How to Manage User Profiles and Permissions
Access to the system is controlled by Role Based Access Control a.k.a. RBAC. The person signing up for the account in openSIS automatically becomes the default Super Administrator in the system.
To start with, there are seven different Profiles with meaningful systems access are provided. The Super Administrator has access to all menus and submenus and all functionalities of the system.
Super Administrator can create a school administrator and provide that individual with add/edit capabilities.
The difference between a Super Administrator and a School Administrator is that a school administrator has access to one or more schools to which he/she has been granted permission. Super Administrator on the other hand has access to all the schools within the account.
Clicking on the down arrow key on the extreme right of the main menu name will show the sub-menu access as given below:
Click on each of the Profiles and inspect the View-Edit capability. You can turn off access using the toggle switch. Remember to click Update after making changes.
Student and Parent profiles are designed as view only. A parent can change the address and the last name. Therefore, most of the editing options are disabled by the system and cannot be turned on.
Staff with Homeroom Teacher profiles can add Effort Grades for students during final grade entry in a marking period.
How to create Custom Profiles and Assign Permissions
The system comes with seven default profiles as shown below: A user with the correct permission, like a SuperAdmin or School Admin can create any number of profiles based on an existing profile. Click +Add Custom Profile Add the name of the profile, ...
Setup your school parameters
Before you start working on your created school you need to set a few parameters that your school follows, for example - periods, sections, rooms, attendance codes, grade setups, honor roll setup, L.O.V. (List of Values), etc. that we will cover in ...
How to Add Calendars in School Settings
In the calendar you get two options, you can either use the 'Default Calendar' or if you want to add your own calendar click '+Add Calendar' Menu >> Settings >> School >> Calendars or Menu >> School >> Calendars If you want to add a calendar click ...
How to Add Standard Grade Setup in School Settings
Menu Bar >> Settings >> Grades Click on Standard Grade Setup. The page will default to US Common Core Standards. There is a Search bar where you search the common core standards. When you click on the Excel sheet logo you can export the data into ...
How to Add Marking Periods in School Settings
Marking Period is the time division of the entire school year. You must set up the marking periods before you can run the school within the system. Navigate to Menu Bar >> Settings >> School Click on Marking Period. You can find the marking period ...