School Staff Capabilities

Doctor, EAL coordinator, educational psychologist, G&T coordinator, guidance counsellor, head of department, ICT coordinator, interpreter, librarian/resources coordinator, literacy subject leader, occupational therapist, maths subject leader, physiotherapist, reading specialist, school nurse, school secretary, science subject leader, SENCO, social worker, speech therapist, teaching assistant and other school staff.

School staff have these capabilities by default:


Determines Who Can...

Content (most tasks done by Renaissance Learning)

Manage Content Manage content, such as quizzes or libraries.
View Content View content, such as quizzes or libraries.

School Years, Marking Periods and Non-Teaching Days

Manage Marking Periods and Non-Teaching Days Add, edit, copy or delete marking periods (such as terms) and non-teaching days for the school staff member's assigned school. Marking periods are used for reports and target setting. Non-teaching days are used for some report calculations.

Courses and Classes

Manage Courses and Classes Add, edit, copy and delete courses and classes, or add and remove students and team teachers in classes. School personnel can only do this for their schools.
View Courses and Classes View course and class information for the school staff member's assigned school.

Personnel Information

View Personnel View personnel information.

Student Information

View Students and Class Enrolments View student information, including class enrolment.

Class Work

School-Level Access Access all classes in all Renaissance Place products.


School Reports View reports for the school staff member's school and its teachers, classes and students.
Teacher Reports View reports for an individual teacher's classes.
Filter Reports by Characteristics Limit reports to students who have been assigned specific characteristics in Renaissance Place.
Filter Reports by Ethnicity Limit reports to students with specific ethnicities, which are set when you add students or edit their information.

Software Preferences

View School Preferences View school-level preferences for any Renaissance Place product at the school staff member's school.
View Default Capabilities View the capabilities given to new users in each group at the school staff member's school. Capabilities for existing users may be different.

Capabilities that can be added for school staff:

  • Schedule when the software consolidates data from all products for Consolidated reports.

  • Add or remove capabilities (rights) for any school group in the software.

  • Add, edit or delete personnel and assign them to your school(s).

  • Permanently remove and recover student records. Note: All users who are given this capability must be given the Manage Students and Class Enrolments capability as well.

  • Add students, enrol and un-enrol students in classes, edit student information and characteristics, manage custom characteristics in the database and delete students from the database. This does not include the ability to import, export or merge student information.

  • Add, edit or delete the time periods used on Renaissance Place consolidated reports.

  • Enrol students in your school(s).

  • Manage the current settings of school-level preferences. School-level preferences are on each product's Preferences page.

  • Merge duplicate student records into one record.

  • Export students in your school at the school, teacher, year, class or student level.

  • Import student information into your school(s) and classes.

  • Manage class work in Assignment Books or Record Books for classes in your school, such as student assignments, targets and class reports. The View Classroom capability lets you view class activity.

Some capabilities that are intended for other groups may not be available to school staff, including these: Change Data Editing Preference, School Network-Level Student Export, School Network-Level Student Import, School Network Reports, Manage School Network, Manage School Network Preferences, Manage School Year, Manage Schools, Teacher Reports, View Schools and View School Network Preferences.