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Fall 2018 Webinar Schedule


Looking to update your knowledge of Veracross or onboard new folks at your school in different content areas? Webinars are a great place to start. Keep reading for our slate of webinars through December; if you have been watching our webinars for a while, you will notice that they are a bit shorter and more targeted now, and we hope this makes a bit more helpful as you look for just-in-time training. Is there a webinar you'd like to see us produce that's not on here? Email and let us know! All webinars are recorded and available here. Check out some recent ones like Grade and Comment Review (two parts), VC Pay, and an LMS overview.

Registrar Workflows

There are so many things that fall under the umbrella of the registrar's office. We hope these timely webinars are helpful as students move between classes and you get ready to close out your first grading period.

The Class-Student Shuffle: Registrar Duties Thu Oct 11, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 30 minutes

  • In this webinar, led by a Veracross account manager who was formerly a school's registrar, take a close look at the Review Class Configuration query, so central to ensuring that your academic year runs smoothly. In the second half, take a look at class enrollment records and get an overview of transferring students between classes using Axiom.

Posting, Locking, Publishing, Oh My! End of Grading Period Workflows Tue Oct 16, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 30 minutes

  • In this webinar, led by a Veracross account manager who used to be a school registrar, get an overview — and some tips — on the grade posting and locking workflow as you head into the end of your first grading period.

Who's in, who's out: Single Student Scheduler and Class Enrollment Manager Wed Oct 17, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 45 minutes

  • In this webinar, learn some of the ins and outs of two particular tools — the Single Student Scheduler and Class Enrollment Manager — that can save you time as you manage class enrollments.

Communications and Portals

Sending email communications and posting to portals are two crucial ways in which schools connect with parents, students, and even faculty and staff. This webinar series should provide some helpful hints that will streamline your communications efforts.

Cleaning Your Communication House: Managing Channel Subscriptions, Bounce Lists, and More Thu Oct 18, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • The "cleaner" your communications house, the more effective you will be when reaching out to your constituents. In this webinar, learn about workflows and get some tips for managing channel, subscription, and bounce lists.

What's For Lunch Today? Communicating Important Day to Day Information in Your Portals Thu Oct 25, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • Parents can find information about their students' classes in their parent portal, but you can do so much more with them. In this webinar, get some tips and tricks on using the portal platform to communicate day-to-day information — even the day's school lunch menu — quickly and efficiently.

Now You See It, Now You Don't: Making sure parents see the right things in their portals. Thu Nov 1, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • Sometimes — perhaps often! — you don't want everything to be visible to all your parents, students, and teachers. In this webinar, learn some of the ins and outs of hiding and showing schedules, assignment information, and more in the portals.

Houston, We Have No Problems: Successfully Launching Portals Tue Dec 11, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • In this webinar we will go through the items to configure and other steps to take in order to be ready for a portals launch.

Houston, Check Out the View Through the Portal: Building Your Portals Thu Dec 13, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • With apologies for the strained space-faring metaphor, in this webinar, we will consider portal components and navigation to make your parent, student, and teacher portals as engaging as possible when you first launch them.

Axiom, LMS, and Admissions

We are offering a variety of other webinars that will provide timely advice on Axiom usage, LMS configuaration, and admissions workflows.

From Here to There: Shortcuts and Efficiencies in Axiom Thu Nov 8, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • Did you know there are ton of great shortcuts throughout the system that can save you time as you go about your daily work in Veracross? Like this one: Ctrl+s (Cmd+s on Mac) is the equivalent of clicking "Update" in Axiom. Come to learn — and share — some favorites and become the Axiom navigation pro you've always wanted to be.

By the Numbers: Set up your gradebook for success Thu Nov 15, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • Correctly setting up the gradebook has implications beyond what the teacher sees. In this webinar, we'll give some thought to assignment types, weighting, and statuses so your teachers can make the most use of the Veracross gradebook.

Talk Back: Communicating With Parents Tue Nov 20, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • Veracross's powerful integration means that teachers have lots of ways to communicate with parents and students. In this webinar, learn about distribution lists, class websites, comments, and more to tailor how teachers interact via Veracross with their students and parents.

Talk Back: Communicating With Applicant Families Thu Nov 29, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • Communicating effectively with applicant families is essential to keeping them engaged throughout the admissions season. Tune in to this webinar to learn more about the communication tools available to your Admissions department and some common workflows.

Plan For the Best, Prepare for the Trickiest: Capacity Planning and Common Admissions/Enrollment Exceptions Thu Dec 6, 11 AM (Eastern); click to register Runtime: Approximately 20 minutes

  • You plan for the numbers you want to hit in your admissions season, but need to be ready to handle admissions and enrollment exceptions. In this webinar, learn about capacity planning and how to handle common admissions/enrollment exceptions, such as prospects who apply for the wrong year, or a change that comes in the middle of the admissions season.

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