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Summer Training Workshop

July 15th - 19th, 2019  |  Hampden, MA

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Summer Training Workshop

Five Days of Expert Training to Improve Productivity & 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.

July 15 - 19, 2019

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 one-hour 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

Recommended Learning Tracks

Beginners Boot Camp:
1. Data Base Plus
2. Daily Attendance
3. Report Cards Plus
     K-8 Lower/ Middle Schools
     9-12 Upper/ High Schools

Master Schedule Building (MSB):
  Schedule Building Preparation
  MSB for High Schools
  MSB Open Lab
  MSB for Middle Schools (1/2 Day)

Admissions Plus Pro:
1. Day 1 – Casting the Net
2. Day 2 – Reeling Them In
3. Day 3 – Online Forms & Applications

Report Writing:
1. Level I – Get Started
2. Level II – Dig Deeper
3. Level III – Become a Master

Learn More About Our Training Workshop
Trainers
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

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David Tivoli
Product Development

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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

Hotel & Airport

Hotel Options:

Hilton Garden Inn
800 Hall of Fame Ave., Springfield, MA 01105

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


Airport:

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

We do NOT recommend Boston Logan International Airport, 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

  • 1 Day: $495
  • 2 Days: $950
  • 3 Days: $1,400
  • 4 Days: $1,800
  • 5 Days: $2,150

Cancellation policy for the Summer Training Workshop during the week of July 15 - 19, 2019:

* Cancellation before July 8, 2019: If payment has been received, full credit will be applied to the school's account for use towards future training.

* Cancellation after July 8, 2019: 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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I found the workshop to be very informative and extremely helpful. I am new to Administrator's Plus and each day at the workshop, I found something new about the system that I love! Thank you for answering so many questions and showing me all the new features." Every... continue
Tammy Prosser, School Counselor
Christian Central Academy, Williamsville, NY
I found the workshop to be very informative and extremely helpful. I am new to Administrator's Plus and each day at the workshop, I found something new about the system that I love! Thank you for answering so many questions and showing me all the new features." Everyone at the training was so willing to answer questions and explain things. Not only was it an awesome learning experience, it was fun, too!
Tammy Prosser, School Counselor
Christian Central Academy, Williamsville, NY
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
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. Sessions are 9am to 4pm. Friday offers morning and afternoon sessions, with one full-day session for GPAs. After you choose your sessions, scroll to the bottom to continue registration.

Monday, July 15th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Beginners Boot Camp: Data Base Plus

Monday, July 15th, 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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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

TeacherPlus Gradebook

Monday, July 15th, 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

Get Started with Report Writing: Level I

Monday, July 15th, 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 Data Base, 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 Report Writing Levels 2 & 3.
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

Billing Plus: Student Billing in AdminPlus

Monday, July 15th, 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.

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David Tivoli
Product Development

Accounting and Student Billing with FINACS (AP Accounting)

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

Level: Specialized

What you will learn:

  • This session’s focus will be on student billing, accounts payable, and general ledger activities.
  • Student billing: Invoice creation, applying scholarships, creating bills, applying payments, deposits, bank reconciliation; review of associated reports.
  • Accounts payable: vendor and item set up, creating purchase orders, vouchers, paying vendors, and the impact on general ledger; review of associated reports.
  • General ledger: exploring the general ledger, exporting to Excel, and year-end closing.

Who should attend:

  • Anyone in the Business Office who is responsible for student billing or any accounting functions including purchasing, accounts payable, cash receipt handling, financial reporting, payroll and benefit administration.

Level:

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

Monday, July 15th, 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 16th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Beginners Boot Camp: Attendance Plus

Tuesday, July 16th, 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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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

PlusPortals: School-to-Home Web Portals

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

Level: Advanced

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

Dig Deeper into Report Writing: Level II

Tuesday, July 16th, 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 session 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

Tuesday, July 16th, 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 16th, 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 Wednesday'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 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.
Wednesday, July 17th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Beginners' Boot Camp: Report Cards Plus for K-8 Lower/Middle Schools

Wednesday, July 17th, 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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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

AdminPlus Online Forms

Wednesday, July 17th, 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

Become a Report Writing Master: Level III

Wednesday, July 17th, 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 AdminPlus experience, and intermediate to advanced-level report writing skills.

Prerequisite:

  • Must take Report Writing Levels 1 & 2.
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

Admissions Plus Pro Day 2

Wednesday, July 17th, 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 for High Schools

Wednesday, July 17th, 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 17th, 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.
Thursday, July 18th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Beginners Boot Camp: Report Cards Plus for 9-12 Upper/High Schools

Thursday, July 18th, 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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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

AdminPlus for School Leaders

Thursday, July 18th, 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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Shelley Frisoni
Trainer

Generating Reports in AdminPlus

Thursday, July 18th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

What you will learn:

  • Better understanding of generating built-in reports in modules throughout AdminPlus.
  • Learn to use the specifications screens.
  • User-defined tasks needed to produce reports, letters, lists, etc.
  • Tips and tricks for using the Data Base, Daily Attendance, Discipline, and the Report Cards modules’ report writers.

Who should attend?

  • This workshop is for the intermediate-level AdminPlus user who needs to produce reports in the various AdminPlus modules. Note that this session doesn’t cover report writing or code manipulation.

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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

Admissions Forms: Online Applications, Inquiries and Forms

Thursday, July 18th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner

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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Susan Reid
Trainer

Master Schedule Building Lab

Thursday, July 18th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

This session is for participants of the Wednesday 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 18th, 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 19th
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Cloid Helton
Senior Trainer

GPAs, Credits and Honor Rolls

Friday, July 19th, 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 & Tricks

Friday, July 19th, 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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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

Discipline Plus: Track Student Behavior

Friday, July 19th, 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 19th, 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 19th, 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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Teresa Helton
Director of Training

Data Base Overview: Tips and Tricks

Friday, July 19th, 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.

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Kevin Mack
Senior Trainer

AP Notify - Our School Messaging System

Friday, July 19th, 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 19th, 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

SIF and the SIF Agent for AdminPlus

Friday, July 19th, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Level: Specialized

What you will learn:

  • SIF Objects and Elements and how they are mapped to your AdminPlus data.
  • See how SIF Events are sent in “near real time” into a SIF Zone whenever users change data related to the SIF implementation.
  • See how the SIF agent sends SIF Response message to satisfy SIF Request messages coming from the Zone.
  • Customize the SIF implementation for state requirements using Extended Elements, Code Lists and settings.
  • School specific or school year specific settings and which are universal; how to copy settings and mappings across schools.
  • Review logs and messages to manage the SIF Implementation.
  • Tips, tricks and Best Practices for your AdminPlus configuration and data entry conventions for users to ensure success.

Who should attend:

  • Administrative personnel who work in MA public schools and are responsible for exchanging K-12 information using messages conforming to a published XML schema.