User Group Recordings

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April 18, 2024 - Parent Portal - System Management Self Support

In this session we will explore best practices for managing information critical to a successful deployment of the Edulog Parent Portal apps. Share your strategies for providing the best service to parents and hear from Edulog regarding best practices to keep your data clean. Brendan Conners and Derek Graham will lead a discussion focusing on key data elements – GPS, Student, Route and Vehicle Data – as well as critical ongoing activities such as bus substitutions and messaging.

February 22, 2024 - Athena 101

In this exclusive session, we will delve into the intricacies of Athena, covering key functionalities, best practices, and time-saving tips. Whether you're a seasoned Athena user or just getting started, this workshop is tailored to enhance your proficiency and ensure you make the most out of this powerful tool.

March 2, 2023 - Best Practices in Route Management: Planning for the Fall; Using data to your advantage.

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November 5, 2022 - Maximizing Accurate Data for Parents

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October 5, 2022 - Special Education Routing

Learn the terms to communicate clearly with your Special Education department. 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. 

July 6, 2022 - Student Lists for Drivers and Schools and Student Ridership Data – Who is Really Riding?

If Covid and the Driver Shortage have taught us anything, it’s that every seat is precious. We'll discuss best practices for scenarios like drivers handling student lists, providing schools with access to student lists and bus numbers, and managing eligible students that do not ride.

June 1, 2022 - Student Crossings and Hazardous Streets

We all know that keeping our students safe inside and outside of the bus is a priority. Because of this, avoiding crossover locations for students to board the bus or disembark the bus is a necessity.  In light of recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board, join in this discussion of how districts handle this important safety issue.

May 4, 2022 - Summer School Routing

Join other Edulog users as we discuss various approaches to routing for summer programs, whose participants may not be known until the last minute. Share and learn tips and tricks to help navigate this hectic season.




April 6, 2022 - Shuttles

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.

March 2, 2022 - Data Assessment

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.

February 2, 2022 - Optimization

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.

January 5, 2022 - Boundary Planning

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.

December 2, 2021 - Yearly Planning Calendar

Does your district have a transportation planning calendar? What do you schedule annually? What are your school start priorities? Do you have a process and a schedule for routine maintenance and updating routing data? Best practices will be reviewed.

November 4, 2021 - Reviewing Your Website and What Should Be On It

Does your phone ring all day long? Could some of those phone calls be eliminated if that information was available on the transportation district website? Funneling parents to your website can reduce calls and empower parents. What fundamentals should be on your website? 

October 7, 2021 - Managing Your System

We'll discuss managing your system specifically for stops without students. Be prepared to tell us how does your district handles stops without students? Best practices will be reviewed.

September 9, 2021 - Removing Students That Don't Ride

Join us to discuss managing your system to address students that do not ride. What does your district do with eligible students that do not ride? Best practices will be reviewed.

August 5, 2021 - Student Lists for Drivers and Schools

Join us to discuss best practices for handling student lists by drivers and schools. We want to hear from you too.  How does your district provide student lists with bus numbers to schools? How do you manage student-level detail in the system? What is done with eligible students that do not ride?

July 1, 2021 - Routing

Tips and tricks for routing! Learn best practices from districts across the country on routing students. Share tips or tricks you have that can help other districts. Do you have a 3-week plan prior to school start? Have you reviewed plans with the district staff? What stage are you in for fall busing?

June 3, 2021 - Special Education Routing

Do you have a schedule on when stops are implemented? When do you receive your Special Ed information for the fall? Do you use one data set for all students or do you use a separate data set for Special Ed? How are you receiving changes to Special Ed students? Are you combining Special Ed students with Gen Ed students? Learn the terms to communicate clearly to your Special Ed department.

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