Parent Portal txConnect LyfordCISD

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Parent Portal txConnect LyfordCISD

  1. 1. PARENT PORTAL The txConnect parent portal allows parent’s to monitor their student’s progress in school.
  2. 2.  The Parent Portal is a Web Based application that can be accessed from anywhere using an internet connection.  Parents may access the Parent Portal from home, work, or during soccer practice, etc.
  3. 3. HOW DO PARENTS ACCESS THEIR STUDENTS INFORMATION?  The campus generates a unique Portal ID for each student, which is used for setting up a parent account.  The Portal ID ensures security in accessing student’s information.  The Parents receive a student Portal ID for each student they have in the district.  An automated letter may be generated by the TxEIS software to mail the student Portal ID to the Parents.
  4. 4. THE PARENT LOGIN PROCESS  The Parent Portal may be linked from the District’s Web Page.  The first time the parent logs on, the parent will have to create a parent account.  The parent must enter at least one student Portal ID for the account to save.
  5. 5. SUPPORT FOR MULTIPLE LANGUAGES  At the bottom of each Parent Portal screen, are language choices. Spanish will be provided and other languages may be added.  The static web page text is translated. The data is NOT translated; such as course names, assignment titles, etc.
  6. 6. PARENT PORTAL IN SPANISH
  7. 7. PARENT PORTAL LOGIN When accessing the Parent Portal for the first time, the parent will need to setup a new user
  8. 8. REGISTRATION STEP 1 Add User ID, Password, Confirm Password, and Email Address and click Next
  9. 9. REGISTRATION STEP 2 Select a hint question from the dropdown menu and enter your answer in the text box below. Click Next to proceed.
  10. 10. REGISTRATION STEP 3 SECURE ACCESS TO STUDENTS • Enter the student’s Portal ID and Date of Birth • Click Add and the student’s name will display under My Students on the left
  11. 11. PARENT LOGGED ON  The first page the parent accesses is a Student Summary     Page. The Summary Page lists the students they can access and the number of alerts if any. The District and Campus messages are displayed. The student’s classes, working cycle averages from the txGradebook, and attendance for the current day are displayed. The attendance may be presented differently, if a campus only posts attendance to the ADA period.
  12. 12. STUDENT SUMMARY PAGE Attendance posted every period of the day
  13. 13. SUMMARY PAGE DIFFERENT VIEW Attendance posted the ADA period only
  14. 14. STUDENT SUMMARY PAGE Help will display on the right side of the page
  15. 15. ATTENDANCE - DETAIL VIEW  Displays the student absences for each date by period and class.  Displays a legend to decode the type of absences posted.  Allows the parent access to all days within the current semester by using the scroll bar.  Allows the parent to view previous semester data by changing the dropdown semester value.
  16. 16. ATTENDANCE - DETAIL VIEW
  17. 17. ATTENDANCE - CALENDAR VIEW  Displays a monthly calendar for each month within the current, default semester  Highlights the day in each calendar where an absence has been posted  Allows the parent to view previous semester data by changing the dropdown semester value
  18. 18. ATTENDANCE - CALENDAR VIEW
  19. 19. ATTENDANCE – TOTALS VIEW  Displays the following information for each period within the current semester:  Class  Teacher  Total number of absences  Total number of tardies  Allows the parent to view previous semester data by changing the dropdown semester value
  20. 20. ATTENDANCE – TOTALS VIEW
  21. 21. ATTENDANCE – ADA ONLY VIEW  Displays the class and teacher for each period in the student’s schedule for the current semester  Displays the total number of absences and tardies for the current semester followed by day-to-day detail of each posting  Allows the parent to view previous semester data by changing the dropdown semester value
  22. 22. ATTENDANCE – ADA ONLY VIEW
  23. 23. GRADES – SUMMARY VIEW  Displays the current working cycle average for each course in the student’s schedule.  Displays any previously posted cycle averages for the current semester.  Allows the parent to expand the working cycle average to show assignment detail for courses in the current semester.
  24. 24. GRADES – SUMMARY VIEW  Provides the parent with a link to the Semester Grades page  Provides the parent with the capability to show or hide all assignment detail  Allows the parent to view previous semester data by changing the dropdown semester value
  25. 25. GRADES - SUMMARY VIEW
  26. 26. GRADES EXPANDED Breakdown by category Within each category, the user will see assignment detail followed by a category average
  27. 27. GRADES – SEMESTER VIEW  Displays the student’s semester course information that has already posted  Provides the parent with access to report card data such as exam grade, citizenship, semester average, final grade and credits earned  Allows the parent to view previous semester data by changing the dropdown semester value
  28. 28. GRADES – SEMESTER VIEW
  29. 29. ASSIGNMENTS  Displays the following course assignment data: assignment title, category, due date and assignment grade if complete  Provides the parent with the option to modify the selection criteria prior to retrieving the assignment detail  Allows the parent to view assignments for one or all courses at a time.
  30. 30. ASSIGNMENTS
  31. 31. ALERTS  Used to notify the parent of significant changes to the student’s progress  The Setup Alerts link provides the user with options to customize alerts in the following categories:  Attendance alerts  Average alerts  Assignment alerts
  32. 32. VIEWING ALERTS Checking this box will display all alerts. Checking these boxes will remove alerts from the unread only display.
  33. 33. SUBSCRIBE TO ALERTS
  34. 34. MY ACCOUNT  Provides the user with the capability to manage their account settings.  Allows the parent to update the following settings:  Hint Question  Password  Email Address  Allows the parent to add or remove students from their account
  35. 35. MY ACCOUNT
  36. 36. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Lyford Elementary: (956) 347-3911 Lyford Middle School: (956) 347-3910 Lyford High School: (956) 347-3909

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