Prior to beginning the six stages of the master schedule building process, schedulers will need to follow these simple steps to add any new staff members and set the number of periods in a day and days in the schedule cycle. Adding this information at the start of the scheduling process provides the master scheduler what it needs to build you the best possible master schedule.

Head to File > Administrator Options to set the number of periods in your day and the number of days in your cycle.

Step One: Select the appropriate number from the "Number of periods in a day" drop-down list in the "School Settings" box to match your school day.

Step Two: Select the appropriate number from the "Days in Cycle" drop-down list to match your desired course schedule. For example, if you are utilizing an "A/B" schedule, select "2" from the "Days in Cycle" drop-down list.

Step Three: Enter a letter or number in the "Day Labels" field to label the days in your cycle and have them appear throughout jmc Office. For example, enter "M" for "Monday", "T" for "Tuesday", etc...

Step Four: Click the "Update" button to save your changes.

Head to Attendance > Staff > Teachers to add any new teachers to your database.

Step Five: Click the "Add Teacher" button to begin adding a new teacher.

Step Six: Place a checkmark in the "Building Access" checkbox to allow the new teacher to access jmc Teacher.

Step Seven: Enter all the new teacher information using the appropriate fields

Step Eight: Click the "Update" button to save your changes and add the new teacher to your database.

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