The Alternative Education Scheduling - Quick Start Guide offers a simple method to mass update Course Requests and quickly schedule a student for Alternative Education. Please review the Alt Ed Scheduling Course/Section Set-up and Alt Ed Scheduling Student Scheduling articles more detailed information.
Create a "placeholder"course that represents each period for Alternative Education Scheduling.
Create a Course Request Packet for the Alternative Education Schedule.
Create a Section for each teacher and each period in the school.
To add Course Requests to the students, navigate to the Class New page. Click the Edit button.
Confirm the Start Date for the new class and click on CrsReqPack button to add a New Course Request Packet.
Choose the Alt Ed Schedule Packet. The Alt Ed Schedule Packet will add all the "placeholder" courses to the student's schedule.
Check the box on each period to select the Section Number and Teacher that should be assigned to the student. To view information details on a section, hover over the Information Icon (i). A pop-up will display section information including: Section Number, Teacher Name, Grade Level, Scheduling Group, Team Course Group, Team Number, Semester Group, Class Max and Total Students Enrolled. In the Actual Crs field, type the desired Course. Once the Course displays, click the Course to select. Repeat this process for each scheduled period. Click the Trash Can Icon to delete any periods that do not apply the student's schedule. When the schedule is complete, click the Save button.
The Classes and Course Attendance pages will reflect the correct Courses, Start Dates and End Dates. The student's schedule is complete.
The Edit icon is also available for updating/assigning a course and displays to the right of the Course name.
Click on the Edit icon, a new window will display. Type the actual course number or the course title (partial input is supported) into the Course/Current Class field. A drop-down of courses matching the input will appear. Click on a the actual course to select it. Adjust the End Date and Start Date if needed and click on the Save button.