Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) respects the right of employees to use social media and networking sites, message boards and forums, as well as personal websites and blogs, but it is important that employees’ personal use of these sites does not damage the reputation of MNPS, its employees, its students or their families. Social media, audiovisual media, and networking sites may be accessed through the MNPS network, with for the purpose of maintaining MNPS-sponsored online communities, school marketing, and instructional purposes. Personal usage of social media sites is limited to duty-free breaks and lunch hours.