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CR Portals – School Configuration Operations Overview

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Date:3/2/2018
Source: CRLLCCR Professional Development (EDB)
Summary2MMS Online Clients: This article is an overview of the functionality associated with School Configuration Operations in the portals.
Prior to Implementation

Be an MMS Online Client.
 
Requires administrative or staff access to the Single Sign-On (SSO) page for MMS Portals and Grades.

Resolution

Overview                                                                                         

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of each operation in School Configuration Operations with access to other resources that provide more detailed information.
 
Log into MMS through the SSO page.

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Click the School Configuration tile. The following window opens:

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Return to the Home page by clicking User-added image in the upper left corner of the screen or click Home in the menu area in the upper right corner.

Configure Rooms
The Configure Rooms operation is used to edit the list of rooms that is available throughout the MMS System. The rooms that are entered through this operation are accessible to the:

  • Student Biographical System - Through the Homeroom field of the Student Biographical Editor.

  • Class Attendance System - The room is displayed for reference with period-by-period or class-by-class and in various Class Attendance reports.

  • Student Scheduling System - Through the Edit Sections operation, Edit Teachers (teacher constraints), Edit Rooms (room constraints), Automated Schedule Builder (ASB), and various scheduling reports.

  • Discipline Monitoring System - Use to track the location in which students' infractions occur.   The room is used when recording student infractions and in various discipline reports.

Click here on How to Configure Rooms.

Configure Term Definitions
Choose from the default term definitions of 4 Quarter, 6 Term, 3 Trimester, or customize your own unique term definitions. The MMS term definition scheme allows the combination of different term configurations in the same database. For example, a single school with grades 6 through 12 can set up 4-quarter term definitions for the high school grades and 6-term definitions for the middle school grades. MMS can accommodate almost any combination of term patterns.

Click here on How to Configure Term Definitions.

Additional Information

Additional KBAs are available at CR Knowledge Base.
Additional Tech Bytes are available at CR Tech Bytes.

Applies to VersionCR Portals – Version 1.5 and later
KeywordsCR Portals, MMS Online, School Configuration, Operations, Configure Rooms, room constraints, configure term definitions

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