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Regional Training Workshop

June 4th - 7th, 2019 | Baton Rouge, LA

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Regional Training Workshop

Coming to Baton Rouge, LA!
Take your skills to the next level with in-depth training.

Improve efficiency and productivity at your school office with four days of hands-on training this June in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Whether you are a new or advanced user, we'll bring your AdminPlus, TeacherPlus Gradebook and Admissions Plus Pro skills to the next level.

June 4 - 7, 2019

St. Aloysius Catholic School
4001 Mimosa St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Increase efficiency and productivity at your school.

Interact with fellow educators and users of our software.

Work directly with Rediker's expert team of trainers.

I am back in Brazil writing to you to say that I was amazed by last week’s training we received at Rediker. Everything was perfect. The food, the labs, the trainers, your sweet and kind staff (Andrew is the most "Down to Earth" President of a company I´ve ever met!) ... continue
Renata Ramos Freitas, Guidance Assistant
Chapel School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
I am back in Brazil writing to you to say that I was amazed by last week’s training we received at Rediker. Everything was perfect. The food, the labs, the trainers, your sweet and kind staff (Andrew is the most "Down to Earth" President of a company I´ve ever met!) and the events you prepared for us. The game, barbecue, the dinners, Boston trip....oh my!!!!! What you guys have is special. Thank you for all the knowledge and for the amazing time.
Renata Ramos Freitas, Guidance Assistant
Chapel School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Learn more about our training workshop
Trainers
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

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Susan Reid
Trainer

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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

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Rich Rediker
CEO

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Brandon Sawdon
Trainer

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David Armistead
Trainer

Hotel & Airport

Rediker Block Rate available at:

Courtyard Marriott
2421 South Acadian Thruway
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
225-924-6400

$79 per night: Call and reference "Rediker Software" to get the group rate.

Please note: Reserve by May 2, 2019 for block rate

Airport:

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)

You can also choose the New Orleans airport, just over an hour drive to Baton Rouge.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

Dining

Full breakfast and lunch provided by Rediker Software.

If you have any special food requests, please be sure to mention them when signing up.

Tuition

Daily Tuition Rates

  • 1 Day: $495
  • 2 Days: $950
  • 3 Days: $1,400
  • 3.5 Days: $1,650
  • Friday: $295

Cancellation policy for the Regional Training Workshop, June 4 - 7, 2019

* Cancellation before May 28, 2019: If payment has been received, full credit will be applied to the school's account for use towards future training.

* Cancellation after May 28, 2019: Payment is required in full. There will NOT be credit granted. This will be strictly enforced due to limited class size and availability.

 

Start Registration: Choose Your Sessions

Check the gray box to the left of each session you would like to attend. Sessions are 9am - 4pm. Friday sessions are 9am - 12 noon. After you have chosen your sessions, scroll to the bottom to continue registration.

Tuesday, June 4th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Database Module

Tuesday, June 4th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

What you will learn:

  • Main screens & features
  • Learn to navigate in AdminPlus
  • Add new students/staff
  • Customize data base fields
  • Learn to search & sort
  • Organize page security
  • Set up field validations and field types
  • Produce columnar lists and reports

Who should attend:

  • This session provides excellent preparation for newer users and those individuals who would like a strong foundation with the Database module in AdminPlus.
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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Report Writing: Level I

Tuesday, June 4th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

DAY 1 OF THE 3-DAY REPORT WRITING TRACK

What you will learn:

  • The basics of generating reports throughout AdminPlus.
  • Search, sort, create and save queries & groups.
  • Report generating skills that can be used in all modules throughout the program.
  • Modify existing reports and customize them to your school's needs, specifically labels and letters.
  • Basic report writing codes in the Database, Attendance, and if time permits, Discipline modules.

Who should attend:

  • This session is for the user who has intermediate-level AdminPlus experience, but beginner-level report writing skills.

Prerequisite:

  • This class is a prerequisite for RW2 & RW3
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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

TeacherPlus Gradebook

Tuesday, June 4th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

Every aspect of the TeacherPlus Gradebook and Management Site from setup to the integration with the portals and mobile apps. Topics covered will include:

  • How the settings in the manager affect what the teachers can and cannot do in the gradebook.
  • How to create logins for substitutes. How to limit what they can do.
  • Management Reports. How to easily query all gradebooks and produce a plethora of reports.
  • The integration of data with the portals and mobile apps.
  • All of the different ways to calculate averages.
  • Standards-based and skills-based grading.
  • New features that have been recently added.

Who should attend:

  • Whether you are new to the software or have been using it for years, this session will help you get the most out of your gradebook.
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

Master Schedule Building for High Schools

Tuesday, June 4th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

  • Learn to build the best possible master schedule for your school using the Super Deluxe Schedule Builder.
  • The scheduling process from beginning to end.
  • The importance of pre-planning.
  • Understanding conflict matrices and how they can improve your schedule.
  • Scheduling logic: the order of placing sections.
  • How to use the builder to schedule rooms and teachers based on availability and students’ course requests.
  • How to resolve and minimize conflicts.
  • How to use the built-in master schedule board to improve your schedule.
  • Understanding the many settings “under the hood” of the schedule builder and how they can be used to tweak and improve your schedule.
  • Explore alternative types of schedules.

Who should attend:

  • Anybody having anything to do with building a master schedule for a high school. (While the focus will be primarily on high schools, much of the scheduling process also applies to middle schools.)
  • Administrators new to scheduling are welcome, even if they do not have a lot of experience in AdminPlus.

Prerequisite:

  • Attendees should have some knowledge of their own school’s scheduling needs and/or some general knowledge about high school scheduling.

Level:

  • Intermediate (This session will not cover basic tasks in AdminPlus used to setup the scheduling process, such as entering courses and requests.) NOTE: If you are an elementary school, or your class schedule rarely changes from year to year, please refer to the other classes on scheduling offered during the week.

Wednesday, June 5th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

PlusPortals

Wednesday, June 5th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

ParentPlus:

  • One login to view all of their children's data.
  • Real-time access to grades, progress reports, attendance, discipline, class schedules, school alerts and announcements.
  • Customized real-time dashboards of their children.

StudentPlus:

  • Personalized combined calendars that include their assignments and tests across all of their classes, field trips, sports practices, games, and other school events.
  • Class pages to access class documents, notes, assignments, readings, quizzes and tests.
  • Email and message capability with teachers and staff, access to portfolio items.
  • Online course request approval, school directory, school surveys.
  • Web Lockers to submit assignments.
  • Real-time access to homework, quiz and test scores, customized dashboards, class schedules.
  • Personalized combined calendars, class pages, web lockers, portfolio items, school directory, and school surveys.

TeacherPlus:

  • Manage classes as well as share classroom data.
  • Assign and collect homework.
  • View assignment grades, attendance trends and disciplinary incidents.
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Send messages or emails, post classroom announcements, and create calendar events for students and/or parents.

Who should attend?

  • School administrators and teachers who want to learn how to instantly share data and engage with parents and students in our secure PlusPortals environment.
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Daily and Period Attendance

Wednesday, June 5th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

What you will learn:

Overview of main screens and features of the Attendance module with primary focus on daily attendance. Topics include:

  • Set up attendance codes.
  • Produce attendance collection forms for teachers.
  • Enter daily attendance from a homeroom or first period class.
  • Use of Daily Attendance Bulletin.
  • Enter tardies and produce late slips to class; make corrections to student attendance.
  • “Batch Enter” attendance codes for field trips, sport trips, etc.
  • View and edit the school’s attendance calendar.
  • Produce various types of attendance reports.
  • Main screens and features of the Period Attendance module.
  • Setting up the codes, entering period attendance, and manually editing student period attendance.
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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Report Writing: Level II

Wednesday, June 5th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

DAY 2 OF THE 3-DAY REPORT WRITING TRACK

What you will learn:

  • Build on the skills learned in the Level I class.
  • Briefly review the basic codes learned in Level I class.
  • Learn more intermediate report writing codes including: general box, photo, image, family labels, family directories, drawing lines, and header/footer codes (that are found in most standard list reports).

Who should attend:

  • This workshop is for the intermediate-level AdminPlus user with intermediate-level report writing skills.

Prerequisite

  • Must take Report Writing Level 1
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

Admissions Plus Pro Day 1

Wednesday, June 5th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Specialized

DAY 1 OF THE 2-DAY ADMISSIONS TRACK

What you will learn:

  • Learn the steps necessary to setup and configure the Admissions software program.
  • Emphasis will be placed on the Setup Center and Demographics screen.

Who should attend:

  • This all-day session is for the beginner to intermediate user who works in the Admissions Office and is responsible for tracking prospects through the admissions process. This session will be continued on Thursday.
Thursday, June 6th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Become a Report Writing Master: Level III

Thursday, June 6th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Advanced

DAY 3 OF THE 3-DAY REPORT WRITING TRACK

What you will learn:

  • Build on the skills learned in the Level I and Level II classes.
  • Briefly review the basic codes learned in the Level I class.
  • Briefly review the intermediate codes learned in the Level II class.
  • Cover more advanced report writing codes including: course table box code, GPA codes, honor roll box code, and department credit code as time permits.

NOTE: Attendees should bring report writing projects (or ideas of report writing needs) to the session that they are interested in working on. Anything created or modified can be taken back to the school on your USB drive with instructions on how to install it.

Who should attend?

  • Any user who has intermediate-level Administrator’s Plus experience, and intermediate to advanced-level report writing skills.

Prerequisite:

  • Must take RW1 and RW2
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Report Cards Plus Module

Thursday, June 6th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

This all-day session is for the beginner to intermediate user. By the end of this session on the Report Card Module, you will have learned how to do the following:

  • Set up the Report Card Module
  • - Edit the Grade Table

    - Customize Report Card columns

    - Edit Report Card comments

    - Edit the number grade print table

    - Enter department names

    - Enter skills and concepts

  • Manually enter courses
  • Manually set up sections
  • Link skills to courses
  • Schedule students
  • - By homeroom

    - By roster

  • Print out reports in the Entry Forms menu including:
  • - Section rosters

    - Grade entry/verification forms

    - Grade distribution reports

    - Comment distribution reports

    - Enrollment reports by teachers

    - Teacher grade search report

  • Enter grades two ways: manually and import from gradebooks
  • Use the Calculate Averages Program to calculate averages and blank report card columns
  • Use the Statistical Reports Program to run Honor Rolls
  • Use the Report Card Report Writer to print report cards, transcripts and other reports
  • Who should attend:

    This session is designed for users who desire a more intensive, hands-on approach to understanding the basics of our Report Card module.


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    Cloid Helton
    Senior Trainer

    Admissions Day 2

    Thursday, June 6th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Level: Specialized

    DAY 2 OF THE 2-DAY ADMISSIONS TRACK

    What you will learn:

    Finish up any topics left over from Wednesday’s class. Then, attendees will learn:

    • The steps necessary to set up and generate customized letters and reports using Admissions Plus Pro data.
    • How to export applicants who have completed the process to AdminPlus.
    • See how the new online application process works.

    Who should attend:

    • Admissions Plus Pro users who need to set up and generate customized letters and reports and are interested in learning more about online applications. The entire two-day course is “hands on” except the online portion.

    Prerequisite:

    • Day one is a prerequisite. This session is continued from Wednesday.
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    Kevin Mack
    Senior Trainer

    Online Forms in AdminPlus

    Thursday, June 6th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Level: Intermediate

    All-Day Session

    Kevin Mack, Senior Trainer

    What you will learn:

    • Basic setup steps to create online forms including Re-enrollment Forms, Student and Staff Verification Forms, Permission Slips, Surveys, Course Request Forms, Billing Online Forms, and more.
    • Preparing your data for the use of Online Forms.
    • Receiving information into Data Base fields, Contact DB fields, Super DB tables or Portfolio items.

    Who should attend:

    • Any user who needs to create online forms to be filled in by others. These forms can contain data from your Administrator's Plus Data Base fields, Contacts or Super Data Base tables.
    Friday, June 7th
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Kevin Mack
    Senior Trainer

    Discipline Plus: Track Student Behavior

    Friday, June 7th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Level: Beginner

    What you will learn:

    • Main screens and features of the Discipline module.
    • Proper set up of codes and entry of incidents.
    • Producing useful reports and running school-wide statistics.
    • Bully and victim reporting.

    Who should attend:

    • Any educators who document and track disciplinary incidents, maintain related records, notify parents of infractions, and produce reports, notices, forms or other documents.
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    Teresa Helton
    Director of Training

    The Import and Excel Wizards

    Friday, June 7th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Level: Intermediate

    What you will learn:

    • Streamline and speed up data entry by taking external data and importing it into AdminPlus.
    • Using the Excel Wizard to get data out of AdminPlus and into Excel.
    • Multi-module querying.

    Who should attend:

    • Any office personnel interested in learning time-saving data entry methods and querying across all AdminPlus modules.
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    Shelley Frisoni
    Trainer

    Super Database Tables

    Friday, June 7th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Level: Intermediate

    What you will learn:

    • Set up user-defined tables to extend the power of the Data Base module.
    • Store test scores, notes, college applications, etc.
    • Create and use SDB table views for use within reports in the Administrator’s Plus report writers.
    • Create single student reports and lists.

    Who should attend:

    • Any AdminPlus user who wants to create unlimited customizable tables for test scores, teacher certifications, and more.
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    Cloid Helton
    Senior Trainer

    GPAs and Credits

    Friday, June 7th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Level: Intermediate

    What you will learn:

    • Calculating GPAs and credits & running honor rolls in AdminPlus.
    • Updating GPAs and credits (when it’s the right time).
    • Using the logs to double-check updates.
    • Running multiple honor rolls.
    • Dealing with transfer students.

    Who should attend:

    • AdminPlus users whose job it is to calculate GPAs, determine which students qualify for the honor roll, and print the honor roll and certificates.