Aeries Communications Integration
Parents and Students can subscribe to Weekly Progress Report emails in the Parent/Student Portal. These emails contain current Attendance and Gradebook information.
|Parent Notification Preference (PNP)||Read - Parent and Student Portal Groups||Portal Users can view and Subscribe to Progress emails|
|Weekly Progress Email Setup||Admin Only|
Navigate to School Info > Configurations > Weekly Progress Email Setup
To enable this option in for your District, click Start Weekly Progress Email Process. This creates the ProgressReportEmail Scheduled Process on the Reporting Server
Send Progress Emails From - The 'From' address for Weekly Progress emails. For deliverability, it is recommended that this be a real email address which is our recommendation for all 'From' email addresses.
Enable "Send Now" function for Parent/Student Portal' displays a button in Parent Notification Preferences that the Portal User can use to send the email on-demand. However, no reports are sent during 'Quiet Hours'.
Once enabled there is an additional option to Update Weekly Progress Email Processing Information. This button ensures the ProgressReportEmail Scheduled Process on the Reporting Server is using the current year database (DbYear). Normally this would be done shortly after the New Year rollover.
Disable Weekly Progress Email Process disables the ProgressReportEmail Scheduled Process on the Reporting Server.
Portal Users ↑
When Parents log into the Portal a Notification prompting them to sign up for Weekly Progress emails appears in the Notifications , if they have not already done so.
An option labeled Parent Notification Preferences also displays in the drop-down menu when Parents click on their username in the upper right-hand corner. This allows them to sign up for Weekly Progress Report emails for a preferred day and time and adjust their notification preferences at any time.
Each time the User logs into the Portal, there is a reminder of the Date and Time they are set to receive the emails.
This is a sample Weekly Progress email:
The email also includes a link to the Aeries Parent Portal.
Aeries Communications Integration ↑
For Aeries Communications customers, the Weekly Progress report is delivered via the Aeries Communications platform according to the Parent's notification preferences. The email content is identical to that which would be sent to non-Communications customers.