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Learn, connect, and share at MyEducation BC Academy May 7-8, 2018 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, BC. Click on "More Information" for details and registration information, or visit our Eventbrite ticket site. Agenda is not yet final and subject to change.

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Track: Building Technical Skills [clear filter]
Monday, May 7
 

8:00am PDT

Ask an Expert
Subject matter experts from the Fujitsu Learning Management Team will be available to assist you.

Monday May 7, 2018 8:00am - 8:45am PDT
Westminster 1

10:15am PDT

Filters, Queries, Field Sets and Quick Reports
Limited Capacity filling up

Every user has access to these flexible tools in MyEdBC. This session will help familiarize participants with these selection and presentation features, and will provide tools to encourage use of them within the district.

Note: this is a half session, followed immediately by "Transcript Definitions"

Speakers
avatar for Nora Kerr

Nora Kerr

Business Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu
Nora joined the MyEducation BC Learning Management team in 2015 with 18 years’ experience supporting IT integration in SD54, including the implementation and ongoing support of both BCeSIS and MyEducation BC. Her deep knowledge of K-12 education and strong understanding of end user... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 10:15am - 10:50am PDT
Minoru C

10:15am PDT

Family Portal: Planning for Rollout
Limited Capacity seats available

This session focuses on the tasks that districts or schools need to undertake to ensure a successful family portal implementation; some of the proven steps and success stories will be shared. Communication is one of the key components in the process. The session will include discussion about the different user groups and the information that should be shared with each.
  1. Preparing for the portal
    a. Contact cleanup
    b. Communication
    c. Pilot groups
  2. What a parent/student sees – How a teacher can control the information.
  3. Roll out
    a. Timelines
    b. Success stories
    c. Challenges and lessons learned

Speakers
EH

Eva Hanlon

Systems Trainer, SD36 Surrey Schools
avatar for Adam Kouwenberg

Adam Kouwenberg

Business Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu Consulting
Adam joined the MyEducation BC Implementation and Learning management team in January 2018. He previously spent 9 years providing Level 1 support to the Independent and First Nations’ schools around the province. Since joining the provincial team Adam has been focusing on security... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 10:15am - 11:30am PDT
Westminster 3

10:55am PDT

Transcript Definitions
Limited Capacity seats available

Transcript Definitions set the stage for Grade Management within MyEdBC. Understanding how they work and the impacts they have on gradebook and reporting will help determine which Transcript Definition is the best fit for different situations.

Note: this is a half session, immediately following "Filters, Queries, Field Sets, and Quick Reports"

Speakers
avatar for Nora Kerr

Nora Kerr

Business Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu
Nora joined the MyEducation BC Learning Management team in 2015 with 18 years’ experience supporting IT integration in SD54, including the implementation and ongoing support of both BCeSIS and MyEducation BC. Her deep knowledge of K-12 education and strong understanding of end user... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 10:55am - 11:30am PDT
Minoru C

12:15pm PDT

Ask an Expert
Subject matter experts from the Fujitsu Learning Management Team will be available to assist you.

Monday May 7, 2018 12:15pm - 12:45pm PDT
Westminster 1

1:00pm PDT

Troubleshooting Ministry Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

1701, TRAX and SADE all depend on correct information in student demographics, transcripts and course information. Where do you begin when there is an error? We will cover common errors encountered by L1s and some handy troubleshooting steps an L1 can take to identify the issue.

Note: this is a half session, immediately followed by "How to Get the Most Out of HEAT Self Service"
(this is a repeat of the session on Tuesday, May 8)


Speakers
avatar for Nora Kerr

Nora Kerr

Business Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu
Nora joined the MyEducation BC Learning Management team in 2015 with 18 years’ experience supporting IT integration in SD54, including the implementation and ongoing support of both BCeSIS and MyEducation BC. Her deep knowledge of K-12 education and strong understanding of end user... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 1:00pm - 1:35pm PDT
Westminster 1

1:00pm PDT

Security Management
Limited Capacity seats available

Using the latest Security Management document as a guide, this session will provide a basic fundamental overview of security including baseline vs customized roles, security tags, password recovery, disabling/re-enabling accounts and best practices.
  1. Roles
    a. Stacking
    b. Baseline vs Customized vs Full Custom
    c. Add-on vs Stand alone
  2. Security Tags
    a. Stacking
  3. Viewing and Modifying Users
  4. Password Recovery
  5. Account Disable
  6. Best Practices

Speakers
avatar for Adam Kouwenberg

Adam Kouwenberg

Business Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu Consulting
Adam joined the MyEducation BC Implementation and Learning management team in January 2018. He previously spent 9 years providing Level 1 support to the Independent and First Nations’ schools around the province. Since joining the provincial team Adam has been focusing on security... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 1:00pm - 2:15pm PDT
Westminster 3

1:40pm PDT

How to Get the Most Out of HEAT Self Service
Limited Capacity seats available

Effective communication between an L1 and the Service Desk is critical to effective collaboration. In this session, we will review the different types of tickets; what information makes an effective ticket; the communication path of a ticket; how to follow up with the Service Desk; and how to make the most of the Knowledge Base.

Note: this is a half session, immediately following "Troubleshooting Ministry Reporting"
(this is a repeat of the session on Tuesday, May 8)

Speakers
avatar for Nora Kerr

Nora Kerr

Business Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu
Nora joined the MyEducation BC Learning Management team in 2015 with 18 years’ experience supporting IT integration in SD54, including the implementation and ongoing support of both BCeSIS and MyEducation BC. Her deep knowledge of K-12 education and strong understanding of end user... Read More →


Monday May 7, 2018 1:40pm - 2:15pm PDT
Westminster 1
 
Tuesday, May 8
 

8:00am PDT

Ask an Expert
Subject matter experts from the Fujitsu Learning Management Team will be available to assist you.

Tuesday May 8, 2018 8:00am - 8:45am PDT
Westminster 1

10:00am PDT

Impacts of Attendance Settings
Limited Capacity filling up

Attendance can be structured and taken many different ways in MyEducation BC. Understanding the attendance structure will help an L1 determine which setup is best for each school. Along with structure, this session will cover setup options and the strengths and challenges of each.

Note: this is a half session, immediately followed by "Multi-Add Attendance and Other Changes"

Speakers
avatar for Sandi Plewes

Sandi Plewes

Organization Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu Consulting
Sandi has 28 years as an educational implementation specialist with a focus on K-12 student management systems at both the district and provincial levels. She is a senior member of the Fujitsu Education work stream, currently working with the Saskatchewan team on their data conversion... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 10:00am - 10:35am PDT
Minoru D

10:00am PDT

Setup and Scheduling of Two-Credit Courses
Limited Capacity seats available

A variety of options will be presented to assist schools with ways to schedule 2 credit courses. The focus will be on the new English 10 courses being offered next year.

Speakers
DB

Daniel Bond

Application Support, Fujitsu
Daniel is a senior member of the MyEducation BC implementation and learning management team with 14 years’ experience implementing and supporting various student information systems. His expertise was developed over a career of working with master timetables in over 2,000 schools... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am PDT
Westminster 3

10:40am PDT

Multi-Add Attendance and Other Changes
Limited Capacity filling up

The new multi-add attendance functionality will be presented followed by a discussion on other attendance changes that are currently in progress or being considered.

Note: this is a half session, immediately following "Impacts of Attendance Settings"

Speakers
avatar for Iain Lancaster

Iain Lancaster

School District Liaison, Ministry of Education
Come tell me, or ask me questions about your experiences with MyEdBC! I've worked in BC's Public Education System for over twenty years as a teacher, an administrator and a project manager for the implementation of both BCeSIS and MyEdBC. My interest lies in creating a data management... Read More →
avatar for Sandi Plewes

Sandi Plewes

Organization Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu Consulting
Sandi has 28 years as an educational implementation specialist with a focus on K-12 student management systems at both the district and provincial levels. She is a senior member of the Fujitsu Education work stream, currently working with the Saskatchewan team on their data conversion... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 10:40am - 11:15am PDT
Minoru D

12:00pm PDT

Ask an Expert
Subject matter experts from the Fujitsu Learning Management Team will be available to assist you.

Tuesday May 8, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Westminster 1

12:45pm PDT

Troubleshooting Ministry Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

1701, TRAX and SADE all depend on correct information in student demographics, transcripts and course information. Where do you begin when there is an error? We will cover common errors encountered by L1s and some handy troubleshooting steps an L1 can take to identify the issue.

Note: this is a half session, immediately followed by "How to Get the Most Out of HEAT Self Service"

Speakers
avatar for Nora Kerr

Nora Kerr

Business Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu
Nora joined the MyEducation BC Learning Management team in 2015 with 18 years’ experience supporting IT integration in SD54, including the implementation and ongoing support of both BCeSIS and MyEducation BC. Her deep knowledge of K-12 education and strong understanding of end user... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 12:45pm - 1:20pm PDT
Minoru A

12:45pm PDT

Class Size and Composition
Limited Capacity seats available

Demonstration of the functionality to control the number of designated students per course section. This will include all the components required for setup in the Build view and a review of functionality available to view the number of designated students per course section.

Speakers
DB

Daniel Bond

Application Support, Fujitsu
Daniel is a senior member of the MyEducation BC implementation and learning management team with 14 years’ experience implementing and supporting various student information systems. His expertise was developed over a career of working with master timetables in over 2,000 schools... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 12:45pm - 2:00pm PDT
Westminster 3

1:25pm PDT

How to Get the Most Out of HEAT Self Service
Limited Capacity seats available

Effective communication between an L1 and the Service Desk is critical to effective collaboration. In this session, we will review the different types of tickets; what information makes an effective ticket; the communication path of a ticket; how to follow up with the Service Desk; and how to make the most of the Knowledge Base.

Note: this is a half session, immediately following "Troubleshooting Ministry Reporting"

Speakers
avatar for Nora Kerr

Nora Kerr

Business Transformation Specialist, Fujitsu
Nora joined the MyEducation BC Learning Management team in 2015 with 18 years’ experience supporting IT integration in SD54, including the implementation and ongoing support of both BCeSIS and MyEducation BC. Her deep knowledge of K-12 education and strong understanding of end user... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 1:25pm - 2:00pm PDT
Minoru A