Check out the following resources to learn how you can do more from a distance.

Overcoming COVID-19 Challenges

Unprecedented times pose unfamiliar challenges. Here are a few ways Skyward can help you through them.


Navigating COVID-19 with Skyward

Navigating COVID-19 with Skyward

COVID-19 complicates daily tasks, but you can still accomplish them! In this overview, learn about the resources Skyward has available to help.

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COVID-19: Documenting for State & Federal Funding

COVID-19: Documenting for State & Federal Funding

Coronavirus isn’t something we could prepare for—but together, we can prepare for what’s to come. Find out how you can document expenses to prepare for any state or federal aid offered in the future.

Get ready

Free Offer: Course Learning Center (CLC)

Free Offer: Course Learning Center (CLC)

It's a tough time to be an educator. That’s why Skyward is making our LMS, the CLC, available for all SMS 2.0 SIS customers at no charge. Sign up, or learn more about the CLC in the video below.

(Offer valid through the end of the 2019–20 school year.)


Amazon Business Distance Learning Hub

Amazon Business Distance Learning Hub

With schools closed, how are you getting at-home learning supplies to your students? Skyward and Amazon Business have collaborated to help educators find essential resources.
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Interoperability Update: OneRoster Certification

Interoperability Update: OneRoster Certification

If you use Qmlativ and can’t get in on our CLC offer, or if you use SMS 2.0 and prefer a different LMS, we have good news: your Skyward system integrates with many third-party systems! Learn more about our commitment to interoperability in this article.

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Skyward SMS 2.0 & Qmlativ tools that can help during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Skyward Tools to Help You Through COVID-19

Here is a breakdown of the tools you can use to navigate the new norm of online learning and manage everyday operations remotely. View resource sheets specific to Qmlativ or SMS 2.0!


Disaster Recovery: The Skyward Way

Disaster Recovery: The Skyward Way

Adding insult to injury—that’s what hackers are doing as they up their game to take advantage of an already difficult situation with COVID-19. Prepare for the worst by reviewing Skyward's disaster recovery plan.

Get prepared


Staying Connected While Working from Home

Struggling to teach remotely? Looking for a way to track employee hours online? Here are some answers.


eLearning with the Course Learning Center

eLearning with the Course Learning Center

Want to work smarter with Skyward? Check out the Course Learning Center (CLC), Skyward’s very own Learning Management System!

Work smarter

Project-Based Learning Is a Perfect Developmental Match for Teens

Project-Based Learning Is a Perfect Developmental Match for Teens

Project-based learning is a great fit for teens no matter the circumstances, but especially as part of distance learning. Learn how this approach can give teens structured freedom and a productive way to fill their days at home.

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Setting Up an eLearning Day

Setting Up an eLearning Day

Snowstorms and COVID-19 may not have much in common, but both force school closures. Learn how to think outside the box when planning at-home assignments while keeping expectations in check.

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Guest Post: Our True Time Journey

Guest Post: Our True Time Journey

Skyward’s True Time gives districts an easier way to track time while working remotely. See how Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District uses this feature to track accurate hours, make payroll paperless, and save time.

Find out more



Adapting Your PD Plan for COVID-19 and Beyond

This pandemic doesn’t have to get in the way of employees’ professional development. With online training, they might just come out “Skyward-savvier” on the other side.

Know Your Skyward Training Options

Know Your Skyward Training Options

Your Skyward smarts can grow from your living room! Learn about the different ways you can build your knowledge base.

Explore the options

Know your Qmlativ training options

Know Your Qmlativ Training Options

Qmlativ users—this one's for you! Check out the many professional development resources available to you specifically in Qmlativ.

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Skyward's Professional Development Center

Skyward's Professional Development Center

The primary platform for Skyward's remote training, the PDC is a self-paced program featuring courses of various levels with simulations, videos, and knowledge checks. Learn more in this video.


An introduction to the Skyward Academy

An Introduction to the Skyward Academy

SMS 2.0 users, did you know Skyward Academy offers dozens of 1–3-hour sessions each month on common and timely processes? Check out this video for more information.


Keeping in Touch with Parents and Guardians

It's essential to keep communication flowing between your district and parents. Here are a couple ways to do that.


Easy-Peasy" At Your Fingertips: Embedding Skyward Videos on Your District Website

"Easy-Peasy At Your Fingertips: Embedding Skyward Videos on Your District Website

Give parents a leg up on this "homeschooling" thing by embedding Skyward tutorial videos on your district's website. It's easy, effective, and helpful—we'll show you how!

Find out how

EdTech Talks with Darby West

EdTech Talks: Online Enrollment and Registration

New Student Online Enrollment (NSOE) and Online Registration are two great ways to continue district operations while maintaining your "social distance." Learn about a Texas PEIMS coordinator's experience with these features.

Read her story


Through it all, we're here for you

If you need answers beyond what the resources above can give, we'll find a way to get them to you.


Know your Skyward Support options

Know Your Skyward Support Options

Feeling at a dead end? Don’t panic—we’ve got your back! Check out this article for four ways to get support in Skyward.

Explore the options

Introducing Skyward Insider

Introducing Skyward Insider
(Formerly Educator Newsletter)

Learn about the newsletter that's your guide to becoming a Skyward super user. Subscribe for monthly tips, tricks, and updates delivered to your inbox—during this pandemic and beyond.

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