Parent Conferencer

The Parent Conferencer is a tool for teachers to schedule and manage their conferences. Teachers can:

  • Easily schedule conferences for each student
  • Print letters to parents with conference information 
  • Print conference reminders to send home
  • Print the schedule for office or personal use
  • Clearing the conference schedule

Step-by-step instructions can be found below the video:


Scheduling Conferences:

1. Click "Parent Conferencer" at the top of your Home Screen


2. Click "Add Date" and use the calendar to select the conference date(s), then click “Confirm”.

3. Click "Add Time" and use the drop down arrows to enter the time(s), then click "Confirm".

4. Click on a student name from your class list on the left and drag/drop the name into the conference time slot (do not manually type the names).


Printing Conference Letters

1. To print the Conference Invitations for the entire class, click the Download button and choose Conference Invitation.  The invitation will download onto your computer and will include a letter for every student name on the conference schedule.


 2.  To print the Conference Invitations for a single student, click the Student Name and then click the Download button.  Choose Conference Invitation The invitation for that single student will download onto your computer. 



Printing Conference Reminders

1. To print Conference Reminders for the entire class, click the Download button and choose Conference Reminder.  The reminder will download onto your computer and will include a letter for every student name on the conference schedule.


2.  To print the Conference Reminder for a single student, click the Student Name and then click the Download button.  Choose Conference Reminder.  The invitation for that single student will download onto your computer. 



Printing the Schedule

1. To print the Conference Schedule, click the Download button and choose Conference Schedule.  The schedule will download onto your computer. 



Editing Conference Details:

1. Click on a student name.
2. In the box that pops up, change the student in the time slot, length of conference, room number and language. 


To Edit the Conference Letter and/or Conference Reminder:

1. Click "Edit Invitation and Reminder Messages” link then select the Template from the dropdown box.  
2. Choose the Language of the template to edit.
3. Click the "Edit" link.
4. ESGI has translated the default English template into Spanish. If changes are made to the English template, those same changes must be made to the Spanish template (it does not automatically translate these changes). When finished, click "Save". 

5. The Conference Letter and Conference Reminder will automatically print in the language selected for the student.


Clearing the Conference Schedule:

1. Click the "Clear schedule" link at the top.


2. The button will temporarily change to "Reset schedule". If this is clicked, the previous schedule is restored in full (a one time restore). If a date or time slot is added, the button will return to a "Clear schedule" button.

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