Posts tagged: Student Information System

Data, Spaces, Learning

The holiday break is approaching, and I’m taking stock of some changes this year. We’ve been through some major processes in the changing of the student information system, and we still have much work to do in that area as we create key reports for the first time (report cards, transcripts) and we continue to […]

Sunday December 12th, 2010 in , , , | Comments Off on Data, Spaces, Learning

Student Information System Migration

Our week in Boston with Veracross went well, and we are now steaming through a very important stage of the migration. Our database manager is carefully going through each Filemaker Pro file, scripting as export that only removes columns of data (not calculations) and then documenting the columns of information after each export. We are […]

Tuesday January 19th, 2010 in , , , | Comments Off on Student Information System Migration

The Transition Begins…

Our four days of meetings with Veracross last week in Boston went very well. We learned a great deal about how to work collaboratively with the firm to increase the likelihood of a successful transition. The big challenge for us is that we are planning to switch over to approximately 12 modules at once. (LS, […]

Thursday November 26th, 2009 in , , , | Comments Off on The Transition Begins…

Sunny Morning in Boston

So far, so good with our Boston trip. After arriving on Saturday, we drove straight downtown to see Quincy Market, wander the Newbury Comic store, and then have chowder at the Union Oyster House. A good time was had by all. Yesterday, Sunday, was an open day, so we drove to Plymouth, saw the rock, […]

Monday November 16th, 2009 in , , | Comments Off on Sunny Morning in Boston

A Migration to Veracross

I had three meetings yesterday to start our next phase of moving to a new student information system. We are moving a large, FileMaker Pro 6.5 database to Veracross this year, we a planned cut-over date of early July 2010. In the divisional meetings yesterday, we did a quick review of the improved web portals […]

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