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Summer Training Workshop

July 13th - 17th  |  Hampden, MA

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Summer Training Workshop

Five Days of Expert Training to Improve Productivity and Increase Efficiency at Your School

Join us this summer at our headquarters in beautiful Hampden, MA for five days of in-depth, hands-on training with fellow educators from around the world.

Whether you are a new or advanced user, we'll bring your AdminPlus, TeacherPlus Gradebook, PlusPortals, and Admissions Plus Pro skills to the next level. Be prepared to have fun while you are here. In the evenings we offer various activities like dinner outings and our famous Boston Trip.

Register by May 31, 2020 to get our special Early Bird Discount.

July 13 - 17, 2020

Rediker Software Headquarters
2 Wilbraham Road
Hampden, MA 01036

User Research Sessions: Workshop attendees are invited to participate in User Research during the workshop in exchange for a free web training session. A limited number of seats are available and not all users will be selected. This 45 minute session will have you paired up with one of our User Experience professionals for an interview and some simple research exercises.

Reasons to Attend:

Increase Efficiency

and Productivity at Your School

On-Track Learning

Classes for Beginner to Advanced Users

Meet with Rediker Staff,

Trainers, Tech Support and More

Interact with Fellow Educators

and Rediker Software Users

Featured Learning Tracks:

Beginners Boot Camp:
1. Data Base Plus
2. Daily Attendance
3. Report Cards Plus

  • for Grades K-8
  • for Grades 9-12

Admissions Plus Pro:
1. Day 1 — Casting the Net
2. Day 2 — Reeling Them In

Admissions Online Forms

Scheduling and Master Schedule Building:
1.  Schedule Building Prep
2.  Master Schedule Building
3.  Master Schedule Building Lab

Schedule Building for Middle Schools

Report Writing:
1. Day 1 — Basic Modification
2. Day 2 — Report Writing
3. Day 3 — Report Cards & Transcripts

Limited Time Early Bird Discount

Register by May 31, 2020 to get our Early Bird Discount. Click the tuition button for details.

Details 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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Obaida Abdul-Rahim
Trainer

Hotel & Airport

Hotel:

Hilton Garden Inn
Location: 800 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield, MA 01105
Phone: 413-263-2026

This hotel is 20 - 30 minutes from our office, so please plan your travel accordingly.

A Rediker block rate at the Hilton Garden Inn is available. Please register here.


Airport:

The closest airport is Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT.

We do NOT recommend Boston Logan International Airport as it is over 2 hours away from our office.

Dining

Full breakfast and lunch provided by Rediker Software. Refreshments available throughout the day.

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

Tuition

Daily Tuition Rates

Early Bird Tuition Daily Tuition
Register by May 31, 2020 After May 31, 2020
1 Day: $445 $495
2 Days: $855 $950
3 Days: $1,260 $1,400
4 Days: $1,600 $1,800
5 Days: $1,900 $2,150


Cancellation policy for the Summer Training Workshop:

* Cancellation before July 6, 2020: If payment has been received, full credit will be applied to the school's account for use towards future training.

* Cancellation after July 6, 2020: Payment is required in full. There will NOT be credit granted. This will be strictly enforced due to limited class size and availability.

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What an amazing experience! After the Training Workshop I came back to El Paso refreshed and with a sense of power, so to speak, in knowing that Radford School is being supported by such a wonderful company.
Miriam Salvador, Administrative Assistant
Radford School, El Paso, TX
What an amazing experience! After the Training Workshop I came back to El Paso refreshed and with a sense of power, so to speak, in knowing that Radford School is being supported by such a wonderful company.
Miriam Salvador, Administrative Assistant
Radford School, El Paso, TX
I'm very excited with all that I learned and the hospitality that the staff provided was outstanding. You made us all feel welcome and comfortable from the moment we arrived. I have to admit, I'm kind of missing being pampered with all the food and good people!"
Jeanette Payan, Administrative Assistant
East Orange Community Charter School, East Orange, NJ
I'm very excited with all that I learned and the hospitality that the staff provided was outstanding. You made us all feel welcome and comfortable from the moment we arrived. I have to admit, I'm kind of missing being pampered with all the food and good people!"
Jeanette Payan, Administrative Assistant
East Orange Community Charter School, East Orange, NJ
The Rediker Training Workshop was definitely a worthwhile experience. It was extremely helpful to learn about the different features that Rediker offers. Several of my colleagues are now thinking of new ways that we can use Rediker to organize our data. I think that what I en... continue
Drew Earnest, Technology Specialist
The Washington School for Girls, Washington, DC
The Rediker Training Workshop was definitely a worthwhile experience. It was extremely helpful to learn about the different features that Rediker offers. Several of my colleagues are now thinking of new ways that we can use Rediker to organize our data. I think that what I enjoyed the most was the fact that I was able to meet the staff members at Rediker. It really demonstrated how committed Rediker is to assisting the schools that use the software.
Drew Earnest, Technology Specialist
The Washington School for Girls, Washington, DC

Start Registration: Choose Your Sessions

Check the gray box to the left of each session you would like to attend. Monday through Friday full-day sessions are 9am to 4pm. Friday half-day sessions are 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm. After you choose your sessions, please scroll to the bottom to continue registration. Registrations submitted by May 31, 2020 automatically qualify for the Early Bird Discount.

Monday, July 13th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Beginners Boot Camp: Data Base Plus

Monday, July 13th, 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 Data Base module in AdminPlus.
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Obaida Abdul-Rahim
Trainer

TeacherPlus Gradebook

Monday, July 13th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

This session is for those users who have been using the gradebook in their school and want to interact and ask questions to utilize all aspects of the TeacherPlus manager and gradebook.

What you will learn:

  • 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.
  • New features that have been recently added.

Who should attend:

  • Gradebook users and managers who already have a basic understanding of the TeacherPlus Gradebook.
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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Report Writing Day 1: Basic Report Modification

Monday, July 13th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

Day 1 of the 3-Day Report Writing Track

Prerequisites:

  • Previously completed Data Base Module training (online or at a workshop)
    OR
  • Used AdminPlus for at least 3 months

What you will learn:

  • Run reports from print program.
  • Include Student DB and Contact DB information in print program reports.
  • Use AdminPlus as a tool to pre-code a DB report which is then editable by you.
  • Learn the basic features within the report writing screen.
  • Learn codes used to create/modify a label.
    • Modify an existing label for different content and different label size.
  • Learn basic codes used to create/modify a letter.
    • Create a letter template for your school.
    • Create an email template for your school.
    • Copy your templates to the Attendance and Discipline Modules.
    • Modify the template to create multiple letters.

Sessions will include time to "play" with the codes learned during the session.

Participants should have ideas of letters or labels they would like to create/modify for their school, and have access to them.

Work time and one-on-one help from the trainer will be included in this session.

Prerequisites

  • Previously completed Data Base Module training (online or at a workshop)
    OR
  • Used AdminPlus for at least 3 months
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

Billing Plus: Student Billing in AdminPlus

Monday, July 13th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

This all day session is for the Billing Plus user.

It will cover the main screens and features of the Billing module. Primary focus will be on:
  • Billing Codes
  • Creating/Editing Invoices
  • Batch Entry
  • Applying Payments
  • Printing and Statistical Reports

During this hands-on session, attendees will learn how to:

  • Create invoices for students according to the payment plan they have chosen.
  • Add/Edit invoices for individual students.
  • Apply payment as money is received.
  • Print receipts.
  • Print periodic invoices/statements.
  • Print aging reports/summaries.
  • Run statistical reports.

This session will also cover the new process of managing online payments, as well as dispatching invoices and statements via email.

The slower pace will allow for hands-on activities, as well as time to answer individual questions.

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
User Research (Free)

Monday, July 13th, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Level: Specialized

Please sign up to be selected for these free sessions to participate in user research at Rediker Software in exchange for a free web training session.

  • There will be 45 minute User Research sessions Monday - Thursday from 4:15pm to 5pm.
  • A limited number of seats are available and not all users will be selected.
  • This 45 minute session will have you paired up with one of our User Experience professionals for an interview and some simple research exercises.
  • This research will be extremely valuable to us as we seek to develop new and improved products for you.
  • There is no cost to participate, and if you are chosen you will receive a free web training session.
Tuesday, July 14th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Beginners Boot Camp: Daily Attendance

Tuesday, July 14th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

What you will learn:

  • Printing and/or posting the daily bulletin.
  • Batch entering attendance codes for field trips, etc.
  • Making quick attendance corrections.
  • Management of tardy slips.
  • Time-saving tips and tricks to make using the Attendance module easier than ever.

Who should attend:

  • Beginner and Intermediate AdminPlus users who want a quick overview of the attendance features.
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Obaida Abdul-Rahim
Trainer

PlusPortals: School-to-Home Web Portals

Tuesday, July 14th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

This session is for those users who have been using the portal in their school and want to interact and ask questions to utilize all aspects of the PlusPortal manager and portal.

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 a secure environment.
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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Report Writing Day 2: Report Writing

Tuesday, July 14th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

Day 2 of the 3-Day Report Writing Track

Prerequisites:

  • Previously completed Data Base Module training (online or at a workshop).
    OR used AdminPlus for at least 3 months

AND

  • Previously completed a Report Writing Level 1 session or Basic Report Modification session OR modified labels/letters on their own in AdminPlus

What you will learn:

  • Use intermediate level ~ codes.
  • Create and run contact, family and household reports.
  • Use the box codes instead of ~ codes.
  • Insert student or staff photos into a report.
  • Insert images or watermarks into a report.

Sessions will include time to "play" with the codes learned during the session.

Participants should have ideas of reports they would like to create/modify for their school, and have access to them.

Work time and one-on-one help from the trainer will be included in this session.

Prerequisites

  • Previously completed Data Base Module training (online or at a workshop).
    OR used AdminPlus for at least 3 months

AND

  • Previously completed a Report Writing Level 1 session or Basic Report Modification session OR modified labels/letters on their own in AdminPlus
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

Admissions Plus Pro Day 1

Tuesday, July 14th, 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 set up 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 Wednesday.
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Susan Reid
Trainer

Schedule Building Prep

Tuesday, July 14th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

What you will learn:

  • Understanding scheduling terminology and the required “first steps” for creating a schedule.
  • Creating and configuring the new year.
  • Defining the rotation.
  • Updating the master course list.
  • Understanding and entering student course requests.
  • Recognizing and dealing with potential conflicts.

Who should attend:

  • This workshop session is for users new to schedule building in AdminPlus. This session will introduce the new user to the school's master schedule, and prepare them for schedule building sessions offered later in the week.

This session will prepare the participant for Thursday's Master Schedule Building Workshop.

The slower pace will allow for hands-on activities and sufficient time to answer individual questions.

Note: attendees will not build a schedule during this session. It is intended to help attendees complete the steps that need to be completed before a schedule can be built.

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
User Research (Free)

Tuesday, July 14th, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Level: Specialized

Please sign up to be selected for these free sessions to participate in user research at Rediker Software in exchange for a free web training session.

  • There will be 45 minute User Research sessions Monday - Thursday from 4:15pm to 5pm.
  • A limited number of seats are available and not all users will be selected.
  • This 45 minute session will have you paired up with one of our User Experience professionals for an interview and some simple research exercises.
  • This research will be extremely valuable to us as we seek to develop new and improved products for you.
  • There is no cost to participate, and if you are chosen you will receive a free web training session.
Wednesday, July 15th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Beginners Boot Camp: Report Cards Plus for K-8

Wednesday, July 15th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

What you will learn:

  • This session will introduce the user to the Report Card module for educators at elementary and middle schools.
  • Middle and lower school grade management and reporting will be covered using the Report Cards module.

Topics Will Include:

  • Setting up the grade table.
  • Understanding how to set up and run various Honor Rolls.
  • How to use the powerful grade search function within the Report Card module.
  • Special emphasis will be placed on using “skills” with courses for report card purposes.

It will also cover various methods for scheduling students into classes, as well as entering your already-built section list. Designed for users who desire a more intensive, hands-on approach to understanding the basics.

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Obaida Abdul-Rahim
Trainer

AdminPlus Online Forms

Wednesday, July 15th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

  • Basic set up 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 AdminPlus Data Base fields, Contacts or Super Data Base tables.
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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Report Writing Day 3: Report Cards and Transcripts

Wednesday, July 15th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Advanced

Day 3 of the 3-Day Report Writing Track

Prerequisites:

  • Previously completed Data Base Module training (online or at a workshop).
    OR used AdminPlus for at least 3 months

AND

  • Previously completed a Report Writing Level 1 session or Basic Report Modification session OR modified labels/letters on their own in AdminPlus

AND

  • Previously completed a Report Writing Level II session OR used General text Box codes on their own in AdminPlus

What you will learn how to use:

  • The SDB table box to print standardized test scores on a transcript.
  • The GPA box, and then create your own custom GPA box using the General box.
  • The Honor Roll box.
  • The Departmental Credit box.
  • The Transcript box.
  • The Attendance box.
  • The Course Table box.
  • The Advanced box (skills-based report card box).

Sessions will include time to "play" with the codes learned during the session.

At the end of this session, participants will have created a "first draft" of their own Report Card or Transcript, so participants should have ideas of reports they would like to create/modify for their school, and have access to them.

Work time and one-on-one help from the trainer will be included in this session.

Prerequisites

  • Previously completed Data Base Module training (online or at a workshop).
    OR used AdminPlus for at least 3 months

AND

  • Previously completed a Report Writing Level 1 session or Basic Report Modification session OR modified labels/letters on their own in AdminPlus
  • AND
  • Previously completed a Report Writing Level II session OR used General text Box codes on their own in AdminPlus
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

Admissions Plus Pro Day 2

Wednesday, July 15th, 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 Tuesday’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:

  • Admissions Plus Pro Day One is a prerequisite. This session is continued from Tuesday.
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Rich Rediker
CEO

Master Schedule Building

Wednesday, July 15th, 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.
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
User Research (Free)

Wednesday, July 15th, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Level: Beginner

Please sign up to be selected for these free sessions to participate in user research at Rediker Software in exchange for a free web training session.

  • There will be 45 minute User Research sessions Monday - Thursday from 4:15pm to 5pm.
  • A limited number of seats are available and not all users will be selected.
  • This 45 minute session will have you paired up with one of our User Experience professionals for an interview and some simple research exercises.
  • This research will be extremely valuable to us as we seek to develop new and improved products for you.
  • There is no cost to participate, and if you are chosen you will receive a free web training session.
Thursday, July 16th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Beginners Boot Camp: Report Cards Plus for 9-12

Thursday, July 16th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

What you will learn:

  • Introduction to the Report Cards module for educators at high schools.
  • The basics of setting up Administrator’s Plus to store and report grades.
  • Each of the module’s menu items and new features.
  • Manual entry of data into the master course and section lists, and into student schedules in preparation for grade reporting.
  • How to produce report cards, class ranks and eligibility lists.

Who should attend:

  • Designed for users who desire a more intensive, hands-on approach to understanding the basics of the Report Cards module.

Level:

  • This session is for the beginner to intermediate user.
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Obaida Abdul-Rahim
Trainer

Admissions Forms: Online Applications, Inquiries and Forms

Thursday, July 16th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

  • Basic set up steps to create Admissions online forms including Application, Inquiry and Registration forms.
  • Preparing your Admissions data for the use of Online Forms.
  • Receiving information into Admissions Data Base fields, Contact DB fields, Super DB tables or Portfolio items.

Who should attend:

  • Any Admissions user who needs to create online forms to be filled in by prospects.
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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Generating Reports in AdminPlus

Thursday, July 16th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites:

  • Previously completed Data Base Module training (online or at a workshop).
    OR used AdminPlus for at least 3 months


You will learn how to run reports in the following modules:

  • Data Base Module
    • Print Program
    • Data Base Report Writer
  • Attendance Module
    • Homeroom and Period Attendance forms
    • Daily Attendance Report Writer
  • Report Card Module
    • Entry Forms
    • Report Card Report Writer
  • Scheduling Module
    • Scheduling Module Report Writer
  • Discipline Module
    • Penalty Reports
    • Statistics
    • Discipline Report Writer

This session contains NO report writing.

We will generate reports that come with the program, but not look at modifying them.

This session is an overview of all of the default reports that can be run from AdminPlus.

Prerequisites

  • Previously completed Data Base Module training (online or at a workshop).
    OR used AdminPlus for at least 3 months
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

AdminPlus for School Leaders

Thursday, July 16th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

This session is for the beginning to intermediate user, specifically for school leaders (principals, assistant principals, headmasters, guidance directors, deans, etc.).

This hands-on session will focus on how to:

  • Navigate and set up administrative views of students and staff.
  • Find, retrieve and report on data that will assist in making decisions about student and staff performance.
  • Identify grading trends among teachers.
  • Pick up on student failure and how they are affected by both discipline and attendance.
  • Create class enrollment reports that tell how many students your teachers are handling, etc.
  • Generate many other types of reports that can be at the fingertips of your school's leadership!

Who should attend:

  • Anyone interested in seeing Rediker’s newest innovations and learning tips and tricks with the latest software solutions.
  • Basic knowledge of AdminPlus is helpful.
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Susan Reid
Trainer

Master Schedule Building Lab

Thursday, July 16th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

This session is for participants of the Wednesday's Master Schedule Building class. Come and spend time in the lab with tech assistance to ask specific questions regarding the course content or your own school’s scheduling needs.

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
User Research (Free)

Thursday, July 16th, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Level: Specialized

Please sign up to be selected for these free sessions to participate in user research at Rediker Software in exchange for a free web training session.

  • There will be 45 minute User Research sessions Monday - Thursday from 4:15pm to 5pm.
  • A limited number of seats are available and not all users will be selected.
  • This 45 minute session will have you paired up with one of our User Experience professionals for an interview and some simple research exercises.
  • This research will be extremely valuable to us as we seek to develop new and improved products for you.
  • There is no cost to participate, and if you are chosen you will receive a free web training session.
Friday, July 17th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

GPAs, Credits and Honor Rolls

Friday, July 17th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 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.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Period Attendance: Tips and Tricks

Friday, July 17th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Level: General

What you will learn:

  • Main screens and features of the Period Attendance module.
  • Setting up the codes, entering period attendance, and manually editing student period attendance.
  • Producing default reports and letters, including official attendance registers.

Who should attend:

  • Any beginner or intermediate AdminPlus users who track attendance period to period and either use the Period Attendance module or are considering it.
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Obaida Abdul-Rahim
Trainer

Discipline Plus: Track Student Behavior

Friday, July 17th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

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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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Super Data Base Tables

Friday, July 17th, 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 Super Data Base table views for use within reports in the AdminPlus 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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Susan Reid
Trainer

Schedule Building for Middle Schools

Friday, July 17th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

Various methods to add scheduling items to student records, including:

  • Using the demographic fields to assign students to groups.
  • Scheduling all students in a group (or homeroom) to the same classes.
  • Scheduling students roster by roster.
  • Walk-in schedules.

Who should attend:

  • Middle school staff who have very different requirements when it comes to scheduling. This session does not include building a class schedule; rather it is for schools where a course and section list are already in place. Please see the schedule building session if your class schedule changes each year.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Obaida Abdul-Rahim
Trainer

AP Notify: School Messaging and Notifications

Friday, July 17th, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

  • Simultaneously reach the school community on several channels at once: SMS Text, Text-to-Voice, Voice-to-Voice and email.
  • Selecting recipients from AdminPlus contacts such as primary contacts only, household contacts, and non-household contacts.
  • Adding recipients, such as All Grades, All Students, Single Grade, Individual Students, by Database Field Criteria, All Staff, Individual Staff, by Courses, by Sections, or other contact field-matching criteria using familiar AdminPlus selection criteria.
  • Sending text, voice and email messages all in one place without leaving AdminPlus.
  • Detailed log audits success or failure for each recipient.

Who should attend:

Anyone who wants an introduction to our messaging system that helps keep your entire school community informed quickly and easily from within AdminPlus.

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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

The Import and Excel Wizards: The Ins and Outs of Data Management

Friday, July 17th, 1:00 PM - 4:00 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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Susan Reid
Trainer

Data Base Plus: Tips and Tricks

Friday, July 17th, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

  • Basic overview of the Data Base module including:
  • New features, tips, tricks.
  • Customizations, new files, print program.
  • Family feature, field validation, and more.

Who should attend:

  • Anyone who needs to collect and manage student and staff information, produce reports, or generate correspondence will benefit from this session.

Level:

  • General / Beginner to intermediate user.