SchoolNow Basic Publisher Training

This training series will get publishers up to speed fast by covering only the most important functions. They'll be adding and editing content and navigation in no time!

SchoolNow publishers are the backbone of your organization. They are the ones closest to the content and have the knowledge and power to keep content fresh. We recommend requiring all your publishers to view this training video series before logging in for the first time.

Basic Training - Online/Individual

Total videos length: 6 videos, 1h 25m

pade-editing-videoYou have the flexibility to complete this series of videos online and at your own pace. Within each lesson track, you can easily navigate to specific sections of the videos to quickly access the information you need. This method is highly effective in getting up to speed in SchoolNow.

Once you have completed this series, take your learning to the next level by scheduling an instructor-led group training webcast for your organization. (More information below)

Lesson tracks include: Click below to watch now.

Basic Training - Group/Instructor-led Webcast

The live training that you can sign up for below is abridged from the more complete curriculum above. It includes the following, and these sessions are kept to 1 hour in length. You can also provide us with a specific agenda of topics you want to cover for your training session. We're here to help!

Basic Training

Dashboard Overview

  • Basic Dashboard Overview
    • Left-hand navigation
      • Drafts
      • Websites
      • Intranets
      • Teacher Websites
      • Site Management
    • Center and right side of the window
      • Title of the department - When clicked on, you are shown a  preview of the department
      • Folder icon - when clicked on takes you to the department
    • Top navigation bar
      • It houses your Account information and allows you to edit it, including your password and how you login
      • Search - allows you to search the back end of the website
        • Tip - if you are searching for a person try using on the first or last name.
      • Help - where you can submit Support Tickets and find a link to the Knowledge Base.
  • Submitting a support ticket and chat.
  • Navigating the website structure
  • File Management

Using Asset Filters/Modules

  • Quick overview
  • How to add data to the Asset Filters/Modules
  • Editing existing Asset Filter/Module data

Adding a page

  • Navigation Editor
    • Linking to pdfs and modules in the navigation editor
    • Adding a page to the navigation
  • Editing the new page
    • How to build a page using the Text widget
      • Pasting text from Word or other sources
      • Formatting your content using available styles
      • Difference between hard and soft breaks
      • Adding images to a page & make them ADA compliant
      • Adding links to a page & make them ADA compliant
    • Creating more advanced layouts using the Layout widget in conjunction with other widgets.
    • Adding a widget that works with the modules

How do I register?

To register, click on the following link and choose a date that will be good for you. Please be aware that the training webinar will take around an hour to complete.