|NEW INTEGRATIONS TO LOOK FOR IN 2019-2020!
|Here are some great new integrations to consider for the new school year:
#1 - Scheduled Payments in FDpay In
August, we will introduce our Schedule Payment service which will
include a space for parents to select a payment schedule option and a
space for admin to view, edit, and lock payment schedules. If you have
not signed up with PACE please contact HelpDesk as soon as possible so
we can answer any of your questions and get you started with online
#2 - ZINGapps This new
integration is with ZINGapps and delivers our FastDirect SIS services
inside their app for iPhone and Android users. This synergy will give
our schools the convenience of FastDirect within the school app, plus
added features such as online sign-up forms and more! They are a great
resource for church and school websites too! The cost for ZINGapps and
websites will be the same as direct purchase. Visit Zing Apps website for details on their service.
#3 - CONCIERGEpad We
are building a new partnership with CONCIERGEpad for secure school
sign-in of students, volunteers, visitors plus extended care students.
The cost will be the same as direct purchase, plus we will provide
level 1 HelpDesk support and software integration with our SIS
services. You can find more information here.
...Read more about the new integrations
TOP 3 NEW FEATURES FROM 2018-2019!
|#1 - DEPOSIT AND CHARGES REPORT The
Deposit and Charges Report in Finance has been transformed and we are
loving it! We've added search filters to help you pull up the
exact information you need. Now you can search by just one family, just
one account, just online payments and more! ...Read more
#2 - REPORT CARD COMMENTS Comment
codes are now available as clickable, customized options for your
teachers! If your school uses a set of comment codes for report cards,
those comments can now be added to the system and teachers are able to
select the comments they need for each student. ...Read more
#3 - NEW REPORT CARD FORMAT OPTIONS
Does your school have trouble fitting all of the report card content on
one page? Are you unhappy with the current report card format?
HelpDesk has the ability to make functional changes to the layout, thus
creating a better fitting and more accommodating report card.
Click here to read the top features from 2018!
Click here to read the top features from 2017!
CHECKLISTS FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR
start of school can be a crazy time but HelpDesk is here to make it
easier. With the start of school quickly approaching, FastDirect wants
to make sure your school is ready. In addition to completing the Summer
Transition steps, there are several other items to be addressed. To
stay on top of the many features and settings that need to be reviewed
for the start of school, we have created a checklist for
administrators, as well as separate ones for teachers and parents.
Click the links below to view the checklists, as well as our FastDirect Summer Timeline!
Click here to view the Administrator Checklist!
Click here to view the Teacher Checklist!
Click here to view the Parent Checklist!
HelpDesk is available to help guide you through these steps - just
contact HelpDesk with an FDmail message or call our toll free number
866.805.3116. ...Read more
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