February 2019 Webinars

Graduation Requirements on Feb 04, 2019 9:00 AM EST

Track how the student is progressing towards graduation based on credits earned by department. Requirements are limited by year of graduation so as the needs change it can be reflected in future years.

 

Mail Merge – Communicating with Parents on Feb 04, 2019 10:30 AM EST

Communicating with parents. It is a vital part of a student’s education. Learn how to use Mail Merge to share information in the following areas of student information with your parents: biographical, attendance, discipline and grades. This operation will allow you to send emails, print letters and also track letters. The online version of Mail Merge does everything Mail Merge does in Generations, but so much better (and easier!).

 

Open Forum on Feb 07, 2019 1:00 PM EST

The topic(s) covered during these sessions are up to you, our clients. We invite you to join in the discussion and bring your own questions. Please submit your questions to training@visionsis.com.

 

Managing your Database on Feb 07, 2019 2:00 PM EST

Performing periodic maintenance on the database will help it run smoothly and efficiently. Learn how to use administrative utilities to solve problems. Rolling Data to the new school year. Maintaining user accounts. Even if you are a Vision SIS client – these tasks are important for you to know about and to perform.

 

Are you ready for the New School Year? on Feb 11, 2019 9:00 AM EST

Now is the time to get the new year off and running. Streamline the process by copying much of the current year information into next year. Add returning students and those coming from other schools in your district. New student registrations can then be entered directly into the database. Update the information specific to the new school year and get going. Configure dates for terms, calendars and the Web Portal.

 

Section Patterns (ASB #1) on Feb 11, 2019 10:30 AM EST

Take a look at the Section Pattern editor in Vision SIS. Automated Schedule Builder (ASB) will build the Master Schedule based on information you set up. Start by creating sample section definitions that are organized into Section Pattern groups. These Section Pattern groups are then associated with specific courses. Understanding how the ASB works with these Section Patterns to speed up the scheduling process.

 

Open Forum on Feb 14, 2019 1:00 PM EST

The topic(s) covered during these sessions are up to you, our clients. We invite you to join in the discussion and bring your own questions. Please submit your questions to training@visionsis.com.

 

PA PIMS PVAAS on Feb 14, 2019 2:00 PM EST

Now is the time to review your data for the PVAAS export and review the multi-step process to create files needed for PA DOE.

 

ASB Constraints (ASB #2) on Feb 19, 2019 1:00 PM EST

Take a look at setting up ASB Scheduling Constraints in Vision SIS. Users will gain an understanding of how the Automated Schedule Builder creates course sections based on guidelines that they set. Topics covered include the basics of defining course codes and descriptions, how to determine the number of sections needed per course, maximum enrollment figures per section and how to effectively allocate resources such as meeting rooms and teacher assignments.

 

Data In/Data Out on Feb 19, 2019 2:30 PM EST

Transfer data from several different file formats into MMS. Extract data into spreadsheets, text files and graphs.

 

Open Forum on Feb 21, 2019 1:00 PM EST

The topic(s) covered during these sessions are up to you, our clients. We invite you to join in the discussion and bring your own questions. Please submit your questions to training@visionsis.com.

 

Running the ASB (ASB #3) on Feb 21, 2019 2:00 PM EST

Automated Schedule Builder (ASB) will build the Master Schedule based on Course, Teacher and Room Constraints you set up. Topics include Semester balancing, schedule sequence, overloads, student order, course priority, student versus teacher schedules. Additionally, attendees will learn which MMS reports can be used to get an accurate picture of the scheduling process and monitor it going forward.

 

The ASB Suite of Scheduling Tools on Feb 25, 2019 9:00 AM EST

The Automated Schedule Builder does more than build your section table. Pull Students from their sections. Pull room and teacher assignments from the sections. Assign rooms and teachers to the section table. Select sections to mass delete. Even if the ASB is not your scheduling tool of choice, it still has a lot to offer.

 

Ramp up Student Information on Feb 25, 2019 9:00 AM EST

This webinar explores how to manage contacts, mass edit demographics, and update records in multiple school years. Register a student after the school year has started by entering their demographics, and then continue with attendance, schedules and health. Learn how to get a returning student’s information into the current year.

 

Open Forum on Feb 28, 2019 1:00 PM EST

The topic(s) covered during these sessions are up to you, our clients. We invite you to join in the discussion and bring your own questions. Please submit your questions to training@visionsis.com.

 

What’s new in Vision SIS? on Feb 28, 2019 2:00 PM EST

In this webinar we will take look at the new content added to Vision SIS with the Winter 2019 Release.