Attendance

Overview

In this unit, get an overview of attendance in Veracross by learning the difference between master and class attendance, how to configure attendance statuses, and how to take attendance both in the Teacher Portal and Axiom.

Master and Class Attendance

After watching this video answer or complete the following:

  1. What is the difference between master attendance and class attendance?
  2. What master attendance status designates that there's a discrepancy between the master and class attendance?
  3. What query should you click into to view the configuration of the different attendance statuses?
  4. What does the "Allow Teacher Entry" column determine in the attendance status configuration query?
  5. What type of attendance record is created when you click on the "+Add an Attendance Record" link? Why might you need to use this functionality?

Taking Attendance in Portals & Axiom

After watching this video answer or complete the following:

  1. What is the difference between the red and green attendance links on the teacher portal?
  2. In the teacher portal, how can you tell if you're taking master or class attendance?
  3. What is the difference between the "Notes" field and the "Other Notes" field in the teacher portal?
  4. Describe the two ways you can collect master attendance in Axiom.
  5. What does the "Lock Class Attendance" option on the master attendance record do?
  6. Which scheduled job is responsible for attendance reminder emails? When is this job typically configured?