Webinar Schedule

February 2020 Webinars

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Running the Automated Schedule Builder (ASB) Feb 20, 10:30 AM

The Automated Schedule Builder (ASB) builds the master schedule based on section patterns, course constraints, teacher constraints, and room constraints entered into the database. Topics include semester balancing, schedule sequence, overloads, student order, course priority, and student versus teacher schedules. Additionally, attendees will learn which reports can be used to get an accurate picture of the scheduling process and monitor it going forward.

How to Reuse Last Year’s Schedule Feb 24, 10:30 AM

Learn which scheduling tools in the Vision SIS tool box are the best to use when crafting schedules for using the same master schedule from the previous year.  Covered in this session: what data to roll, how to input student requests and scheduling students. This webinar also includes how to use the new and improved Mass-Edit Student Course Records found in Vision.

Scheduling Tools in Vision SIS Feb 27, 10:30 AM

Learn about the other scheduling tools in Vision. It is not always all about the Automatic Schedule Builder! This webinar focuses on the following operations: Mass Edit Student Schedule Records, Student Scheduler, Partial Scheduler, Alternate Scheduler, and Seating Optimizer.

 

 

March 2020 Webinars

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Manage Course Requests Mar 9, 10:30 AM

New! Learn how to manage student course requests from Online Course Registration to import them into your database and to clear the table after the import is complete.  This session will also cover some key reports to generate during and after the import is complete.

Attendance Reporting Mar 12, 10:30 AM

Learn how to identify trends using the attendance data entered through either Daily Attendance or Class Attendance.  In this webinar you will learn how to setup reports for the teachers. Learn which reports are good for identifying trends and which reports are key for year-end reporting.

Calculating Grade Averages Mar 16, 10:30 AM

Grade Averaging allows you to weight various grades into an average based on the numeric grades or grade points. Decide what to do if a grade is missing in the calculation. Set additional rules for exclusion. Set up a minimum grade. Implement the Current Final Averages for Teachers, Parents, and Students.

Calculate Course Credits Mar 19, 10:30 AM

Learn how to compute credits for the end of the school year and how it affects report cards, transcripts and graduation requirements.

GPA & Class Rank Mar 26, 8:00 AM

Take a look at these Grade operations in Vision SIS. Learn what you need to compute the end of year GPA and Class Rank. See how it affects report cards and transcripts.

Rolling to the New School Year Mar 26, 10:30 AM

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 Grade Book.

Configure the Family Portal Mar 30, 10:30 AM

Engage your students’ families through the Family Portal.  Now is a good time to learn how to setup the Family Portal and the reports that are available. Did you know that students now can log into the same website? The webinar ends with a quick tour of the Family Portal.

Scheduling Tools in Vision SIS Apr 2, 2020 10:30 AM

Learn about the other scheduling tools in Vision. It is not always all about the Automatic Schedule Builder! This webinar focuses on the following operations: Mass Edit Student Schedule Records, Student Scheduler, Partial Scheduler, Alternate Scheduler, and Seating Optimizer.