MMS News – January 2016

Scheduling for student success-save the date!

Our next MMS Scheduling Conference will be held:

March 9-10 2016

Harrisburg, PA

Plan to attend this informative conference and learn to maximize student success through comprehensive and efficient scheduling.

More details coming soon!



More than 75% of MMS schools are having great success with integrations. You can, too! Our integrations align your MMS with your LMS, Transportation, Food Service, Library, Guidance Systems and more. The MMS library of integrations makes data entry tasks easy and ensures accurate transfer of data from MMS to your other management systems.



  • One database
  • Eliminates redundant data entry
  • Synchronizes data to all connected software
  • Centralizes data entry
  • Flexible sync timeframes
  • Consolidates state reporting data from multiple systems
  • Implement integrations anytime!


Our reliable integration process will save you time and effort, while giving you complete control over which products you integrate for use in your classrooms and schools. Our growing list of integrations include our partner products: Lunchtime, One Call Now, Enrollment Packet, Principalm, and SNAP.

In addition, our partnership with Clever gives MMS Users access to more than 50 Teaching and Learning tools.


Click here to learn what MMS integrations can do for you.



Get ready for Vision

Vision is our new web-based dashboard and reporting tool. Get all the data you need at a glance with Vision! Comprehensive views of demographic, attainment, attendance, and behavior data can be correlated, filtered, graphed, and published via PDF, Excel, or web-based dashboards. Recognize trends, inform stakeholders, and make data-driven decisions with confidence.


You may have previewed Vision at MMS Inform!, during a demonstration, or as part of our Vision Beta Program. If so, the feedback you gave has been very helpful. Over the past few months we have made some significant changes and improvements to Vision.


If you have not seen Vision and you are interested in learning more, click here for a pre-release demo. We are very excited about Vision and we know you will be too!



Upcoming conferences

We will be exhibiting our MMS products at a conference near you. Visit us to learn what’s new with MMS.


The Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference

Hershey Lodge and Convention Center

Hershey PA

February 21-24


National Catholic Education Association

San Diego Convention Center

San Diego CA

March 29-31



Welcome to MMS OnLine

Computer Resources would like to welcome Montrose Area School District to MMS OnLine!


MMS OnLine represents a great value for schools, eliminating the overhead of software licensing, server maintenance, and multiple vendor contracts. Streamline the management of your student information so school administrators can keep their staff focused on improving instruction, instead of maintaining complex computerized systems.


Contact us here for more information about MMS OnLine for your school.



January Webinars

We have a full calendar of MMS webinars lined up for your professional development needs. The convenient live webinars and the recorded webinars from our video library are free to users whose schools have a MMS Unlimited Webinar Subscription. For all other users, the webinars are available for a nominal connection fee.


Click here to register for a webinar today.

New webinars are added on a continuous basis. Here are just some of the topics we have scheduled this month:


All Users:
Wednesday 1/13/2016 Mail Merge: Communicating w/Parents
Friday 1/15/2016 Friday Forum – Custom Reporting w/PRW
Friday 1/22/2016 Friday Forum
Friday 1/29/2016 Friday Forum – Custom Reporting w/PRW
New Users:
Tuesday 1/19/2016 Getting Around MMS in Portals
Administrators and Guidance:
Tuesday 1/12/2016 Generating Report Cards – Tips & Tricks
Friday 1/15/2016 Calculating Grade Averages
Tuesday 1/19/2016 Automated Schedule Builder 1: Section Patterns
Wednesday 1/20/2016 Ramp Up Student Information
Wednesday 1/20/2016 Automated Schedule Builder 2: Constraints
Friday 1/22/2016 Automated Schedule Builder 3: Running ASB
Tuesday 1/26/2016 Scheduling Students After School Starts
Tuesday 1/26/2016 Standards/Skills 1: Setup & Schedules
Wednesday 1/27/2016 Web Based Course Registration
Wednesday 1/27/2016 Setting Up Transcripts
Thursday 1/28/2016 Study Halls and Free Time
Thursday 1/28/2016 Standards/Skills 2: Report Cards
State Reporting:
Tuesday 1/12/2016 PA PIMS Staff File Reporting
Thursday 1/14/2016 PA PIMS Special Education Export
Monday 1/18/2016 PA PIMS Student & Program Facts





Click here to learn how a MMS Unlimited Webinar Subscription can make your job easier.

Click here to request information about purchasing a MMS Unlimited Webinar Subscription for your school.
Webinar Subscription FAQs:

How can I register for a MMS Training Webinar?

Visit the webinar registration calendar on our website.

How much does it cost to attend a MMS training webinar?
When you have a MMS Unlimited Webinar Subscription, you may attend MMS webinars at absolutely no additional cost. Without a MMS Unlimited Webinar Subscription, there is a charge for each connection. MMS Unlimited Webinar Subscriptions start at $900 per year.

If I have a MMS Unlimited Webinar Subscription, what should I do when the website displays a fee when I register?
Because of your special status, this can simply be ignored. Whenever you register for a MMS training webinar, we will ensure that your subscription is valid. If so, we send you connection details by email to confirm your registration. If you have a subscription, you would have received an email entitled, “Unlimited Webinar Subscription Credentials,” that contains your username and password information.

In this issue:Scheduling for student success-save the date




Get ready for Vision


Upcoming conferences


Welcome to MMS OnLine


January Webinars