Are you also generating transcripts with MMS? What about class
rankings and honor roll?
On Dec 20, 2006, at 10:05 PM, Lauren Parren wrote:
> ANESU is using MMS and it largely fills our needs. Contact Michael
> Carper at [log in to unmask] for technical info. We were pleased
> with the ability to upload our data to TetraData. 5 years ago, when we
> were searching, MMS was the best price for the most features. We use
> on-line attendance each block at the high school, and all schools are
> using attendance, discipline, health modules in addition to the basic
> demographic stuff.
> Lauren Kelley Parren
> Educational Technology Coordinator ANESU
> Portfolio Coordinator, Mt.Abraham Union High School
> Bristol, Vermont 05443
> fax 802-453-4359
> The illiterate of the 21st century will not be the one who can not read
> and write, but the one who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn (Alvin
>>>> [log in to unmask] 12/20/06 04:13PM >>>
> I've searched through archives on this list first, but didn't get much
> What are schools using for their student information systems?
> Here in Barre we are using Pearson Education Systems "Chancery
> SMS" (web-based for K-8) and Chancery MacSchool (9-12). While the
> solution is working, and is integrated (via a replicator), there are
> changes afoot....
> Pearson has repositioned SMS as a product for middle to large school
> districts (their documentation states "30,000 students" as a starting
> point). Barre has roughly 3k students. We've also been told that
> MacSchool is going to go away at some point (date unknown).
> For K-8, SMS is used for electronic standards-based report cards,
> (middle school), electronic attendance, behavior incidents,
> and transfer of student info between our 2 K-8 schools and the SHS/BVT
> campus. For SHS/BVT, MacSchool is used for report cards, eclass
> behavior, and attendance.
> So, we're wondering who is using what for a SIS.....and does it fit
> needs? comments?
> Rob Stalling
> Technology Support
> Barre Supervisory Union
> Barre, VT 05641
> [log in to unmask]
Tommy J. Walz
Barre Supervisory Union