OnDataSuite® Training Staff

   Trainers
John Warren
jwarren@aloesoft.com
Paul Polasek
ppolasek@ondatasuite.com
Karen Perry Vandertuin
kperry@ondatasuite.com
Michelle Berlinger
mberlinger@aloesoft.com
(not pictured)

OnDataSuite members can access prior training recordings and handouts by logging into their OnDataSuite accounts and selecting the "Training" tab located under the "Support" tab.

If you are not currently a member of the OnDataSuite community, but are interested in viewing previous training sessions, please contact Kim by email (kim@ondatasuite.com) or call 1-800-521-2563.

OnDataSuite® New User Training

Focus of this workshop is basic navigation and functionality of OnPoint, including discussions of data sources, report organization, locations, uses and creating adhoc queries. Session is intended for users who are new to OnDataSuite and OnPoint, or just need a refresher.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)
 

OnDataSuite® for Experienced Users

Focus of this workshop is a more detailed discussion of report functionality, including investigating various criteria, report building, focus lists, adding and modifying columns and the use of the custom report builder.  Session is intended for users who have prior experience using OnPoint. Suggest attendees have experience with OnPoint or have attended the "ODS New User Training." 

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® Fall ODS Review 

Focus of this workshop is the Fall PEIMS data submission. Workshop will include discussion of snap shot count verification, student special population coding and leaver data. We will locate custom reports to review fall data, as well as, create adhoc reports to audit the data before it is sent to TEA. Accountability reports, which use Fall PEIMS data, will also be discussed. Session is intended for district / campus/ ESC PEIMS personnel.  Requires loading fall PEIMS data file(s). Recommend loading a preliminary file initially.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® Summer ODS Review

Focus of this workshop is the Summer PEIMS data submission. Workshop will include discussion of TEA Student Attendance Audit Queries, the location of custom reports to review Summer PEIMS data, and creating adhoc reports to audit the data before it is sent to TEA. Accountability reports, which use Summer PEIMS data, will be discussed, as well. Session is intended for district/campus/ESC PEIMS personnel.  Requires loading Summer PEIMS data file(s). Recommend loading a preliminary file initially.

       

OnDataSuite® Principal’s Academy

OnDataSuite Principal/Assistant Principal Academy returns with six brief sessions specifically designed around how to put the campus data into action.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® Administrator Training

Focus of workshop is discussion of the administrative functions in OnPoint. We will cover the management of user accounts for the district (or ESC), training options, the file loading process, and district and/or campus ability to set student expectation goals.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® Discipline Data Review

Focus of this workshop will be on PEIMS discipline data. Specifics include discussion of the discipline related audit reports, use of custom reports, PBMAS reports, and ad hoc report building. Session is intended for district/campus staff responsible for coding and reporting discipline data.     

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® CTE Data Review

Focus of this workshop will be on PEIMS CTE (Career Technology Education) data and assessment data pertaining to the student population receiving CTE services. Specifics include discussion of the CTE related audit reports, FTE reports, contact hour reports, CTE course completion records and other CTE coding. Session is intended for district/campus staff responsible for student populations receiving CTE services.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® Accountability and Assessment

Focus of this workshop will cover Federal and State reported data to include CRDC, TEXSHEP, IDEA, State Index and Performance Based Monitoring Analysis System (PBMAS). Session is intended for district staff responsible for the research and reporting of testing and accountability data.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® Dropout Recovery/At Risk Review

Focus of this workshop will be on detailed discussions of Completion/Dropout/Graduation Report and PBMAS indicators pertaining to special population graduation rates. Suggested methods of utilizing the data and best practices for campuses to recover students will also be discussed. Session is intended for district staff responsible for at risk populations and/or dropout recovery.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

 OnDataSuite® Bilingual/ESL Review

Focus of this workshop will be on assessment data collected pertaining to the bilingual/ESL student population. Specifics include discussion of Custom Reports such as, LEP Services Survey Report, Bilingual/ESL ADA Report, and PBMAS Accountability reports pertaining to bilingual/ESL. Adhoc reports will be built using bilingual/ESL specific data, as well.  Session is intended for district staff responsible for student populations receiving bilingual/ESL services.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® for the Business Office/Human Resources

Focus of this workshop will be on Mid-Year PEIMS data.  Also included will be a review of personnel related records from the Fall submission. Custom reports will be built. Session is intended for district staff responsible for business functions and human resources.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

Using OnPar®

Focus of workshop will be a discussion of OnPar® functionality, including data sources and release dates, district and campus report building, how peer groups are built, and suggestions for best practices using OnPar®. Session is intended for district and campus administrators interested in comparing district data to other Texas peer districts.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® for Special Ed Staff

Focus of workshop will be on PEIMS and assessment data pertaining to the special education student population. Specifics include discussion of the Fall and Summer PEIMS special education data elements and related custom reports. PBMAS reports pertaining to special education will also be reviewed.  Session is intended for district staff responsible for special education student populations.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® Attendance Data Review Workshop

This workshop will assist in ensuring accurate coding of student attendance, as stated in the Student Attendance Accounting Handbook, by reviewing data to be reported in PEIMS, which results in FSP and other TEA funding allocations. We will review custom reports, build adhoc reports and check dashboard data for attendance anomalies.

(Previous training recordings have been posted inside your ODS under the "Support" tab.)

OnDataSuite® STAAR File Report Builder – Grades 3-8

Focus of this workshop will cover STAAR data file upload and reporting procedures. Specifics include discussion of the STAAR Grades 3-8 custom reports, and ad hoc report building using STAAR data files. Session is intended for district staff responsible for reviewing and reporting STAAR Grades 3-8 data results by various categories.

OnDataSuite® STAAR File Report Builder - EOC

Focus of this workshop will cover STAAR data file upload and reporting procedures. Specifics include discussion of the STAAR EOC custom reports, and ad hoc report building using STAAR data files. Session is intended for district staff responsible for reviewing and reporting STAAR EOC data results by various categories.   

OnDataSuite® TELPAS Reporting

Focus of this workshop will cover TELPAS data file upload and reporting procedures. Specifics include discussion of TELPAS custom reporting by Composite rating by progress, overall composite scores by Years in U.S. Schools as well as ad hoc report building by Student Demographic and subject information. Session is intended for district staff responsible for reviewing and reporting TELPAS data results by various categories.

OnDataSuite® Performance Based Analysis System (PBMAS) Reporting

Focus of this workshop will be on PBMAS reporting capabilities through OnPoint. Specifics include discussion of PBMAS summary by program area as well as by individual indicator level. Attendees will learn how to find failures who contributed to staging by drilling down to the student level by staged indicator values and create targeted intervention lists based on their findings.

 OnDataSuite® Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) Workshop

Discussion of data gathering process, loading data and crating CRDC report for 15-16 school year.

      





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