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Navigating Skyward for Beginners - FM/HR

This session is for new Skyward users that districts may have employed after they had their installation training, or for districts recently installed on Skyward.

November 02, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Ins Tracking: Monthly Processsing Setup-HR

What is an estimate?  Why are adjustments created and how do I reconcile them?  What do I need to know when an employee changes coverage during the month?  These questions and more will be answered during this session on Monthly Insurance Tracking processes.

November 02, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Employee Data Mining, Beginning - HR

Skyward's Employee Data Miner can deliver helpful insights about your personnel. Learn the basics here.

November 02, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Payroll Best Practices - HR

In this session you’ll learn tips and tricks that can save you time when running payroll, as well as how to resolve common issues properly.

November 02, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Purchasing Order Processing - Qmlativ Finance

This session will walk you through the purchasing process on Qmlativ. It will review the purchasing process in full (setup of purchasing groups and approvals, creating purchase orders, receiving purchase orders, purchase order reporting, dissemination of the purchase order, and additional purchase order utilities).

November 02, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Payroll Process Overview - Qmlativ HR

This session will provide a general overview of Skyward’s Qmlativ Payroll Module. We will walk through the Payroll Process from beginning to end and look at the necessary pieces which need to be in place in order to complete a payroll in Qmlativ.

November 02, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Accounts Payable Processing - Qmlativ Finance

This session will walk you through the Accounts Payable processes on Qmlativ. It will review the accounts payable process in full (setup of invoice groups and approvals, creating invoices, accounts payable reporting, creating checks via the accounts payable run process, and additional invoice utilities).

November 02, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Position Overview - Qmlativ HR

This session will cover an overview of position processing and maintenance. This includes adding a position, assignment and making changes within the position module.

November 02, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Advanced Payroll Options - HR

How do you correct the accounting when an employee was paid out of the incorrect account? What is the easiest way to update new deduction or benefit amounts? How is the taxable life over $50K calculated? How does the Payroll Encumbrance process work? Learn the answers to these questions as we explore some of the advance payroll processes during this session.

November 02, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Employee Data Mining, Advanced - HR

Learn more about how to better use the Employee Data Miner to pull data in creative ways in a variety of formats.

November 02, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Insurance Tracking: Open Enrollment -HR

This session will go over the Enrollment Process and how you can start using it at your district. This feature (Included in Insurance Tracking) allows your employees to electronically select their insurance coverage during your open enrollment period and can save a lot of time when you roll insurance.

November 02, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Reporting for New Users (Data Mining) - Fin

Finance Data Mining can be a powerful tool for creation of custom reports in your database. Learn how to utilize Budgetary Data Mining to make the most of the data contained in your software. No prior knowledge of Data Mining is necessary.

November 02, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Peer Discussion: I'm New to Skyward-Fin & HR

This networking session is for users to discuss processes and options with other users. Skyward will have representation, but the focus is to discuss ideas and options between users.

November 02, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Insurance Tracking: Tips and Tricks - HR

Discover if there are options within the Insurance Tracking module that will allow you to speed-up or streamline your processing steps. Maybe you have some useful tips that you’d like to share as well!

November 02, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Substitute Tracking - HR

Get an overview of how you can use Sub Tracking to track the daily transactions of your subs and import those transactions to payroll. We'll also discuss how the system is set up with Rate Tables, Sub Master Records and Reports for use in managing your Sub's activities.

November 02, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Financial Reporting - Qmlativ Finance

This session will highlight Qmlativ’s canned Financial reports. It will also demonstrate the capability to add fields to list screens and other unique ways we can create reports within Qmlativ.

November 02, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Payroll / HR Tips and Tricks - Qmlativ HR

This session will demonstrate some time-saving features to reduce the time it takes to work in Skyward’s Qmlativ software and will focus on the Payroll/Human Resources System. Navigation, creating Filters, View, Live Tiles and Live Charts, setting Favorites and Docking items, and advanced browse tricks are just a few of the things you will learn. This session is intended for current Qmlativ users.

November 02, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Employee Access: Empowering Employees - HR

This session will demonstrate how to setup the configuration options for Employee Access and navigate the system from the employee’s perspective: view personal data along with payroll information, enter time off requests & view balances, enter purchasing requisitions and clock in/out using TrueTime.

November 02, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

New Features - Student

With the crazy start to this school year, you may have missed, or just didn't have time to explore some of the latest and greatest options. This session will be a demonstration of some of the newest options available within Student Records.

November 02, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

List Screens/Live Tiles

Need ways to manage your dashboard data? This session will review options for creating live tiles across the Qmlativ system. Giving you the ability to have necessary data at your fingertips.

November 02, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Future Scheduling Part 1

This session will discuss options for Future Scheduling for setting up the Course Master and Scheduling students. Setting up the Course Master – Options for setting up courses, sections and meet records. Scheduling Student – By Student options, By Class and Mass Add Students to Courses.

November 02, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Food Service - Reporting/Data Mining

Learn how to data mine food service fields and review setup for most popular daily and monthly reports.

November 02, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Special Ed Tips/Tricks and Best Practices

This session will review the new options added to the Special Education module, and provide tips and tricks to make processing most effective.

November 02, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Future Scheduling Part 2

This session will review the functions of the Auto Scheduler and various ways to deal with Conflict Resolution. The setup of the Auto Scheduler will be reviewed. Ways to try and resolve student conflicts will be outlined.

November 02, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Food Service - Point of Sale

This session will explore all areas of the Point of Sale Process within the Food Service module. We will walk through the setup behind the scenes, the POS process itself, and some reports and processes to complete after the POS process is completed for the day. POS Configuration, payment entry, and end of day reports will be covered.

November 02, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Special Ed - Forms Set Up & Rules

This session will cover the Forms set up area and discussion of new options and tools available to use to create custom Special Education Forms

November 02, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Tips & Tricks Qmlativ Student

This session will cover tips and tricks to help with moving around the system faster and to maximize your working area.

November 02, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Standards Gradebook Features

Skyward has developed a Web-Based grade book designed specifically for Elementary teachers. This session will cover the skills based approach and demonstrate the benefits of the Standards Based Gradebook.

November 02, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Secondary Gradebook Features

This session will be a general overview of the Skyward Gradebook Secondary program showing you the basic setup, as well as procedures to setting up assignments and posting grades.

November 02, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Online Forms Qmlativ Student

Online forms help you gather data from your families in new and improved ways. In this session learn about the latest tips and tricks for building online forms, including adding customization to an online form. We will also cover the option on reporting from online forms in report manager.

November 02, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Future Sched Auto Scheduler/Conflict Res

Come and check out how the Auto Scheduler works and get ideas and suggestions on using the Auto Scheduler to make the schedule process work for you. In addition, this session we will discuss techniques, and reports to use for resolving conflicts that may occur in the Future Scheduling Process.

November 02, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Food Service - Applications

This session will cover all methods of entering applications. We will cover the manual entry process within the program, the start to finish process of Online Applications entry (including from the parent perspective through Family Access), and the Direct Cert process. Address Verification results and manual Direct Cert application entries will be demonstrated.

November 02, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Special Ed -Data Cleanup & Suggested Reports

This session will focus on the different reports, filters and utilities that can be used in verifying and cleaning up special ed data

November 02, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Data Mining Qmlativ Student

Data Mining allow users quick access to basic student information. Find out how to better utilize fields throughout the system. Also discover how you can report data on one line to meet your exporting needs.

November 03, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Guidance Module Overview

Check out how to use Guidance Office Visits to keep track of the time spent with individuals and just what that time was spent doing. Run reports on the who/what/where and when!

November 03, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Future Scheduling/Arena Scheduling

This session will go through the steps of how to set up and process Arena Scheduling. Are you thinking about changing up your scheduling process and thinking about using a “college-style” process of students selecting their courses/teachers to build their own schedule? Come check it out!

November 03, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

New Users Bootcamp Part 1 Student

This session covers the essentials of using Skyward and is designed with new users in mind. Our goal is to provide you with a solid foundation in navigating and using the system that will allow you to make the most out of your Skyward software.

November 03, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Special Ed - New Year Set Up

This session will cover preparation for closing out the current year and tasks necessary to begin the new year.

November 03, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Basic Report Designer Qmlativ Student

An overview of some of the different reporting options available in Qmlativ, specifically for Student Information.  We will first look at a smattering of the canned student reports (including but not limited to Student Information, Student List, and Duplicate Student Numbers), and then the second half will focus on how to build Data Mining Reports within Qmlativ which enable you to design your own reports.

November 03, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Guidance Counselor Grad Reqs/Career Pl

Counselors! Come on in and discover how to track/read/analyze graduation requirements – how to use Educational Milestones for graduation – check out Career Plans and see what a great help this is in planning your student’s futures.

November 03, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Current Year Scheduling Tips & Tricks

In this session, we will cover basic scheduling functions such as adding and modifying courses, sections, and meeting patterns. We will also cover the Walk-In Scheduler process and all of its capabilities.

November 03, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

New Users Bootcamp Part 2 Student

This session covers the essentials of using Skyward and is designed with new users in mind. Our goal is to provide you with a solid foundation in navigating and using the system that will allow you to make the most out of your Skyward software.

November 03, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Special Ed Goal Options Set Up/Links

This session will cover the steps necessary to setup and link Long Term Goal codes to Academic Standards

November 03, 2020
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Tips & Tricks - Underutilized Features

In this session, we will take a look at often overlooked features not everyone is using to their benefit. Join this session to learn how you can develop new strategies with your current resources.

November 03, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Elementary Current Year Scheduling

Student Teams, Student Groups, Mass Adding Students to a Course, Mass Copy Students from one course to another – all tools available to make your Elementary Scheduling easier.

November 03, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Mobile App Student

Learn how to create a custom homepage that gives you at-a-glance access to information and how to gain quick access to the favorites you have bookmarked within your Skyward application. See how you can take Skyward with you wherever you go using the Skyward Mobile App.

November 03, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

RTI Student

It's vital that a school district identify students who are in need of improvement and initiate plans to improve their performance. In this session, learn how the use of Skyward’s RTI module, will increase the necessary communication of information on which students require special attention, monitor student progress along a variety of customizable parameters & provide a full complement of reporting capabilities that can be used to track student trends. Integration with Skyward Gradebooks ensures that educators are kept informed of student interventions & their progress.

November 03, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

Import Designer Qmlativ Student

Qmlativ's import designer allows users to make additions and edits across the system. Reviewing the basics of import designing, creating data object sources, and running successful imports that keep your data safe will be highlights of this session.

November 03, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Student
 

How Finance & HR Modules Fit Together

Discuss the Finance and HR modules in the Skyward software that have an interactive relationship. Learn how the various modules interact with their counterparts and determine a workflow to prevent duplication of entry.

November 03, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Employee Professional Development - HR

The Professional Development feature allows employees to submit requests for future professional development classes. The requests then go through an approval process and when final approval is reached, the employee credits are updated. This session will cover configuration and processing.

November 03, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Custom Forms Basics - HR

This session will demonstrate how to create custom fields and custom screens in Employee Profile.

November 03, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Ditch the Computer & Move to Mobile for EA

This session will show all of the things you are able to do with the mobile app for Employee Access.

November 03, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Building the Budget - Qmlativ Finance

This session will demonstrate the different ways you build a budget within Skyward. This will include manual entry, importing and modifying the existing budget.

November 03, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Intro to HR Reporting and Datamining - Qmlativ HR

If the canned reports within Skyward do not provide you with the exact information you are looking for, you always have the capability of creating custom HR data mining reports. In this session, we will create a data mining report and show off the unique features of data mining, such as: creating total lines within reports, sort and filter options, cloning reports, and creating a PDF report vs. an excel report. This session is intended for current Qmlativ users.

November 03, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Best Practices for Completing Bank Rec

Learn how to use the bank reconciliation option to better track your cash account activity.

November 03, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Certification Import - HR

Walk through of the Certification Import Utility

November 03, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Employee Profile Tips - HR

This session demonstrates how to get the most information out of employee profile. It will run through employee profile versus employee browse, screen configurations, views, and filters. This will make finding information in employee profile easy.

November 03, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Contract Letters and Online Forms - HR

This feature allows the user to produce letters or documents with employee-related information embedded in the documents without needing a mail merge! You can save templates for re-use and you can include fields created in Custom Forms.

November 03, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Finance Tips and Tricks - Qmlativ Finance

This session will demonstrate some time-saving features to reduce the time it takes to work in Qmlativ and will focus on the Finance modules. Navigation, creating Filters, View, Live Tiles and Live Charts, setting Favorites and Docking items, and advanced browse tricks are just a few of the things you will learn.

November 03, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

HR Reporting - Advanced - Qmlativ HR

This session will discuss different options for reporting on HR/employee data. Topics to be covered include: • Generating a quick report from a list screen and modifying in report designer • Cloning a Skyward report and modifying in report designer • Creating an HR report from scratch in report designer • Prompts • Filters • Sorts • Section aggregates

November 03, 2020
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Finance Overview - Qmlativ Finance

This session will review aspects within the new finance system including Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Budgeting, and Cash Receipts, Journal Entries, and Vendor maintenance

November 03, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Federal Reporting including ACA, W2, 941 - Qmlativ

This session will demonstrate how to complete the setup and processing of ACA, W2, and 941.

November 03, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Import Options in Finance - Finance

Imports allow users to enter data faster and more efficiently. This session will cover the import processes for journal entries, cash receipts, requisitions, budgets, auto check reconciliation, positive pay, and credit cards.

November 03, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Fixed Asset Year End and Reporting - Finance

This session will provide you with an overview of common tasks that are completed at the fiscal year end along with a demonstration of the most popular reports. · Depreciation Schedule · Depreciation Validation Report · Process Update · Update Depreciation Years Remaining · Depreciate New Assets · Remove Accumulated Depreciation · Current Value Reports

November 03, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

New Hire Procedures - HR

Learn how Skyward can automate your hiring process. Your entire hiring process can be streamlined from requesting a replacement or new hire through importing the demographics and pay information into Employee Profile and Employee Management.

November 03, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Dock Pay Records and Processing - HR

This session is intended to cover how you may set up your Skyward system to automatically create dock pay records, how to use them, and how they can help keep your contracts correct throughout the year.

November 03, 2020
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Budgeting Options - Finance

See popular web budgeting options, including budget requisitions, mass change options, budget entry options, and online budget transfer requests.

November 04, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Screen Customization, Skyport, Filters

Eliminate the additional clicking by customizing your screens to the areas you need the most.

November 04, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Employee Management: Plan and Setup - HR

This session will demonstrate how to get started in adding positions into your Employee Management Plan. This will include adding calendars, importing assignments from other employee management plans and adding positions/assignments.

November 04, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Payroll Payables - HR

Overview of the Payroll Payables process

November 04, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Security - Qmlativ HR and Finance

This session will provide an overview of the Security modules in Qmlativ, with a focus on HR and Finance security. This module is used to grant access to individual users. Topics will include creating a Role, creating a Security Group, attaching a Role to a Security Group, and attaching a Security Group to a user. This session is intended for current Qmlativ users.

November 04, 2020
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
CST - Central Standard Time
Finance
 

Timeoff Options and Reporting - Qmlativ HR

This session will overview the Time Off module, Qmlativ’s system to maintain and track time off balances. It will highlight recent changes to the time off module (identifying time off types as hours vs. days) and the new reporting options that are available.