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Attention: All resources for schools transitioning to the Next-Gen product are loacted on the Next-Gen Transition page on our site.  Click here to go to the Next-Gen Transition page.

High School Scheduling Resources
Middle schools may also use this resource if they are buildig a High School style schedule

Six Stages of Master Schedule Building - Learn to build a master schedule in the JMC program. This document document will guide High Schools and Middle Schools, who have a HS style schedule, through the scheduling process. It has tools, tips, and steps for schools who build their master schedule by hand and those who use the Scheduling Aid to have JMC build their master schedule. Click the link below to download this document.
http://jmcinc.com/uploads/files/Six_Stages_JMC_Scheduling.pdf

Schedules Module Comprehensive Documentation - This comprehensive document covers every page in the Schedules module. It also include the Six Stages of Master Schedule Building. Click the link below to download this document.
http://jmcinc.com/uploads/files/NextGen_ScheduleDoc.pdf

Elementary/Middle School Resources
Where classes are primarliy self contained

Elementary and Middle School Scheduling Documentation  - This document will guide Elementary and Middle Schools through the scheduling process if the majority of their classes are self contained. This document is meant to be used in conjunction with the Elementary/MS Scheduling instructional video. Click the link below to download this document.
http://jmcinc.com/uploads/files/NG_ElemMS%20Schedule.pdf

Click the link below to view the corresponding instructional video.
http://jmcinc.com/resources/view/next_gen_elem_ms_scheduling

Report Card/Progress Report Resources

  1. Office - Printing Progress Reports. This document will show office professionals how to print progress reports.
  2. Standards and Benchmarks Instructional Documentation. This document also has directions for printing standards and benchmarks report cards in the office. Additionally, teachers who access Standards and Benchmarks should use the Standards and Benchmarks Instructional Documentation to guide them through the process of submitting student assessments to the office. 

Transitional Resources

The Next-Gen Office program is very similar to the pre-web program you have used in the past. Follow the steps below and you will have a smooth transition to the Next-Gen Office program.


Step 1: Download the Next-Gen Office Transition document to use as you go through the instructional video in step 3 as it will be your notes for that video. Each office user should have this document. Click here to download.

Step 2: Download the “Starting the 14-15 School Year Checklist Next-Gen” to use as you start working with the program. You should also have this document in hand while you watch the video in step 3.  Each JMC building should have one of these documents. Click here to download.

Step 3: View the "Next-Gen Office Transition” instructional video. Click here to view.

Step 4: After viewing the video, start using the Next-Gen Office program and use the two documents above to guide you through the steps to start the school year.
Step 5: Please view the “Next-Gen Transition – Office Part 2” instructional video for updates made to the program during the summer of 2012. Click here to view.

We feel that it is very important that Administrators encourage their staff to use the resources available to help with the transition to the Next-Gen products. Because of this we have two sections for administrators to consider:

  • Administrator training.
  • Overview of staff training 

 

Administrator Training

Step 1: View the "Next-Gen Transition - Admin” instructional video. This is a very brief overview that will show you a few new features to the Next Gen Program and show you where your staff resources are listed. Click here to view.
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Step 2: Download the Next-Gen Office Transition document to use as you go through the instructional video in step 3 as it will be your notes for that video. Each office user should have this document. Click here to download.

Step 3: Download the “Starting the 12-13 School Year Checklist Next-Gen” to use as you start working with the program. You should also have this document in hand while you watch the video in step 3.  Each JMC building should have one of these documents. Click here to download.

Step 4: View the "Next-Gen Office Transition” instructional video. Click here to view.

 

Overview of Staff Training

Secretary/Office Professionals
Secretaries/Office Professionals should download the Next-Gen Transition – Office document and watch the “Next-Gen Transition Office” instructional video. In addition, each building should be using the 12-13 Starting the School Year Checklist – Next-Gen.  
Technology Professionals
Technology Professionals should be in contact with JMC about the data conversion process and hosting options. In addition, they can view the “Next-Gen Transition –Office” instructional video at any time.
Teachers
Teachers should download the Next-Gen Transition – Teacher document and watch the “Next-Gen Transition – Teacher” instructional video.
Food Service Professionals
Food Service Professionals should download the Next-Gen Transition – Lunch document and watch the “Next-Gen Transition – Lunch” instructional video. In addition, they can view the “Next-Gen Transition – Office” instructional video at any time.
Health Professionals
Health Professionals should download the Next-Gen Transition – Health document and watch the “Next-Gen Transition – Health” instructional video. In addition, they can view the “Next-Gen Transition – Office” instructional video at any time.

Online Teacher Documentation Update - 8.7.2015

Here is a link for the comprehensive Online Teacher documentation.  Click here to download.

Grading Resources

 

1. Calculating End of Term Grades and Sending Them to the Office. This document will show teachers how to prepare and send grades to the office to be printed on middle school/high school report cards.

2. Calculating Qtr 2 Grades and Sem Grades and Sending Them to the Office. This document will show teachers how to prepare Qaurter 2 and Semester grades and send them to the office to be printed on middle school/high school report cards.

3. Standards and Benchmarks Instructional Documentation. Teachers who access Standards and Benchmarks should use the Standards and Benchmarks Instructional Documentation to guide them through the process of submitting student assessments to the office.  This document also has directions for printing report cards in the office. We also have two instructional videos below to guide teachers.

  • Next-Gen Transition - Standards and Benchmarks Gradebook instructional video.  This video is intended for teachers who already know how to access their Standards and Benchmarks though the JMC IP Gradebook (in the 11-12 school year) as this will show them how they are completed in the Next-Gen GradeBook (for the 12-13 school year).
  • Standards and Benchmarks GradeBook (Next-Gen): Next-Gen Gradebook Instructions for accessing, using, and assessing Standards and Benchmarks. This video is meant for teachers who are new to standard and benchmarks or teachers who would like a complete overview of standards and benchmarks grading.

4. Teacher- Sending Progress Reports to the Office. This document will show teachers how to create and send progress reports to the office. These are also sometimes referred to as "midterms" but these midterms will print all of the assignments for a student in a course.
5. Teacher - Sending Midterm Grades to the Office. This document will show teachers how to create and send midterm grades to the office. A midterm grade report is just like a report card where one sheet will be printed with a midterm course grade for each course.

Transitional Resources for Teachers

The Next-Gen GradeBook is very similar to the IP GradeBook you have used in the past. Follow the steps below and you will have a smooth transition to the Next-Gen GradeBook.

Step 1: Download the Next-Gen Transition GradeBook document to use as you watch the instructional video in step 2 as it will be your notes for that video. Each teacher should have this document. Click here to download.

Step 2: View the "Next-Gen Transition - GradeBook” instructional video. Click here to view.
Step 3: (Only for teachers who use Standards and Benchmarks/Elementary report cards through JMC)  View the "Next-Gen Transition - Standards and Benchmarks Gradebook" instructional video.  This video is intended for teachers who already know how to access their Standards and Benchmarks though the JMC IP Gradebook (in the 14-15 school year) as this will show them how they are completed in the Next-Gen GradeBook (for the 15-16 school year). Click here to view.
In addition, Teachers who access Standards and Benchmarks should use the Standards and Benchmarks Instructional Documentation to guide them through the process.  Click here to download.

Resources for Teachers New to JMC Grading

New Teacher Gradebook Training Videos:

Next-Gen GradeBook Part 1: Click here to view.

New Teacher Standards and Benchmarks Instructional Videos

Standards and Benchmarks GradeBook (Next-Gen): Next-Gen Gradebook Instructions for accessing, using, and assessing Standards and Benchmarks.

Spring: January – June
1. Contact JMC to set up a time to convert to the Next-Gen products.
2. If we are hosting for you we will provide you with the necessary links.  If you are hosting your own data we will guide you through the installation process. If you have any questions about hosting data on your server or JMC hosting your data contact Eric at JMC (1.800.524.8182 x222).
Summer:  Late July – Early August
3. Make the IP Address for the GradeBook available to teachers by email or on your school’s website.
August
4. Download and install the POS application onto any “lunchroom” computers that will be charging meals or a la carte items. The download for this can be found on the "POS and Form Designer Downloads" on this page.
5. Download and install the Form Designer application onto one computer in each building to create standards and benchmarks forms, custom report cards, or student information forms. The download for this can be found on the "POS and Form Designer Downloads" on this page.
6. Make the IP Address for Online Parent and Student Access available on your school’s website.

Downloads

  1. Web Installer - Latest JMC Web Suite Installer. This installer is used in the preliminary setup of the Next-Gen program. This item is for district hosted JMC Next-Gen only.
  2. Connection Strings installer - Installs files for district hosted JMC Next-Gen.

Documentation

  1. Next-Gen Windows 2008/2012 Server Setup - These directions will guide you through the initial setup steps to host your own JMC Next-Gen web server on Windows 2008 and Windows 2012. Complete this process before you start the web server install.

  2. Next-Gen Web Server Install - These directions will guide you through the steps to install and configure the JMC Web portion of your Next-Gen web-based server. Please read through them to get comfortable with the process, but these directions should be executed only after you get your data back from JMC this summer.

  3. Next-Gen Backup Setup - These directions will guide you through the steps to setup and configure an automated backup of your Next Gen server data.

We have recently released comprehensive Lunch documentation for Next-Gen clients.  Click here to download.

The Next-Gen Office program is very similar to the pre-web program you have used in the past. Follow the steps below and you will have a smooth transition to the Next-Gen Office program.

Step 1: Download the Next-Gen Lunch Transition document to use as you go through the instructional video in step 3 as it will be your notes for that video. Each office user should have this document. Click here to download.

Step 2: View the "Next-Gen Lunch Transition” instructional video. Click here to view.
 (The POS user interface is the same as it was previously so there is no transition video for the POS)
Step 3: If you are interested in viewing an overview of the Next-Gen Office program (not Lunch module specific), you can click here to view the “Next-Gen Transition - Office” instructional video.

Other Instructional Videos

In addition to the transtional video above there are other instructional videos you can view.

  1. Setting Up Lunch Next-Gen. Food Service Professionals - Part One - This instructional video will guide you through the steps to set up the Lunch module. Click here to view.

The Next-Gen Office program, and Health module, is very similar to the pre-web program you have used in the past. Follow the steps below and you will have a smooth transition to the Next-Gen Office program.

Step 1: Download the Next-Gen Health Transition document to use as you go through the instructional video in step 2 as it will be your notes for that video. Click here to download.
Step 2: View the "Next-Gen Health Transition” instructional video. Click here to view.

Step 3: If you are interested in viewing an overview of the Next-Gen Office program (not Health module specific), you can click here to view the “Next-Gen Transition - Office” instructional video.

Listed Below are the directions/links for installation of the POS and Form Designer. Please note that the directions are different depending on whether JMC is hosting your data or if your school is hosting your data.

Directions for installation of the POS and Form Designer.

If your school's data is hosted by JMC click here to download instructions. You can determine if you are hosted by JMC if the end of your school's JMC Next-Gen Office site url reads "onlinejmc.com"

If your school's data is hosted locally by your school click here to download instructions.

Next Gen POS and Form Designer Downloads

Next-Gen POS (Point of Sale). Click here to download.
 
Next-Gen Form Designer. Click here to download.

 

 

 

 

Parents

Parent Quickguide to Online Parent PDF 8/3/2017
Parent-Student Online Registration and E-Signature Overview Video 7/17/2017
Updating Parent Portal Parent Info Video (may not play in Chrome) 9/29/2015

Teachers

Online Teacher PDF 7/25/2017
Teachers: How to use Parent Alerts Video 12/16/2013

Office

Online Parent PDF 8/3/2017
Introduction to Parent Alerts Video 12/9/2013

Instructional Videos

Additional Next-Gen Office instructional videos that may be helpful for you.