Resources

Hello Illinois Skyward User,

You are a member of our family, our Skyward Family! We have a commonality, Skyward, that is a very powerful tool that we use on a daily basis for attendance, discipline, grading, ordering, taking time off, and getting paid. Because we are all part of this family, we wanted to extend ourselves and provide resources that any school/district can use to help ease the burden of our new lifestyle.

Over the past few weeks, we have been living through so many new and unexplored experiences. As we try to piece together what a “normal day” will look like for our own families and our students, we all have encountered many obstacles. We wanted to put together a resource area that you or anyone in your school/district can go to for resources for the classroom or your home classroom with your children. Our vision was to have a fluid resource that you can add your contributions to and share with your peers during our new and, we hope, temporary change.

If you have a great site or resource that you would like to share with others throughout our state, please be sure to send us a message with the information and we will post it in our resources area so others can view and share. Our goal is to make this tough time a bit easier for you and your colleagues.

We hope that you and your family stay safe and that we will all be able to see each other again soon.

Thank you,

The Illinois Skyward User Group – Steering Committee

ilskycon@skycon.org

Use this forum to ask questions of other Skyward Districts or share cool tips that you have learned. Together we can build an Illinois Skyward knowledge forum and share what we have learned.

Product Ideas Portal

The Product Ideas Portal replaces the traditional Request for Enhancement process. IL Steering Committee members have a strong voice/vote in this process. We act as the advocate for Illinois' Skyward users, meeting with Skyward staff regularly to review product ideas on both a state and national level, in order to give our feedback on important functionality and priority for our state.

Make your voice heard for the next enhancement by sharing ideas in the Product Ideas Portal. You can find the Portal through the help area of your software and sign in with your Customer Access login and password. The feedback process is simple:

  • Search for ideas
  • Add your own ideas for enhancements
  • Vote for the ideas you like best
  • Subscribe to be notified when an enhancement’s status is updated

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Petition for State- Sponsored SIS Vendor(s)

We, the undersigned, are concerned school district employees who urge the Illinois State Board of Education to act now to designate one or more state-sponsored SIS vendor(s) for all ROE’s and school districts in Illinois. Further we urge that Skyward, Inc. be selected as a preferred state-sponsored SIS vendor.

Sign the Petition Today!

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Please email ilskycon@skycon.org if you would like to add your template and share with others.

Please also consider adding your template to the Skyward Community within the Knowledge Hub.