Fall 2019 AeriesCon

Preview Sessions
The Preview Sessions will highlight new and exciting sessions being offered and other Aeries important information. The session is presented by Scott Kn...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:09 PM
Open Forum
Open Forum is the place to come in, ask us questions, play w/ software.  Come see projects in testing and development. Recently Shipped Items Data V...
Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Session 150 - Introduction to the Teacher, Student and Parent Portals
Session Description For schools and districts that have not been utilizing the Aeries Teacher, Student and Parent portals, or who have been underutilizing ...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:49 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, data entry, and grade repo...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:13 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, data entry, and grade repo...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:49 PM
Session 166 - Advanced Gradebook Concepts
Session Description Take your gradebook to the next level and learn how to implement advanced grading techniques in the Aeries Gradebook. Topics include: R...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:17 PM
Session 168 - Mastery Based Grading
Session Description Learn how to implement Mastery-Based Grading concepts in your school and classroom. Topics include how to introduce your teachers to th...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:13 PM
Session 170 - 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 ...
Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 2:05 PM
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...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:13 PM
Session 198 - Aeries Communication - What is Aeries Communications and how can it help my district?
Session Description Our popular Aeries Communications platform is the complete communication suite for your entire K-12 community. Learn how to leverage...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:13 PM
Session 199 - Aeries Communications - Q&A: Making the most of your Aeries Communications implementation
Session Description For current or imminent Aeries Communications customers, the Aeries Communications product team will be available to discuss best pract...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:21 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 3, 2018 at 2:05 PM
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...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:13 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 new Aeries Student App for Parents and Students and ...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Session 220 - Aeries Analytics - Intro to the Dashboards, Early Warning System, and LCAP Dasboards
Session Description This introduction session will demonstrate how to use Aeries data, Aeries Analytics™ data dashboards, reports and query functions to as...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Session 225 - Aeries Analytics - Advanced Analysis of Student Data
Session Description This session will delve deeper into how to setup and configure advanced Analytics Items and Dashboards. This will include the new Analy...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Session 227 - Aeries Analytics - Best Practices
Session Description See how schools are building dynamic dashboards using Aeries Analytics™ to monitor at-risk students and develop common counseling curri...
Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 9:04 PM
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...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Session 241 - Student Account Integration with Google, Office365, Apple, & Active Directory
Session Description Discover the advantages of letting Aeries dynamically automate your student account management and appropriate classroom synchronizatio...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:27 PM
Session 242 - Configuring and Using G Suite for Education in an Aeries Environment
Session Description This session will demonstrate how schools are utilizing Google G Suite to manage curriculum, assignments, and tests while tightly integ...
Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 12:10 PM
Session 243 - The Ed-Fi Data Standard: Promoting Interoperability between Aeries & Other Systems
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, Sep 20, 2019 at 4:26 PM
Session 245 - Student Records Transfer
Session Description Records are actually transferring electronically between Aeries districts RIGHT NOW! Come see a demonstration of the new Aeries Student...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:51 PM
Session 250 - Beginning Query
Session Description Procedures for creating your own reports using basic Aeries Query statements; single table queries, selection of data fields, sorting d...
Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 7:06 AM
Session 255 - Intermediate Query - Elementary Schools
Session Description The "TOTAL", "KEEP", "SKIP" commands; printing labels, letters, saving and loading query statements, usin...
Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 7:09 AM
Session 260 - Intermediate Query - Secondary Schools
Session Description The "TOTAL", "KEEP", "SKIP" commands; printing labels, letters, saving and loading query statements, usin...
Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 7:17 AM
Session 265 - Advanced Query - Elementary Schools
Session Description Multi-table queries, the "CHANGE" button and command; advanced applications of Query for elementary school personnel. Ses...
Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 7:26 AM
Session 270 - Advanced Query - Secondary Schools
Session Description Multi-table queries, the "CHANGE" button and command; advanced applications of Query for secondary school personnel. Sess...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:51 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...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:38 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 the Teacher Portal will b...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:51 PM
Session 305 - Student Scheduling Course Requests
Session Description An in-depth review of the four main methods for collecting student course requests in Aeries Web: Import from Academic Plan, Aeries Stu...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:51 PM
Session 310 - Student Scheduling for Next Year
Session Description An overview of procedures, forms, and reports used to schedule students into classes for next year. New Mass Scheduling features have b...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:40 PM
Session 320 - Master Schedule Building 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...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:41 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...
Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 1:44 PM
Session 340 - Student Scheduling - Complex Schedules
Session Description This workshop will focus on the use of more complex scheduling techniques, including:  creating teams, houses, academies, etc.; A-day/B...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:42 PM
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 ...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:42 PM
Session 345 - Summer School Management
Session Description Some great changes to how Aeries manages Summer School courses and student enrollments have been completed this last year. See how to s...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:43 PM
Session 350 - Attendance Setup and Procedures
Session Description Screens used in the setup of Daily and Period Attendance, timelines and procedures for the collection and data entry of attendance usin...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:52 PM
Session 361 - Daily Attendance Reporting
Session Description The use and application of Daily Attendance in Aeries® SIS, including reports used daily, attendance letters to parents and end of mont...
Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 8:53 AM
Session 371 - Period Attendance Reporting
Session Description The use and application of Period Attendance in Aeries® SIS, including reports used daily, attendance letters to parents and end of mon...
Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 8:56 AM
Session 380 - Supplemental Attendance
Session Description A discussion of this Aeries feature that will include how the system is used and configured. This is a system to track positive attenda...
Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 8:50 AM
Session 400 - Standards Based Grade Reporting for Elementary Schools
Session Description A review of basic Standards Based Grade Reporting features; procedures on how to set up a report card and advice on developing a Common...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:49 PM
Session 410 - Grade Reporting for Secondary Schools
Session Description Explanation of timelines and procedures of the grade reporting cycle, available grade reporting options, grade input, and generating re...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Session 415 - Secondary Standards Based Grades
Session Description Current research on best practices in grading presents the benefits of using standards-based grade reporting at the secondary level. Th...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:52 PM
Session 430 - Transcripts and Course History
Session Description Topics that will be discussed include transcript definitions, colleges, graduation requirements, courses, the transcript form, transcri...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:51 PM
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...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:52 PM
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...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:53 PM
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 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 18, 2019 at 4:53 PM
Session 501 - Fundamentals of Aeries SIS
Session Description Intended for the novice user of the Web Version of Aeries® SIS, this session will teach basic navigational skills used in the Aeries We...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:53 PM
Session 541 - Did You Know?
Session Description Have you ever said, "I want someone to teach me what I don’t know about the Aeries® SIS?" If so, this workshop may be for you...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:53 PM
Session 542 - Did You Know? (Secondary)
Session Description Have you ever said, "I want someone to teach me what I don’t know about the Aeries® SIS?" If so, this workshop may be for you...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:53 PM
Session 565 - What’s New in the Aeries® SIS? – Part 1
Session Description An overview of the major recent changes to Aeries in the last few months. Session Content Camden Iliff, the Vice president of Prod...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:59 PM
Session 566 - What’s New in the Aeries® SIS? – Deep Dive
Session Description A "Deep-Dive" into 5 significant new and upcoming features to Aeries. Topics include recently added features to Aeries or fea...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:53 PM
Session 581 - Assertive Discipline
Session Description Procedures for using the assertive discipline screen, discipline reports, Safe Schools Act date, setting up the suspendable offense cod...
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 9:17 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...
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 4:51 PM
Session 601 - Counseling Applications for Secondary Schools
Session Description Procedures for high school counselors using pages and reports (transcript, graduation status, college & counseling screens). Se...
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 4:52 PM
Session 605 - Career Pathway Management
Session Description  Career Technical Education programs in California schools have evolved drastically over recent years. CALPADS State reporting and the ...
Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 11:12 AM
Session 610 - Academic Plans
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 ...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:57 PM
Session 615 - Aeries College & Career Indicator (CCI) Management
Session Description With the introduction of the College and Career Indicator (CCI) component of the California Dashboard tracking various aspects of stude...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:57 PM
Session 621 - Custom Report Builder
Session Description An overview of the redesigned Custom Report Builder feature in Aeries® SIS. Examples include basic and advanced ways of using this vers...
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 4:55 PM
Session 640 - Elementary School Applications
Session Description Procedures for the roll-over of current students, enrolling new students for next year, assigning students to teachers; additional appl...
Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 10:41 AM
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...
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 4:56 PM
Session 660 - Language Assessment
Session Description Procedures for maintaining Language Assessment related data, CELDT/ELPAC Testing, and the R-30 report in Aeries® SIS.  Session Cont...
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 4:58 PM
Session 670 - Medical
Session Description The use and application of forms and reports for medical log, medications, immunization, hearing, etc. in Aeries SIS. Includes the rede...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:02 PM
Session 680 - Special Education
Session Description Procedures for maintaining Special Education related data, creation of the CASEMIS extract, and importing data from a third party data ...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:57 PM
Session 690 - 504 Plan Management
Session Description The capabilities of Aeries to manage your 504 Plans has been greatly expanded recently. The process of determining eligibility for serv...
Sun, Mar 3, 2019 at 5:07 PM
Session 700 - CALPADS in Aeries Basic
Session Description An overview of the data population requirements introduced by CALPADS and how to maintain required data in Aeries. Session Content ...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:03 PM
Session 710 - CALPADS in Aeries Advanced - Part 1
Session Description An advanced look at CALPADS providing more specific details and discussions of complex situations and data population requirements, a f...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:04 PM
Session 711 - CALPADS in Aeries Advanced - Part 2
Session Description An advanced look at CALPADS providing more specific details and discussions of complex situations and data population requirements, a f...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:05 PM
Session 720 - CALPADS Data Submissions
Session Description Submission of data to CALPADS including using Aeries to create files, options available when creating files, and interpreting errors an...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:06 PM
Session 730 - CALPADS Updated from CSIS
Session Description Come hear the latest CALPADS news and information from CSIS. CSIS trainers will provide a high-level summary of changes in the refreshe...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:07 PM
Session 740 - Enrollment Data Management
Session Description A discussion detailing the various areas where enrollment needs to be managed in Aeries, including: start of school year, exit reasons,...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:07 PM
Session 760 - Physical Fitness Testing
Session Description The setup, testing and reporting of the CA Physical Fitness Test. Includes selecting which test(s) to allow in each category, entering ...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:08 PM
Session 780 - Test Imports and Procedures
Session Description Procedures for importing test files and loading state standard test data. Session Content ELPAC testing overview The Test Settin...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 4:53 PM
Session 875 - Aeries Financials – Tuition Billing, Donations Management, and Payments System
Session Description Ever wish that Aeries had a way to track billing and payments? Aeries Financials – powered by the trust and reliability of PayPal payme...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 11:15 AM
Session 900 - Network Professionals Forum
Session Description Questions, answers, and information sharing for Aeries managers in a discussion format with a moderator. No documentation is availa...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:16 PM
Session 910 - Aeries System Administration & Network Security
Session Description This session will cover common administrative tasks when implementing and managing Aeries® SIS along with the teacher, student, and par...
Sat, Sep 21, 2019 at 12:09 PM
Session 930 - SQL Server Administration
Session Description A summary and quick how-to of the various admin features in MS SQL Server and other vendors. Topics include: SQL Management Studio, sec...
Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 8:57 AM
Session 940 - SQL Query Basic
Session Description Create and use SELECT, UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE queries. Will also discuss GROUP BY clause, ORDER BY clause,dual-table queries and ot...
Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 2:13 PM
Session 950 - SQL Query Advanced
Session Description For Database Administrators (DBA). Topics include multi-table queries, methods for exporting data, SELECT INTO, and tips for finding du...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 12:03 PM
Session 960 - Importing and Mass Adding Data into Aeries
Session Description Using the "Import or Add Data" form to import data into Aeries from either an Excel spreadsheet or an Access Database; i.e., ...
Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 8:41 AM
Session 972 - Extending and Customizing Aeries
Session Description Ever want to insert your own page or SSRS report into Aeries? This session will show you how to do it without having to break open the ...
Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 7:01 PM
Session 990 - Aeries New Year Cycle – Rollover and Update from Aeries Web Version
Session Description The Aeries New Year Rollover Process is now performed through the Aeries Web Environment. This session will cover this new process and ...
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 3:21 PM
Session 1001 - Data Extractions & Automations
Description Attendees will be able to create new extracts for the purpose of integrating with third party vendors or to utilize in-house data projects. Imp...
Sat, Sep 21, 2019 at 4:03 PM
Session 1002 - Complex SQL Query
Description Discuss and demonstrate good techniques for writing complex queries and ensuring they are SARGable whenever possible. Show how Dynamic SQ...
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 8:40 AM
Session 1003 - Tips & Tools for Recovering from Data Outages, Mistakes, & More
Description Discuss prevention strategies, best practices, and disaster recovery plans that should be in place to help a DBA avoid major issues. Strateg...
Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 6:24 PM
Session 1004 - Dissecting Aeries Infrastructure, Data Design, & Thinking About Future Possibilities
Description: Dissecting  Aeries Infrastructure, Data Design, & Thinking About Future Possibilities Time Allotment: 120 Minutes? Expected Outco...
Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 6:13 PM
Session 1005 - Data Validation
Description Discuss the need for accurate data, and show how Data Validation can be a valuable tool to help districts find and correct issues. Time All...
Sat, Nov 9, 2019 at 2:35 PM
Session 2001 - 2003 Fall 1 Data Management and Reports
 WEDNESDAY ONLY This session will cover the data management aspects for the Fall 1 submission file for CALPADS.  The session will focus on Fall 1 complianc...
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 7:31 AM
Session 2004 - Fall 2
This session will cover the data management aspects for the Fall 2 submission file for CALPADS. The session will focus on Fall 2 compliance and data managem...
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 1:21 PM