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Welcome to Vision SIS and Family Engagement! This document is designed to provide information for school personnel to log into Vision SIS and walk a parent or guardian through the steps involved in creating an account for the Family Engagement website.

Prior To Implementation

Parents: To create an account, you will need the following information from the school: your first and last names as entered in the school’s database, an email address on file with the school, and your student’s ID number.
School Staff: Have your login account and password provided to you by the school’s Vision SIS administrator.


Using the website provided by your school, go to the login page:
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Parents: follow the steps listed directly below to create your parent account.
Staff Click HERE.

  1. The following window opens.

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  1. All fields except Cell Phone and Provider are required.

First Name. As provided by the school. This must match your first name as entered in the school’s database.
Last Name. As provided by the school. This must match your last name as entered in the school’s database.
User Name. Enter any username you wish. The system will verify that the username is unique.

Student ID. As provided by the school. This must match the ID number for your student in the school’s database.
Email. As provided by the school. This must match your email address as entered in the school’s database. When the account is created, an email will be sent to this account.
Cell Phone and Provider. These are optional fields. If both a cell phone number and provider are entered and they can be validated, an account creation text will be sent to this number as well as to the supplied email address.

  1. Save.


  1. Check your email, or if you provided the optional information to receive a text, check your cell phone. You will receive a message similar to the following:

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  1. Click the link provided to be brought to the following area.

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Enter your new password and confirm the password. Your school sets the requirements for a valid password.

  1. Save. The login screen is displayed and you are ready to log in with your new account.

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For more information on the Family Engagement (also known as the CR Family Portal) website, please refer to the following:
          Welcome to the CR Family Portal
          Video on the CR Family Portal

  1.  If you need to add another student to this account, go to the More menu and select Students. The following window opens. The students associated with your account are listed here. In the example below, this parent has one student.

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  1. Click Associate Student to add another student. Enter the ID number provided by the school. Click the blue button. The system will verify that your information (first name, last name, and email address) is associated with the ID number entered. If the verification fails, contact the school.

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School Staff.

  1. Log into Vision SIS with the username and password provided by the school’s Vision SIS administrator. Set the Select User Type to Staff.

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  1. Your personalized dashboard opens.

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  1. Use the menu on the left and navigate to the operation.


  1. Use the search function found in the My Dashboard area (pictured below). In the Search for a page area, enter the operation or report you are looking for. Look through the search results and select the one you want. Click GO.

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  1. Add to Favorites. If an operation is one that you frequently use, add it to your favorites list by clicking the star to the left of the operation name (see an example below). You are limited to ten favorites.

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  1. Find help for any operation by clicking either User-added image or User-added image to the right of the operation name. The book opens the Knowledge Base with the correct search entered. The circle opens the Help system in a separate window.


Additional Information
Applies to VersionsVision SIS 1.8 or later
Key WordsCR Family Portal, parent portal, change password, create parent account, family engagement, login, log in, staff, Vision SIS



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