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SGDSB Wireless

How Staff Connect to SGDSB Wireless

Staff can gain access to the internet through SGDSB Staff wireless access.


Configure Your Device for the Wireless

Below are the following instructions on how to configure your device to the school wireless.

Security Certificate for Secure Sites:  click Here and then click install

Troubleshooting Steps


If there are any questions.   Please contact or email your tech in your area.


 If your device is not listed above,  use the following settings: WPA2 Enterprise, AES Encryption,Password  Protected with PEAP and use your SGDSB School Staff account to authenticate your connection when prompted.


Tested Devices:

Windows XP, 7
Android 4.x
Apple iOS 5 and 6
Apple OS X 10.8 and10.7
Blackberry Phone

Incompatible Devices:

Windows XP SP2 or earlier (update to XP SP3)


SGDSB Wireless FAQs


Q1:  What Wireless is available to use?
A:  Wireless is only available for Staff members at this time

Q2:  Where can I access wireless?
A:  Any of our schools provide wireless access for staff, using their normal username and password.  If you cannot connect after following the above instructions, then please contact your technician.  The system should work for all staff in all schools, if not, we need to know so that issues can be fixed.

Q3:  How do I connect my wireless device?
A:  For Staff Wireless, How-to documents are available “Here

Q4:  I am having issues with secure sites what should I do?
A:  Secure websites are secured on our end by a School Board certificate that must be installed on your Device. To install this certificate, click Here and then click install

Q5:  My device keeps getting disconnected from the wireless what should I do?
A:  On the SGDSBStaff Wireless network, only one device is allowed to be connected per person.  This could also be caused by poor signal to the wireless access point

Q6:  What if I have issues connecting with my device?
A:  We will test to ensure everything is operating on our end if you are having an issue, but support for you device is your responsibility. However, here are some basic “Troubleshooting Steps

Q7:  Is my device supported?
A:  Although we do not limit what devices can connect, certain devices are incompatible with our system. You can check out our list of ”Tested and Incompatible Devices

Q8:  Can I access my school home drive or printer?
A:  Access at this time is only provided to the internet and is not connected to the school internal network

Q9:  Are there any restrictions for the Wireless?
A:  Wireless is only to be used for educational purposes. There are also basic restrictions for inappropriate and malicious websites in place. It also cannot be used for unlawful activity as outlined in Appendix A of “Policy 602.2 Employees’ Acceptable Use of Technology” or ”Policy 602.1” Students’ Acceptable Use of Technology

Q10:  Why is it taking so long for downloads or internet pages to load
A:  There are numerous issues that can cause this; Your device has poor signal, Your device is slow, it could also be over utilization of the Internet connection by others.

Quick Links

Important Dates


Regular Board Meeting

Monday, January 22 2018 at 6:30 pm

Designated Site:

SGDSB Board Office

Marathon, Ontario


SGDSB Videoconference Sites:

Geraldton Composite HS, 500 Second Street

Geraldton, ON

Lake Superior High School, 19 Hudson Drive

Terrace Bay, ON

Manitouwadge HS, 200 Manitou Road West

Manitouwadge, ON

SGDSB Learning Centre, 46 Salls Street,

Red Rock, ON

Marathon Board Office, 12 Hemlo Drive

Marathon, ON

12 Hemlo Drive, Postal Bag 'A'

Marathon, ON, P0T 2E0

Phone: (807) 229-0436

Fax: (807) 229-1471