1. Does TIPWeb-IT integrate with Powerschool?
Yes, we have an API plug-in for PowerSchool 12 and higher which will send student and staff demographic details to TIPWeb nightly. Hayes can help ensure any SIS system the district uses will be able to share data with TIPWeb-IT nightly either through an API or flat file transfer.
2. Can you print equipment labels from...
Prepared by Hayes Software Systems, below is a checklist to ensure your end of year device collection process runs smoothly.
Prepare for Device Collection
Establish collection locations
Identify roles and responsibilities of team members
Create device drop off schedule
Design traffic flow plan (i.e. one way lines for car drop off, etc.)
Determine team member training requirements on processes and procedures
Develop Device Collection Processes and Procedures
Choose workflows for statuses and notes (i.e. damage, storage)
Decide receipt delivery method (i.e. printed, email, signature capture)
Communicate Device Collection Process
Email parents and guardians collection process plan and schedules...
The school year is winding down and districts across the United States are preparing to collect devices from students and teachers alike. With more devices than ever before, end of year collections can be a daunting task. Utilizing your asset inventory management system will help keep the collections process organized with up-to-date data and reporting. Here are some quick tips to remember while tackling the end of...
Each year, school districts are tasked with managing thousands of assets such as computers, textbooks, furniture, vehicles and more. Being unable to track fixed assets can result in billions of dollars wasted. As we work through closing out one budget season and moving into the next, many school districts face a similar question: How to make up for shortfalls in...
Asset Management Software Aided in a Smooth Transition
Average school district use of different EdTech products each month has risen from 952 to 1,327 since March of 2020, and K-12 schools are finding that asset inventory management software is vital to maintain an efficient, well-managed institution, but that was true long before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. As the landscape continues to...
When is it Time for a Wall-to-Wall Inventory?
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Why Your District Needs an Inventory Audit Plan Now
Now more than ever, technology is being used as a powerful tool to track assets and provide education to students in hybrid and distance learning scenarios. School districts are distributing more equipment and materials, spending upwards of $13 billion on ed-tech for classrooms. As schools gain more valuable assets that enhance education, inventory...
K-12 school districts across the nation are experiencing significant increases in 1:1 initiatives and take-home programs. Having the systems and processes built to allow your team to support those devices remotely will help set you up for success.
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