Fall 2020 AeriesCon

Preview Sessions
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Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 4:14 PM
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Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 11:26 AM
Session 115 - Equity Toolkit Roundtable
Session Description Come join this round table discussion to discuss how Aeries can assist districts identify inequities in a school community with current...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 12:53 PM
Session 150-1 - Intro to Parent Student Portal
Session Description This session will provide an overview of the setup, navigation, and functions of the Aeries Student/Parent Portals. It will include suc...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 2:48 PM
Session 150-2 - Intro to Teacher Portal & the Teacher Toolkit
Session Description This session will provide an overview of the setup, navigation, and function of the Aeries Teacher Portal. Session will include such...
Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 1:44 PM
Session 160 - Gradebook for Elementary Schools
Session Description A review of the features of the Aeries Teacher Portal Gradebook.  Topics include: common procedures, reports, and data entry.  Grade re...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 8:39 PM
Session 165 - Gradebook for Secondary Schools
Session Description A review of the features of the Aeries Teacher Portal Gradebook.  Topics include: common procedures, reports, and data entry.  Grade re...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 2:50 PM
Session 166 - Advanced Gradebook
Session Description Take your gradebook to the next level and learn how to implement advanced grading techniques in the Aeries Gradebook. Topics include:  ...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 2:50 PM
Session 167 - Grading Policy Roundtable
Session Description A moderator-led roundtable discussion with other educators on how to implement effective grading policies in your schools. Come to disc...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 7:07 AM
Session 169 Distance Learning Toolkit
Session Description Come learn how Aeries is supporting distance learning. This will include new classroom features to help instruction with online learnin...
Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 1:23 PM
Session 170-1 - Parent and Student Account Management
Session Description A detailed discussion of the features, benefits and requirements of using the Parent Account Management System to implement parent and ...
Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 6:49 AM
Session 170-2 - Student Contact Management & Contact Linking
Session Description A detailed discussion of the features, benefits, and requirements of using the Student Contact Management & Contact Linking to reco...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 6:45 AM
Session 180 - Student Data Confirmation and New School Year Re-Registration
Session Description A detailed demonstration of the Data Confirmation feature in the Aeries Parent Portal. Includes recommendations for setup, configuratio...
Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 6:10 PM
Session 198 - Introducing the New Aeries Communications, Powered by ParentSquare
Session Description This session is for you IF you are NOT a current AERIES Communications client (Signal Kit or ParentSquare).     We will cover the ...
Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Session 199 - The Future of AERIES Communications - Migrating from Signal Kit to ParentSquare
Session Description This session is for you if you are a current AERIES Communications Customer (Signal Kit Version).     In this session, we will discus...
Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 7:31 PM
Session 200 - Aeries Online New Student Enrollment
Session Description This add-on feature of Aeries allows for parents of new students to the district to enter enrollment information online. This session c...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 6:34 AM
Session 210 - Aeries Hosted Services
Session Description An overview of Aeries Hosted Services: schools and districts moving Aeries to the Cloud. Also includes a discussion on the advantages o...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:07 PM
Session 211 - Aeries Apps for iOS and Android
Session Description Aeries now offers a series of Apps designed for various stakeholders. Come see the Aeries Student App for Parents and Students, Aeries ...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 1:35 PM
Session 220 - Aeries Analytics - Intro to the Dashboards and Early Warning System
Session Description An overview of Aeries Analytics and the Early Warning System, and how to use Aeries Analytics can be used by district and school staff ...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:11 PM
Session 225 - Aeries Analytics - Advanced Analysis of Student Data
Session Description This session is targeted to districts that have purchased Aeries Analytics. The session will review the process on how to set up and co...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 4:38 PM
Session 227 - Aeries Analytics - Best Practices Case Study Rou
Session Description This session will demonstrate how school districts are using Aeries Analytics™ to monitor and track student success with great results....
Sat, Oct 3, 2020 at 7:56 PM
Session 228 - Aeries Analytics - Advanced Applications - Dynamic Groups and Extended Field Query
Session Description Aeries Analytics™ already provides data-packed dashboards to guide data-driven decision making. This session will show you how to ta...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 8:13 AM
Session 230 - Aeries Vision for the Future / Development Plans
Session Description Aeries is constantly changing and adding new features. Learn about great new features of Aeries and how your district can take advantag...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 8:38 AM
Session 241-1 - Student and Staff Account Automation with G Suite
Session Description Discover the advantages of letting Aeries dynamically automate your student and staff account management with G Suite & Google Clas...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:20 PM
Session 241-2 - Student Account Integration with OneRoster, API & Apple School Manager
Session Description Discover the advantages of letting Aeries dynamically automate your account management and rostering with third-party systems.  By l...
Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 7:39 PM
Session 241-3 - Using G Suite Classroom Tools in an Aeries Classroom
Session Description This session will demonstrate how schools are utilizing Google G Suite to manage curriculum, assignments, and tests while tightly in...
Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 11:39 AM
Session 243 - The Ed-Fi Data Standard
Session Description This session will demonstrate how the Ed-Fi Data Standard brings together all of a school district’s data onto a single and secur...
Fri, Oct 9, 2020 at 8:01 AM
Session 250 - Basics of Query
Session Description Basic procedures for creating and using Aeries Query statements in a request for data or information from your Aeries database. Basic Q...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:22 PM
Session 255 - Intermediate Query
Session Description This session will build on the concepts introduced in the Basics of Query session. Topics in Intermediate Query will include using the ...
Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 7:48 PM
Session 260 - Query Tools
Session Description Query Tools will cover procedures for generating “Reports”, Letters”, “Labels”, and “Envelopes”, along with the use of Query Letter Edi...
Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 9:03 PM
Session 265 - Multi-Table Queries
Session Description The Multi-Table Queries session will cover building complex query statements using multiple tables and fields. Also covered will be the...
Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 12:25 PM
Session 270 - Advanced Query
Session Description Advanced Query will assist in tips for complex queries and give you an understanding of Aeries Table Relations. This session will also ...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:24 PM
Session 275 - Advanced Interfacing with Data
Session Description For experienced users of Aeries Query, covers applying advanced filters, hiding columns, and applying other tricks to a query statement...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:28 PM
Session 300 - Class Schedule Maintenance
Session Description Features of the "Classes" form used during the school year, and the impact to Course Attendance and Teacher Portal will be di...
Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 8:58 AM
Session 305-1 - Managing Student Scheduling Course Requests
Session Description An in-depth review of the main methods for collecting student course requests in Aeries: Import from Academic Plan, Mass Add Course Req...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 1:57 PM
Session 305-2 Student Course Requests Using the Aeries Student Portal
Session Description When starting scheduling for next year, entering course requests is a critical initial step. In this session, learn how to use the Aeri...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 1:58 PM
Session 310-1 - Student Scheduling for Next Year - Building the Scheduling Master Schedule
Session Description An overview of procedures, forms, and reports used to build a master schedule for next year. Session Content Using the Scheduling...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:29 PM
Session 310-2 - Student Scheduling for Next Year - Scheduling Students
Session Description An overview of procedures, forms, and reports used to schedule students into classes for next year. Session Content Using the ...
Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 10:29 AM
Session 320 - Master Schedule Theory
Session Description A discussion of the theory used to build a master schedule. This will include the sequence of steps used to place sections in the maste...
Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 10:15 AM
Session 325 - Flex Scheduling
Session Description Learn about what sets Flex Scheduling apart from “traditional” Aeries scheduling tools. Session Content What sets Flex Scheduling...
Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 4:22 PM
Session 330 - Scheduling Master Schedule Board
Session Description Features of the Scheduling Master Schedule Board will be discussed. This will include moving sections to try "What if?" scena...
Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 7:10 AM
Session 340-1 - Student Scheduling - Complex Schedules - Scheduling Groups and Teams
Session Description This workshop will focus on defining sections in the Scheduling Master Schedule to link sections to create teams, houses, academies, et...
Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 8:28 AM
Session 340-2 - Student Scheduling - Complex Schedules - Odd/Even, A/B, Rotating, and 4X4 Schedules
Session Description This session will focus on defining sections in the Scheduling Master Schedule for A-day B-day scheduling, rotating schedules, and vari...
Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 8:32 AM
Session 341 - Elementary with a Master Schedule
Session Description This session will discuss details associated with using a Master Schedule at Elementary and/or K-8 schools. The process of building an ...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 2:19 PM
Session 345 - Summer School Management
Session Description Some great changes to how Aeries manage Summer School courses and student enrollments have been completed this last year. See how to st...
Sun, Sep 27, 2020 at 4:22 PM
Session 350 - Attendance Setup and Procedures
Session Description Forms used in the setup of key pages/tables for use in Daily and Period Attendance and the procedures for maintenance. Session Cont...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 4:42 PM
Session 351T - Texas Attendance Reconciliation
Session Description The use and application of Attendance pages and reports in Aeries® SIS for daily accounting and mandated reconciliation to ensure compl...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:55 PM
Session 355 – SB-98 Weekly Engagement and Participation Tracking
Session Description This session will provide an in-depth review of recent enhancements to Aeries designed to assist Districts with the documentation and c...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 12:16 PM
Session 361 - Reconciling Attendance (Daily) - Daily, Monthly, and District Level Procedures
Session Description The use and application of Daily Attendance in Aeries® SIS, including daily processes and end of month reporting. Session Content ...
Sat, Oct 3, 2020 at 4:37 PM
Session 371 - Reconciling Attendance (Period) - Daily, Monthly, and District Level Procedures
Session Description The use and application of Period Attendance in Aeries, including daily processes and end of month reporting. Session Content Usi...
Sat, Oct 3, 2020 at 5:02 PM
Session 380 - Supplemental Attendance
Session Description A discussion of this Aeries feature that will include how Supplemental Attendance is used and configured.  Supplemental Attendance allo...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:57 PM
Session 400 - Standards Based Grade Reporting for Elementary School
Session Description A review of the grade reporting cycle for Standards Based Grade Reporting, including assigning students a Report Card Type and entering...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:57 PM
Session 401-1 - Standards Based Report Cards Managing Options and Standards
Session Description A review of procedures on how to set up Standards Based Grades Report Card Options and Standards. This session will also review availab...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 11:46 AM
Session 401-2 - Standards Based Report Cards - Building a Standards Based Grade Report Card
Session Description A review of procedures on how to create Standards Based Grades report cards using the Standard Based Report Card Templates. Templates a...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 12:08 PM
Session 410-1 - Grade Reporting for Secondary Schools - Setup, Configuration & Initialization
Session Description Explanation of timelines and procedures of the grade reporting cycle; available grade reporting options including setup, configuration,...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 1:03 AM
Session 410-2 - Grade Reporting for Secondary Schools - Grade Submission and Reports
Session Description Explanation of timelines and procedures of the grade reporting cycle; available grade reporting options, grade input, and generating re...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 1:05 AM
Session 415 - Secondary Standards Based Grades Reporting
Session Description Current research on best practices in grading presents the benefits of using standards-based grade reporting at the secondary level. Th...
Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 8:59 AM
Session 420 - Creating/Maintaining Student Transcripts (Intro to Transcripts)
Session Description This session will focus on the basics of creating, maintaining, and printing transcripts. Topics will include Transcript Definitions, t...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 8:54 AM
Session 421-1 - Specialty/Enhanced Transcript Design
Session Description This new session will discuss current updates related to student course records specific to state reporting requirements including CTE ...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 4:48 PM
Session 421-2 - Graduation Requirements, Grad Tracks & Graduation Status
Session Description This session will focus on student graduation requirements and tracking, as well as college admissions tracking.  Topics will include t...
Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 1:37 PM
Session 425T - Texas Transcripts and Endorsments
Session Description This session will present an overview of the processes for managing and printing student transcripts for Texas schools. Topics will inc...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 8:41 AM
Session 455 - Alternative School Attendance and Grade Reporting
Session Description This presentation will focus on matters specific to Alternative Ed Schools in the areas of Attendance and Grade Reporting. The implicat...
Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 9:53 AM
Session 456 - Alternative School Scheduling
Session Description This conference session will provide a detailed demonstration of how to use the Aeries Alternative Education scheduling feature to buil...
Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 9:12 AM
Session 470 - Independent Study
Session Description Management of long-term and short-term independent study in Aeries. Session Content Attendance and Master Schedule codes necessar...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:54 PM
Session 475 - Charter School Round Table
Session Description A moderated gathering of a community of Aeries specialists that work together to provide mutual support. Discussions include the latest...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Session 480 - COE Roundtable Discussion
Session Description A moderated gathering of a community of Aeries specialists that work together to provide mutual support. Discussions include the latest...
Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 7:52 PM
Session 501-1 - Fundamentals of Aeries
Session Description Intended for the novice user of Aeries® SIS, this workshop will teach basic navigational skills used in Aeries. Pages, Reports, Favorit...
Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Session 501-2 - Fundamentals of Aeries - Support Resources & New Users Roundtable
Session Description Aeries strives to support users, no matter their role, with robust resources. This workshop will introduce the many support tools that ...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 7:49 PM
Session 541 - Did You Know?
Session Description Forms, reports, and features that might not be well known in the Aeries SIS or topics that are not covered in other conference sessions...
Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Session 542 - Did You Know? (Secondary)
Session Description Forms, reports, and features that might not be well known in the Aeries SIS or topics that are not covered in other conference sessions...
Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 4:14 PM
Session 550 - Student Groups in Aeries
Session Description This session will provide an overview of the purpose, creation, use and functions of student groups in Aeries. Topics will include type...
Sun, Sep 27, 2020 at 4:23 PM
Session 565 - What’s New in the Aeries® SIS? – Overview
Session Description An overview of the major changes to Aeries since the last conference. This session will highlight key points and give background on eac...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 1:34 PM
Session 566 - What’s New in the Aeries® SIS? – Deep Dive
Session Description A "Deep-Dive" into 3 to 5 significant new and upcoming features to Aeries. The actual items to be discussed will not be known...
Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 11:16 AM
Session 581-1 - Assertive Discipline - Data Management and Reporting
Session Description Procedures for using the assertive discipline tools in Aeries to manage data related to student disciplinary actions including, Safe Sc...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 10:07 PM
Session 581-2 - Assertive Discipline Tools and Reports
Session Description An overview of Discipline tools in Aeries including using the Discipline page for teacher discipline referrals, discipline reports, and...
Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 10:44 AM
Session 591 - Intervention Management
Session Description Details on the end-to-end process of Intervention Tracking and Monitoring in Aeries® SIS. Includes recent changes to support a district...
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 1:33 PM
Session 602T - UIL Eligibility
Session Description This session will present information about student eligibility for extracurricular activities according to the University Interscholas...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 7:51 AM
Session 605-1 - Fundamentals of Career Pathway
Session Description  This course discusses changes to Career Technical Education due to changes in the CA CTE State Plan in relation to Perkins V. Impacts ...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 4:26 PM
Session 605-2 - Career Pathway Student Data Management
Session Description The Career Pathway Management page in Aeries gives schools a streamlined tool to tag Students in Career Pathways as Non-Concentrators, ...
Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 9:09 PM
Session 610 - Individualized Academic Plan for Students
Session Description The Aeries "4 Year Plan" has been greatly enhanced recently. This feature is a great tool to help keep students on track for ...
Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 9:32 AM
Session 615 - Aeries College & Career Indicator (CCI) Management
Session Description The CCI (College and Career Readiness Indicator) Student Summary is a new feature of Aeries SIS that allows the school staff to view an...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 4:55 PM
Session 650 - Interfacing with MS Office
Session Description Procedures for importing/exporting data between Aeries® SIS and other software packages, such as word processing and spreadsheet progra...
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 1:36 PM
Session 660-1 - Managing English Language Data for Students
Session Description Attendees will learn the required fields for proper language information of all students in Aeries. All five Language Fluency designati...
Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 11:46 PM
Session 660-2 - English Language Data Process - Aeries to CALPADS
Session Description Attendees working with the English Language Development Program or those working in CALPADS will benefit from this session. The relatio...
Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 7:02 PM
Session 670-1 - Medical Data Management in Aeries
Session Description The use and application of forms and reports for daily medical visits, student medications, and medical history. Session Content ...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 4:06 PM
Session 670-2 - Immunizations and Health Screening in Aeries
Session Description The use and application of forms and reports immunizations and health screenings such as physicals, hearing, vision etc. Session Co...
Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 9:04 PM
Session 671 - Letters in Aeries - Attendance Letters
Session Description Aeries Attendance letters provide schools and districts a tool to communicate with parents about student attendance based on district a...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 4:07 PM
Session 672 - District Assets
Session Description This session provides an overview of the configuration and use of the District Assets Module. The District Assets Module allows Distric...
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Session 680-1 - Special Education Data Management in Aeries
Session Description Procedures for maintaining Special Education related data, process for Special Ed Data Import, and importing data from a third party da...
Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 5:50 PM
Session 680-2 - Special Education Roundtable
Session Description Special Education reporting in California has changed dramatically in the last year. Join this moderated round table session to share y...
Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 7:50 PM
Session 690 - 504 Plan Management
Session Description This session will provide an overview of how to use Aeries to manage and document 504 data within Aeries. The 504 Plan in Aeries allows...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 4:12 PM
Session 691 - Counselor Roundtable
Session Description A moderated discussion allowing counselors to share best practices on current secondary topics including Student Scheduling, Academic P...
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 4:09 PM
Session 700 - CALPADS Basics - Overview of CALPADS
Session Description The California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) is a longitudinal data system used to maintain individual-level dat...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 7:42 PM
Session 701 - CALPADS Basics - Student Data Management
Session Description CALPADS requires active reporting regarding demographic information and enrollment status of your students. Aeries can guide staff on h...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 7:43 PM
Session 702 - CALPADS Basics - Program Data Management
Session Description Aeries can guide staff on how to manage Student Program Data to ensure that CALPADS files are extracted with the most up to date and ac...
Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 7:45 PM
Session 703 - CALPADS Basics - Staff Data Management
Session Description Staff Data Management is a vital requirement of your CALPADS data submissions. Aeries can guide staff on how to manage Staff Data to en...
Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 10:26 AM
Session 704 - CALPADS Basics - Course Data Management
Session Description Course Data Management in CALPADS is extracted and reported in numerous files to CALPADS. This session will cover the fields required t...
Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 10:49 AM
Session 710 - CALPADS in Aeries Advanced - Fall 1 Current Topics
Session Description Fall 1 focus:  Advanced Q & A session looking at more specific details of complex situations and data population requirements.  A f...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 12:32 PM
Session 711 - CALPADS in Aeries Advanced - Fall 2 Current Topics
Session Description Fall 2 focus:  Advanced Q & A session looking at more specific details of complex situations and data population requirements.  A f...
Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 3:30 PM
Session 712 - CALPADS Fall I - Certification Compliance
Session Description Analysis of the Fall 1 Certification: Understanding the certification process Data management and population related to Fall 1 data r...
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 at 2:16 PM