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2014

DATE TOPICS
Jul 11, 2014
(pdf, 304kb)
•  Home Base Opt-In Deadline Nears — Don’t Let Select Access Be Turned Off!
•  Opt-In Districts Get Summer Training on Schoolnet
•  Congrats, Everyone, on End-of-Year
•  Because of EOY and School Not Yet Back in Session, Things Look a Little Different
•  NCEdCloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) Service
•  From the Field: More Online Videos Show Home Base, RttT’s impact
•  Maintenance Weekend Starts July 18
•  Upcoming Training Webinars and Workshops
Jun 19, 2014
(pdf, 265kb)
•  Home Base Opt-In Continuing with Numbers Growing Daily
•  Important End-of-Year Reminders
•  From the Field: New Videos Online Show Home Base, RttT impact
•  Summer Schoolnet Capacity Building Trainings Scheduled
•  From the Field: Home Base Training a Success for Region 4 Charter Schools
•  Upcoming Training Webinars and Workshops
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
•  New on the Web: Reporting System Performance Issues for Schoolnet
•  Home Base Part of 2014 Summer Institutes' Line-Up
Jun 06, 2014
(pdf, 361kb)
•  New on the Web: Opt-In Progress Now Part of Weekly Project Status Reporting
•  Emergency Maintenance Weekend Set for June 6-9
•  From the Field: Vance County Experiences PowerScheduler Up Close and Personal
•  New on the Web: Reporting System Performance Issues for Schoolnet
•  NC Educator Evaluation System: Summer Update
•  Home Base Content Can Benefit from Governor's Teacher Network (GTN) Initiative
•  Professional Development System District Pilot Is Under Way
•  Home Base Part of 2014 Summer Institutes' Line-Up
•  Final Two Technical Webinars for 2013-14 School Year on Tap
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
•  Evaluation System Closes June 30
May 23, 2014
(pdf, 296kb)
•  NCDPI Budget Request Includes Funding for Home Base
•  LEAs/Charters Are Opting In For Home Base
•  From the Field: Hoke County Realized Early On That Opt‐In 'Just Made Sense'
•  From the Field: Region 1 Collaborating in OpenClass on Math Resources/Mapping
•  Important Note on EOY Process
•  June Maintenance Weekend Canceled
•  Schoolnet 15.4 New Functionality Included
•  Technical Webinars Are Held Each Tuesday
•  New on the Web: Export and Import Schoolnet Roles from PowerSchool
•  12‐Member Team Offering Advice on Professional Development System
•  From the Field: Sampson County Shares 'Then' and 'Now' Schoolnet Experiences
•  Deadline: Evaluation System Closes June 30
May 09, 2014
(pdf, 283kb)
•  LEAs/Charters are Opting in for Home Base
•  Roles and Permissions and Data Security
•  From the Field: Burke County User Touts PowerSchool Positives
•  Important Note on EOY Process
•  New on the Web: SAR Webinar
•  Maintenance Weekend Is May 16-19
•  Technical Webinar to Review Implementation
•  Partnership Sites' Successes and Struggles Yield PowerSchool User Tips
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
•  Let Us Know When You're Planning to Conduct Trainings
Apr 24, 2014
(pdf, 426kb)
•  So Much Good News To Share -- Dive Right In
•  Home Base Opt-In Form Ready -- The Process Is Simple
•  Meet HBSC's New Leader -- She Thrives on Teamwork and Data
•  Professional Development System Launches in Home Base
•  Maintenance Weekend Begins Friday, April 25
•  Webinars, Oh We Love Those Webinars
•  From the Field: North Pitt High Touts PowerTeacher Gradeboook
•  Access to UID Student to Assist in PowerSchool Enrollment Process
•  NCEdCloud IAM Service Is Fully Deployed
•  From the Field: Partnership Sites Exploring OpenClass
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
•  Vote for a Schoolnet Enhancement Request: Ability for Teachers to Share Instructional Materials
•  Let Us Know When You're Planning to Administer Benchmark Assessments or Conduct Trainings
Apr 10, 2014
(pdf, 219kb)
•  New Home Base Weekly Technical Update Webinar Starts April 16
•  Official Launch of Home Base Professional Development Tool on Its Way
•  From the Field: Gates County Touts Success of PowerScheduler
•  Vote for a Schoolnet Enhancement Request: Ability for Teachers to Share Instructional Materials
•  New Video Tutorials Available for Building your ClassScape Assessments in Home Base
•  New Classroom Assessment Items Available in Home Base
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
•  Let Us Know When You're Planning to Administer Benchmark Assessments or Conduct Trainings
Mar 27, 2014
(pdf, 262kb)
•  Important: Do Your Homework Prior to Attending Build Workshops
•  Plan Now for End-of-Year for 2013-14 School Term
•  Update on Assessment Graphics
•  Let Us Know When You're Planning to Administer Benchmark Assessments or Conduct Trainings
•  Tip: Conduct District Info Sessions Before Offering Formal Training on Schoolnet
•  Standards-Based Report Card Update Webinar Is April 10
•  Share Your Good News and Best Practices
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
•  Home Base Part of READY IV Meetings
•  New PMR Due Dates
Mar 13, 2014
(pdf, 333kb)
•  Next Maintenance Weekend Is March 14-17
•  New Professional Development Tool Goes Live April 1
•  Deadline for Dropout Reporting Extended to March 19
•  NWEA Item Bank Refreshed
•  NC Cultural Resources Materials Available in Schoolnet
•  Testimony About Home Base Part of READY IV Meetings
•  Home Base Resource Consortium Meeting
•  New PMR Due Dates
Feb 27, 2014
(pdf, 211kb)
•  2,000+ Join in Learning, Sharing at Home Base Symposium
•  What Went on in that Hub? Answer: Plenty
•  Schoolnet: If You Haven't Tried It Lately, You May Be Surprised
•  From the Field: 'We Love the Student Portal' For Class Registration
•  From the Field: Hertford County Has Begun Parent Portal Rollout
•  Weekly Project Status Webinar and Online Reporting Continue
•  Next Maintenance Weekend Is March 14-17
•  Upcoming Webinars Cover Custom Reports, Data Analysis
•  Webinars New on the Web: Test Item Review, Building Your Item Bank
Feb 13, 2014
(pdf, 281kb)
•  It's Almost Here: Home Base Symposium; New This Year is the Pearson Hub
•  More Than 8,000 New Science, Social Studies Resources Added
•  Feb. 11 Project Status Webinar Available for Viewing
•  Weekly Update Newsletter Returning to Biweekly Distribution
•  Kudos to These Problem Solvers and a Word About Weekend Make-Up Days
•  Home Base's Collaboration and Course Management Tool Is OpenClass: Sign-Up Now!
•  Home Base Among Topics at READY IV Meetings This Spring
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
•  Feb. 20 Webinar Covers Test Item Review for Administrators
•  Learn More about the New Home Base PD Tool Functionality Feb. 27
•  ScanIt Webinar Now Available Online
•  Curriculum Manager Webinar Now Available Online
Feb 6, 2014
(pdf, 311kb)
•  This is Maintenance Weekend: Feb. 7-10
•  Significant Progress Made Resolving Single Sign-On Issues
•  Next Project Status Webinar Feb. 11 for Superintendents, Charter School Directors
•  Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended for Home Base Symposium
•  Roles and Permissions in Schoolnet: New and Updated Materials
•  New on the Web: Roles and Permissions -- Access for District Instructional Coaches
•  41 Districts and Charter Schools Now Trained on OpenClass
•  Upcoming Webinars on Test Item Banks and Test Item Review
•  Learn More about the New Home Base PD Tool Functionality
•  New on the Web: ScanIt Webinar Now Available Online
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Feb. 7 is the Last Day to Complete Our Schoolnet Survey
Jan 30, 2014
(pdf, 349kb)
•  Weekly Project Status Webinars to Begin for Superintendents, Charter School Directors
•  It's Getting Exciting: A Whopping 59 Sessions Set for Feb. 17 Symposium
•  Symposium Planners Highly Recommend These Two Symposium Sessions
•  English Development Standards, Newly Tagged ESL Instructional Materials Now in Schoolnet
•  What a Difference Checking or Unchecking a Single Box Can Make
•  New Information Available with Assessment Items
•  New on the Web: Webinar Posted on Reviewing, Managing Instructional Materials
•  Upcoming Webinar Aimed at Administrators
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
•  Next Maintenance Weekend is Feb. 7-10
•  Teachers and Curriculum Staff: Please Complete Our Schoolnet Survey
Jan 23, 2014
(pdf, 257kb)
•  Have You Registered for the Home Base Symposium?
•  Districts Provide Feedback on Standards-Based Report Card Requirements
•  New on the Web: Roles for Instructional Coaches Using Schoolnet
•  Teachers and Curriculum Staff: Please Complete Our Schoolnet Survey
•  Webinars on Tap for District Administrators, Resource Consortium
•  New on the Web: Recent Webinars Posted
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Exploring the 4 Cs of 21st Century Learning on the Web
•  Next Maintenance Weekend is Feb. 7-10
Jan 16, 2014
(pdf, 307kb)
•  Performance Improvements for the Instructional Improvement System (Schoolnet)
•  Person County Assistant Principal Reports Successes in Schoolnet
•  Home Base Symposium Registration and Hotel Update
•  Coming Soon: Best Practices Guide to Help You Communicate Home Base

•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Next Maintenance Weekend is Feb. 7-10
Jan 09, 2014
(pdf, 365kb)
•  Preview of Topics Announced for Feb. 17-19 Home Base Symposium
•  January 3-6 Home Base Maintenance Weekend Featured PMR, SAR Updates
•  New Teacher Role Available for Creating Shared Classroom Assessments
•  Schoolnet Quality Assurance Testing Going Well with LEAs
•  New Content Added in Schoolnet
•  Webinars On Tap to Cover Various Instructional Improvement Topics
•  'Exploring the 4Cs of 21st Century Learning on the Web' Offered Again Jan. 24
•  OpenClass Update: Continuing Integrations with Home Base
•  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Webinar on PowerTeacher Gradebook Now Online


 
 
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