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1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519 (925) 682-8000

 

CLASS INFORMATION
 
Please carefully review the information below to determine whether a particular class may fit your needs before signing up. A schedule of classes, along with links for registering, may be viewed by clicking on the "Training Calendar" link to the left.
 
AERIES
 
Class Title
Description
Prerequisite
Intended For
Basic Overview
Aeries beginning class: includes logon, navigation, viewing and printing reports, summary of Aeries components. Duration 3 hrs.
None
All new Aeries users.
Enrollment: Elementary
Enrolling elementary new or transferring elementary students. Includes MDUSD enrollment procedures. Duration 2 hrs.
Basic Overview
All elementary office staff involved with enrollment.
Enrollment: Secondary
Enrolling elementary new or transferring secondary students. Includes MDUSD enrollment procedures. Duration 2 hrs.
Basic Overview
All secondary office staff involved with enrollment.
Grade Reporting
Collecting, printing and distributing report cards. Duration 2 hrs.
Basic Overview
Secondary clerical staff assigned to grade reporting duties
Query: Basic
Overview of Aeries query capabilities. Learn how to create simple queries. Duration 2 hrs.
Basic Overview
All Aeries users: new to queries or needing a refresher.
Query: Intermediate
Builds upon basic query skills to include more complicated queries, additional query capabilities such as "SKIP" and "KEEP". Duration 2 hrs.
Query: Basic
Any Aeries user who expects to create queries.
Query: Advanced
Extends query skills to include queries using multiple tables. Duration 2 hrs.
Query: Intermediate
Aeries "power users" who need to use Query regularly.
Query for Master Schedulers Query skills tailored specifically to the needs of secondary master schedulers. Simple and complex queries to assist with identifying groups of students for mass-adds and reviewing schedule results. Must have already taken Intermediate Query class. Duration 2 hrs.
Query: Intermediate
Secondary master schedulers.
ABI Administration Adding and editing ABI users at the school level. Assigning users to groups for special purposes. Understanding how HomeLink works. Basic Overview One or two administrative or clerical office staff at each school that have been assigned as "ABI Administrator".
Aeries.Net for Administrators Aeries.Net is a web-based version of Aeries that will allow an administrator to work in Aeries from anywhere with an Internet connection. This class will provide instruction in logging in, navigation, performing simple Aeries tasks, viewing and printing reports and performing simple queries. Duration 2 hrs. Basic Overview School site administrators.
Aeries Attendance

Updates and review of the Attendance Cycle including Attendance Letters, saving to Word, ABI attendance, reports, addresses, residence school, IT field, contacts, overflows, street table, and more.

Basic Overview School site attendance clerks.
Aeries Grade Book

A overview of the grade book features in Aeries, including how to create a grade book, adding students, creating assignments and entering scores.

None Secondary Teachers
 
BusinessPlus (IFAS)
 
Class Title
Description
Prerequisite
Intended For
Creating Purchase Requests

Entering Purchase Requests (includes how to “look up” a vendor number or budget code and how to “split” a budget code). Searching already created Purchase Requests or Purchase Orders.Change or delete the whole order or an item.Receiving a Purchase Order.

None
Any employee who must use BusinessPlus (IFAS) to create purchase requests
Creating Warehouse Orders

How to enter a Warehouse Order (includes how to determine if the item(s) is in the warehouse or if the item needs to be ordered from Office Depot (Just in Time)) 

None
Any employee who must use BusinessPlus (IFAS) to create warehouse orders
Copy PO

New District policies do not allow to re-open or re-print PO's from previous Fiscal Year and we need tools that will help us to save time. In this class you will learn to use POMACP tool. POMACP will copy an existent PO into a new one.

None
Any employee who must use BusinessPlus (IFAS) to create purchase orders
 
SCHOOL MESSENGER
 
Class Title
Description
Prerequisite
Intended For
School Messenger Overview
Using School Messenger to set up mass notification to parents for emergencies, special events and activities. Duration 1.5 hrs.
None.
School administrators and office clerical staff.
 
SCHOOL LOOP
 
Class Title
Description
Prerequisite
Intended For
School Loop Web Site Creation
Using School Loop to create a school web site. Includes design and setup, editing, creating user accounts, adding home pages for teachers.
Strong computer software skills.
ONLY for someone who has been assigned to be a school webmaster by a school principal. Must have approval of principal in order to attend.