||The Title field is
for Mr., Mrs., Ms. etc.
||The First and Last
name fields are required. If you do not know the name of the
person yet, you can always enter a pseudonym, such as 'First' for their
first name and 'Last' for their last name.
||ClassID field is
required. It is also the only field that needs to be unique (no
one else can have the same ClassID, either active or inactive).
For teachers, a typical ClassID is the grade level they are teaching or
their primary subject. If an out-going staff person has the ClassID
that should be assigned to this incoming staff person, then you can
edit the inactive or out-going account to change their ClassID.
For out-going or inactive staff, we recommend adding their initials to
their ClassID. Also note that the ClassID can not have any spaces.
field is just a longer explanation of their role/position. For
teachers, it is often 'Grade 8, as an example. For other staff, it can
be Administrator Assistant or Bookkeeper.
||The Screen Name
and Password fields can either be filled in by you or you can leave
them blank and the system can generate them. If you are adding an
Administrator account, you might want to enter in a screen name and
password and then write it down on paper. After the account has
been created, you will no longer be able to see their password, as it
is a security measure. If you write this information down, then
you can give it to the administrator when they first log in.
||The Type field is
required and has to do with their access/permissions in FastDirect.
'Homeroom' is for the teachers who will be responsible for taking
attendance and ordering lunch. 'Admin' is for anyone that needs more
access to the information in FastDirect, such as secretaries,
principals, and administrative assistants. 'Staff' is for anyone that
is not an administrator and also not a homeroom teacher, such as
||The Schedule field
is only selected for when you are entering a Homeroom teacher
account. The schedule codes are used for attendance and is what
determines the start and end time for their students. If you are
creating a new staff account that is not a Homeroom position, then skip
||The Grade field is
only selected for when you are entering a Homeroom teacher account. If
you are creating a new staff account that is not a Homeroom position,
then skip this field.
||Click 'Add Staff'
to create this new account.