To create a new team:

  1. In Microsoft Teams, click on Teams on the left hand column.
  2. Click Join or create a team at the bottom.
  3. Mouse over 'Create a team' and then click Create team.
  4. Only select Other for the Team type. Please note the features of the Class, Professional Learning and Staff Team types are not supported.
  5. Under 'Team name,' type in the name you would like to call the team.
  6. Under 'Description,' type can type in a short description of the team.
  7. Under 'Privacy,' you can adjust how people can join the team. By default, your team is Private. You, or any one you assign to be an owner, will have to add people you want on the team. Select Public from the drop down menu if you want anyone in the organization to be able to find and join the team.
  8. Click Next
  9. In the text box of the next window, you may type in names of individuals you would like to add members. If you would like to add people from an outside organization, use their email address to invite them as external guest. 
  10. When you're done adding members, click Add and then click Close.
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December 27, 2023