Trainings

All training will be held in the NEOnet Lab (unless otherwise stated) Please sign up using our calendar links: https://neonet.org/calendar/month

10/29/15 – DASL/EMIS Open Lab 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM

10/29/15 – Open Lab-Running Report Cards for ParentAccess 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
11/4/15 – Open Lab-Running Report Cards for ParentAccess 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

11/12/15 – DASL Family Groups 9:00am to 11:00am

                DASL/EMIS Open Lab 1:00 PM -3:00 PM

11/19/15 – DASL/EMIS Open Lab 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM
**The ODE/ITC EMIS November date is TBD. Notification will be sent out at a later date.

Special Notes:

*In December 2015 the NEOnet ProgressBook Suite will be moving to the hosted environment. The current scheduled down time will be the evening of December 22nd through December 28th. We will be testing the hosted environment the entire month of December before the official move. We are looking for volunteers to either test at their office computers or attend a designated open lab. If you are interested please contact studentservices[at]neonet[dot]org

*The ProgressBook Suite Retreat hosted by Software Answers is scheduled for April 18-19, 2016. District users are welcome to attend both days this year. Attendees will earn 9.67 CEUs for the two-day conference. For more information please go here.

 

DASL (Student Information) Update
If your district is still interested in posting the official DASL report card to ParentAccess for Quarter 1 the last two Open Lab sessions are Thursday, October 29th and Wednesday, November 4th. We will resume the Open Labs designed specifically for posting report cards to ParentAccess in the spring for those districts that just want to post their final report card. Be on the lookout for those dates.

Reminder to those who DID put their Quarter 1 report cards up for parents: If you need to re-run your report cards due to a mistake or student grade changes, go back to the ORIGINAL load settings and click the pencil. Click the blue Rerun link next to the Status column. Then click Run Ready Jobs button. This will place a new set of Quarter 1 report cards out there and the ‘Paper as of Date’ will change for all students in Parent Access. 

EMIS Update:

Report period FY15D – March Follow-up for FY15 reporting has been extended until Friday, October 30, 2015. 

ODE has now automated the 2015D STU_CTEMAR reports, and should processed nightly for distribution to the districts.

WKC – Where Kids Count reports are scheduled to be released this last week of October.  This will be a level 2 report that is to be updated daily.

DASL Calendars-Since the 15.1.4 release, it is suggested that you look at your EMIS Exceptions on your sub-calendars to ensure the correct number of hours are indicated for each exception. For example if your teachers have a Staff Professional Development day the script could not determine how many hours of PD your district provided that day. This can be fixed by click the pencil on that day in the sub-calendar screen and fixing the EMIS Exception hours.

ProgressBook GradeBook Update

When to run Preliminary and Final Report Cards for Gradebook
Preliminary Report Cards are meant to be used as ‘Test Runs’ when running report cards after buckets have closed. When your buildings buckets have closed, run the Preliminary Report Cards as a means to distribute them amongst your teachers. If you or your teachers notice issues on the report cards, adjust the bucket dates, and then have the teachers correct the grades. Re-run another Preliminary when all of the changes have been corrected to verify that the adjusted student grades are correct. 

IF you plan on posting report cards to ParentAccess and be stored in the Electronic File Cabinet
Final Report Cards are to be run when all of the teachers have looked over the Preliminary Report Cards and have advised that everything looks good and you want them to be sent to the Electronic File Cabinet.

Do not run Finals as a way of testing the report cards. Run Preliminary Report Cards for that. As explained in our trainings, Final Report Cards have several steps when running them. Make sure to give yourself a sufficient amount of time to run the Finals if you have a specific date that you want the report cards to be sent to the Electronic File Cabinet and posted on ParentAccess.

Special Services Update

District & User Banks
The new District Banks allows the school district to create templates, statements, eligibility descriptions, guidelines, etc. at the building level for all users to access.  Many districts are creating a template for the Child Profile on the IEP 1 Future Plan, Special Factors, and Profile form.  We have districts creating statements to use on the IEP and ETR Prior Written forms and descriptions of the disability codes for the ETR 4 Eligibility form.

The districts banks are accessed through the Special Administrative homepage and the User Banks are accessed through any Open IEP, ETR or SP Task. 

              District View                                                      User View
       

If your district would like training on the User and/or Distict banks please contact Denise Marrali at marrali[at]neonet[dot]org

October
2015
Student Services Update