Faculty Off-boarding Checklist

If a Faculty Member is just switching to inactive status, use this checklist.

This is a generic list, and a lot of these items need to be considered on a case-by-case basis. People who leave their Faculty role may still be active, trusted contributors to WordPress, depending on the circumstances. Have a conversation with the departing Faculty member to determine their intentions. When in doubt, err on the side of caution and remove permissions, in order to reduce the potential attack surface. Access can always be reinstated later if needed.

  • Set role to Subscriber on Learn WordPress
  • Set role to Subscriber on Make/Training
  • Set role to Subscriber on other Make site(s) where they have access (if no longer trusted)
  • Remove from GitHub – GitHub WordPress Organization & Learn Content Triage Group
  • Reassign any Help Scout conversations
  • Remove Help Scout account (if no longer trusted)
  • Ask a SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. admin/MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. developer to remove from (@faculty) Slack group, as well as any role-specific Faculty groups (i.e., begins with @faculty-).
  • Remove from the Faculty list
  • Remove from the public spreadsheet list “WordPress Training Team Faculty Program Members” and add to the “Past Faculty” tab
  • Change role to “member” for all WordPress meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. groups they have joined (if no longer trusted)
  • Change password for the shared Zoom account
  • Notify of any password changes in the Faculty’s private Slack channel

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