Join Our User Group Community

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Planning is the first step towards savings. Learn how to get there with Edulog's User Groups. Your team can learn more about our Routing & Planning tools and solutions and dig deeper into how our system can benefit your community. Already have Edulog Route Management? This session is for you too! User Groups are a great chance to get your questions answered, share your professional challenges and successes with others, voice concerns, and get to know other transportation professionals in your area. This is a networking opportunity that should not be missed. View our agenda below and join our community today!

Agenda and Descriptions

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January 5 - Boundary Planning

When: Wednesday, January 5 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: Learn how to successfully roll out boundary changes at your school district. With our discussion of best practices, you can stay on target and avoid last-minute changes. We'll provide a brief overview of Edulog's Boundary Planning software, preview Edulog's upcoming Virtual Workshop quarterly training program, and demonstrate the capabilities of the Edulog Parent Portal Lite mobile app. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

February 2 - Optimization

When: Wednesday, February 2 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: Learn more about the true optimization capabilities of Edulog's Routing and Planning software. We'll discuss best practices and key performance indicators to optimize your runs and routes. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

March 2 - Data Assessment

When: Wednesday, March 2 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: Learn more about Edulog's Data Overview Report, a specialized reporting tool that provides a quick look into a district’s data, summarizing the extent and complexity of their routing system, as well as identifying potential red flags in the data. The Data Overview Report takes the reader through each major component of their transportation data, before diving headlong into identifying potential problems in the data itself. The tool is capable of handling districts both small and large. When presented alongside Edulog expertise, it can provide deeper insight into how well a system is being managed, as well as providing a clear roadmap when things need to be corrected, added, or removed. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

April 6 - Shuttles

When: Wednesday, April 6 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: Can shuttles lessen the impact of driver shortages on your school district? Learn how to properly set up shuttles in the software and when it is best to use shuttles. We'll discuss best practices so that your GPS stays up-to-date and the software models what actually happens on the road. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

May 4 - Adding Multiple School Runs

When: Wednesday, May 4 12:00 CST

Description: Can adding schools to runs help your school district deal with a reduced driver team? We'll discuss best practices for grouping near schools or long-distance-traveled schools together. We'll preview Edulog's Virtual Workshop quarterly training program and demonstrate the capabilities of the Edulog Parent Portal mobile app. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

June 1 - Summer School Routing

When: Wednesday, June 1 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: This session will focus on routing for summer school. Do you have a 3-week plan prior to school start? Have you reviewed your plans with the school district staff? What stage of planning are you in for fall busing? You'll have an opportunity to learn best practices from our community of users across North America. Please feel free to share any tips, tricks, or best practices used at your school district. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

July 6 - Special Education Routing

When: Wednesday, July 6 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: Learn the terms to communicate clearly with your Special Education department. This session will focus on routing for Special Education. Do you have a schedule for implementing stops? When do you receive your SPED data for the fall? Do you use a separate data set for SPED? You'll have an opportunity to learn best practices from our community of users across North America. Please feel free to share any tips, tricks, or best practices used at your school district. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

August 3 - Student Lists for Drivers and Schools

When: Wednesday, August 3 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: Learn how to manage student-level detail in the system. We'll discuss best practices for scenarios like drivers handling student lists, providing schools with student lists and bus numbers, and managing eligible students that do not ride. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

September 7 - Removing Students That Don't Ride

When: Wednesday, September 7 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: What should your school district do with eligible students that do not ride the bus? Learn how to manage your system for students that do not ride. We'll also cover how to handle stops without student assignments. You'll have an opportunity to learn best practices from our community of users across North America. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

October 5 - Athena Routing

When: Wednesday, October 5 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: Introducing Athena, a cloud-based routing management solution designed for ease of use and access. Plan for and quickly act upon changing circumstances, managing your resources for increased effectiveness. With Athena, there is no need to open separate applications or use non-integrated software from two or more vendors. It is all backed by more than 40 years of experience and the innovation that only Edulog can provide. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

November 2 - Account Management

When: Wednesday, November 2 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: This is your opportunity to hear directly from Edulog Account Management. You'll have an opportunity to learn best practices from our community of users across North America. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

December 7 - Edulog Support Services

When: Wednesday, December 7 @ 12:00 PM CST

Description: This is your opportunity to hear directly from Edulog Support Services. You'll have an opportunity to learn best practices from our community of users across North America. All of your questions will be answered in an interactive Q&A.

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