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Online Registration software/companies

  • 1.  Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-07-2018 14:05
    What 3rd party companies/sites/software are other schools using to do online registration for school?

    We are exploring alternatives to a package that is no longer being updated.

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    Chris Stammerman Saydel Community School District
    Director of Technology
    Saydel Community School District
    Des Moines IA
    (515) 264-0866
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  • 2.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-07-2018 17:37
    We worked with our SIS vendor to develop a module inside of the SIS. So the data is in the system we want it to be.

    We use "Schooltool" which is a NY only SIS---but I think the model of working with the vendor might be a move---maybe long term, though.



    Kieran

    Kieran O'Connor, CETL
    Executive Director of Planning, Development and Technology
    East Syracuse Minoa Central Schools

    315-434-3008 or internal x2661





  • 3.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-10-2018 16:32
    Kieran, can you elaborate?  We also use SchoolTool and that might be useful here.  Is that module going to be generally available or is it custom built for only your district?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Jaime Kikpole
    Director of Technology and Innovations
    Cairo-Durham CSD
    Cairo NY
    (518) 622-8543 (59500)
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  • 4.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-11-2018 08:52
    We currently use the online registration component of our student information system (SIS) Infinite Campus. While not perfect it has been facilitating our needs to collect information about our families and get our students registered.  The online registrations applications are the reviewed in the system, and once approved, are written back to the SIS.

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    Coby Culbertson
    Director of Technology
    Dubuque Community Schools
    Dubuque IA
    (563) 552-3049
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  • 5.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-11-2018 10:44
    Several years ago we procured the online registration system that's associated with our SIS, which is the Synergy Online Registration system, by Edupoint. We already had their SIS. We just added the new module they wrote. Had this system not been fully integrated we would have gone with InfoSnap. InfoSnap has been purchased by PowerSchool and is now called PowerSchool Registration. PowerSchool Registration To us at the time, was the best of breed registration system that would not have been fully integrated. We also looked at Registration Gateway and K12-Online. They were all good but InfoSnap was really well written and customizable. This was back in February 2016 when we made the decision to still with a fully integrated product from our SIS vendor.

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    Jim Newton
    Manager of Application Development
    Beaverton School District
    Beaverton OR
    (503) 356-4416
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  • 6.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-12-2018 08:52
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    We wrote our own registration system that interfaces with our SIS.  It has a module for pre-registration (getting contact and demographic info into our SIS) and registration proper for choosing classes, optional items, and even items for our PTC and foundation.  It has built in options for payment plans and splitting of payment among different households  (split families with joint custody).  It also integrates with our mass emailing system to send out notifications.

    Our SIS is Powerschool.  I'm attaching a zip file with screenshots from our system.

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    Eric Callis
    Director of Technology
    La Grange Highlands School District 106
    Countryside IL
    (708) 485-3134
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  • 7.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-13-2018 12:27
    It does seem like PowerSchool Registration/Infosnap seems to be the stand out for registration.

    The one thing that I've seen with some other vendors is they don't lock you in to just using the product for registration. You can create some other workflows or forms processes outside registration.

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    Chris Stammerman Saydel Community School District
    Director of Technology
    Saydel Community School District
    Des Moines IA
    (515) 264-0866
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  • 8.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-14-2018 14:08
    We recently went through an implementation with PowerSchool Online Registration (InfoSnap).  The product has a strong following and seems to be a good system.  However, as with any 3rd party 'integrated' tool, it ALL DEPENDS on how well it integrates with YOUR SIS.  They have an API to accomplish the data exchange as well as traditional data file export/import.  If anyone is considering this online registration tool, AND use the PowerSchool eSchool+ SIS I strongly recommend you contact our district before proceeding.

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    Greg Hubenak
    Director of Technology
    San Marcos CISD
    San Marcos TX
    (512) 393-6905
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  • 9.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-17-2018 16:17
    I'd love to hear more about your experience. We are a PowerSchool district. What would be a good way to contact you?

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    Chris Stammerman Saydel Community School District
    Director of Technology
    Saydel Community School District
    Des Moines IA
    (515) 264-0866
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  • 10.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-17-2018 08:22
    We have been working to implement PowerSchool Registration for about six months now. If it ever gets running I hope it will be as great as I've people have told me it is. However the implementation has been a joke. Several months to get a project manager, several more to get anything done and we are essentially starting over now because the project has gotten so screwed up. Yuck!

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    Kyle Hancock
    Director of Technology
    Hudson School District
    Hudson NH
    (603) 883-7765
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  • 11.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-18-2018 08:29
    Edited by Jamie Terry 09-18-2018 08:39


  • 12.  RE: Online Registration software/companies

    Posted 09-18-2018 08:31
    Edited by Jamie Terry 09-18-2018 08:40