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  1. Add Teacher Status as Lessons Taught Report Option

    I have something that might be easily inputted into a lessons taught report.

    1) We have a lot of teachers who no longer teach for us.
    2) We don't want to lose a record of their past history (calendar events, attendance, etc.)
    3) There is an option to mark a teacher within his/her profile to a STATUS of "Active/Inactive/Former, etc."

    4) Can this STATUS be added to the list of options for running a LESSONS TAUGHT report?

    Happy to put this through the voting process, but it seems like an easy fix with almost no negative consequences.

    Hope all is…

    21 votes
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    • Add a counter feature to count the number of months a student has been enrolled.

      We offer rewards to our students based on the length of time they have been registered. It becomes difficult when students leave for months at a time and return. According to their enrollment date, on paper it looks like they've been enrolled for longer than they actually were.

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      • Allow Selection of Multiple Students (not all or one) on Lessons Taught Report

        To have a report generated by selecting 1-4 students for a drop down list.

        e.g.
        Start Date:
        End Date:
        Teacher:
        Event Category:
        Student 1:
        Student 2:
        Student 3:
        Student 4:
        Attendance:

        13 votes
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        • Make it possible in families under people list to choose "active"

          The "family" area under "people" needs more smarts so you have a button to choose "active" rather than all families at once.

          Also it would be useful to have a total of this at the bottom of the page.

          3 votes
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          • Custom Permissions...Create, Edit, Delete events on calendar

            It would be great if you could separate the Create, Edit, Delete events on calendar options under permissions. For example some instructors I allow more freedom than others to adjust their schedules. Likewise, I don’t necessarily want anyone to be able to delete events so it seems that this permission option should be more flexible. Is there a way to customize this per instructor?

            2 votes
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            • Calendar visible times are impractical

              Reinforcing a suggestion from 2012 that appears to still only be "under review", It's very awkward for students/teachers/administrators to have to view the calendar starting at midnight, with most if not all listed events below the bottom of the screen! The whole day should at least fit on the screen, but better than that, allow people to choose the start and end time of visible hours, and then they can scroll up or down from there.

              7 votes
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              • Notifications for Messages sent in an event

                If we can be notified by email when a student or parent comments on an event in the calendar that would provide better communication. Also to have an option for Students and Parents to email directly from the website or message teachers or studio admin that would be great.

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                • Clashes for individual students

                  When a clash happens with a teacher it warns of the clash, however when a student is scheduled in at the same time in different locations, it doesn't mention the clash. Will this feature soon be added?

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                    0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Show Teacher availability by the week

                    In order to let students know when teachers are available to teach lessons during the week, it would be easier to visually see the teachers' availability for the full week on one screen.

                    It could be a feature that must have only one teacher's schedule up at one time, but that would at least lead to a better way of communication for students. This also allows for a more clear representation to decide on make-up times.

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                      0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Improve customization of Registration form

                      Items like 'lesson length' or 'student age' should be able to be added as drop-down options. A text box isn't appropriate for all uses.

                      Also, a (checkbox) gift certificate option would be handy, to sell certificates without immediately scheduling the class.

                      A redirect to a custom landing page rather than just a 'success' message would allow better integration of marketing or billing features.

                      3 votes
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                      • make it possible to enroll new students with a teacher directly from the calendar event page

                        When getting new students set up, right now it is necessary to first enroll the student with their teacher from their student page (under People), and then they can be added to their lesson "event" (on the Calendar). It would save a lot of time and be more intuitive to be able to enroll the student directly from the event page of the lesson we've created for them, rather than having to do a two-step process for each student.

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                          under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Update "Updated Package Rates/Prices" automatically in Calendar

                          When you change a package/ rate (ie updating pricing for 2014) and there are events that have already been assigned a package with a price; the package field goes blank & the price remains at the old rate.

                          This is horrible when dealing with 300+ calendar events per week, having to go through and individually change each package to the new updated package (even though it was selected originally).
                          This greatly affects billing from the calendar (as we almost sent out 500 invoices at our old rate, even though we had updated the package!)

                          It would be nice to see…

                          10 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Money  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            This is under review based on votes. The package will update when you select the package again within the event and it will update to the new price. When saving choose all following so that it updates all following events in that series. I know that may be more steps than you would like, but it does work. When this has garnered enough votes we will move it to the planning stages.

                          • We need a Book and Pay function for NEW & returning students to register, book & pay for their own lessons, for efficient connection

                            This instant registration, book and pay is an faster way to connect with and new students and further guarantee commitment. We have been using another system with this feature and it has boosted our revenue at least 10% in less that 3 months. Please consider this excellent option!

                            75 votes
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                              planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Money  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • make alerts for students when they've been on the roster for a full year.

                              Similar to the birthday alerts on the Overview screen, an alert for student 'anniversaries' would be very helpful to client retention! We try to give students some reward when they hit a year with us, and this feature would help ensure that we don't miss any! Thanks for considering.

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                              • Create ability to add multiple packages in calendar event

                                It would be useful to be able to create multiple packages in the one calendar event with a particular student. In this case as a mobile tutor we need to add on a travel fee per student

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                                • Display "Parent email" on Teacher Roster Reports

                                  When running a Teacher Roster Report, there is no column for parent email address. All other contact information is there. It would be extremely helpful to have the parent email address also displayed on a teacher roster report.

                                  21 votes
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                                  • Availability Times in Quarter Hours

                                    In the time drop down menus in teacher availability, there are options in 10 minute intervals. However, at my studio, we have many classes that run on the quarter hours. Could you add an option for 15 and 45 in there so that I can best line up teacher availability and class times?

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Teachers access to emails

                                      I would just like to suggest that in the "People" section, that teachers shouldn't be able to view student or parents emails addresses.

                                      Or perhaps create an option in "Permissions" where it specifies that they can't access any details (except names) of students or parents.

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                                      • Add message to emailed invoices and statements

                                        When emailing invoices or statements to clients, it would be terrific to have the option to add a personalized message into the body of the email prior to the message being sent. As it stands now, I constantly have to follow my invoice emails with regular emails from my email program explaining something about their invoice or statement, etc. But then my clients are getting 2 emails from me, which starts to feel spammy...

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                                          0 comments  ·  Money  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          You already have a note field in the invoices. And you can customize the invoice email template. The system templates are in people>mass email>system templates and to the invoice template. This template goes out with each invoice. Here you can put studio wide messages about invoices. The notes section on the invoice itself is for personalized. I will put this under review for a notes section in statements.

                                        • End Date or Date of Last Lesson added to Student Profiles

                                          The "Reason For Leaving" dropdown menu is most helpful. Could we also have the ability to indicate the last date of a students lesson or the date when a student ends their lessons. This would be very helpful information to have on hand. The ability to run a report for this information would also be great.

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