TalkingPoints for School Admins

Learn about the ins and outs of Administrative access in your TalkingPoints for Schools account.

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Written by Paige DeLozier, Emma Berry, Dimetri Duckrey and 3 others
FAQ Articles

Downloading Message History for School Admins

Can I download messages and conversations?
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Written by Maria Nazarova
Updated over a week ago

Using the Messages Section of Your Admin Account

Learn more about the Messages section of your school or district admin account.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Mass Deleting Manually Added Data

School admins can mass delete manually added students, staff, and classes as a way to prepare accounts for the upcoming school year.
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Written by Maria Nazarova
Updated over a week ago

Helping families download the TalkingPoints for Families app (school-wide accounts)

Use these step-by-step instructions to access personalized + translated family letters in your TalkingPoints account.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Download of Manually Added Student + Family Contact Data

Export family contact data to your computer to help update your SIS.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Allowing Teachers/Staff to Add Student Contacts to Existing Students on TalkingPoints (Student Messaging)

TalkingPoints offers the ability for school personnel to message students on the platform who are 13+ in compliance with COPPA.
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Written by Selina Macias
Updated over a week ago

School Settings

Learn how admins in school-only partnerships can customize what data can and can't be added manually within their teachers' accounts
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Download Staff Roster from TalkingPoints

See how to download staff rosters from TalkingPoints.
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Written by Selina Macias
Updated over a week ago

TalkingPoints ClassLink Rostering Guide

Are you a TalkingPoints Schools & Districts partner looking to roster your accounts through ClassLink? Here is our helpful guide!
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

TalkingPoints Clever Rostering Guide

Are you a TalkingPoints Schools & Districts partner looking to roster your accounts through Clever? Here are our helpful guides!
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

TalkingPoints for Schools Welcome Toolkit

The school administrator starting point for getting started with your accounts, introducing TalkingPoints to stakeholders, and more!
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

.csv Rostering Guide + Uploader Resources

For partners who set up accounts through .csv upload, here are step-by-step instructions, templates, and resources for our .csv uploader
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Adding a Class or Group (School Admin)

Learn how to create a new class or group from your school administrator account.
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

Send messages by language

Looking for a way to send an announcement or message to a specific language group? Here’s how!
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Written by Kevin Chavez
Updated over a week ago

Save Custom Message Templates by Category + Create Message Templates for Teachers

School admins can create + save custom message templates, organize message templates by category, + save them for your teachers to access.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated this week

Inviting staff members to their TalkingPoints accounts

When you're first rolling out TalkingPoints or manually adding new staff members, follow these directions to send their invitation email.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Update Staff Permissions (School Admins)

Learn how school admins can change roles + permissions for their school staff.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

How to add teachers to classes

Learn how to give staff access to additional students so they can build their own classes for teams, groups, and more.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

How to change notifications for District and School Admins

We'll walk you through how to turn off your email notifications if you're a school or district admin in your TalkingPoints account
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Setting up your School Account

How can I import my student, class, + staff data into TalkingPoints?
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

How to manually add staff

Learn to manually add staff members who are not imported through Clever or ClassLink sync or through your .csv upload
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

School Admin and Teacher Modes

How do I quickly toggle between the school admin + teacher levels of my accounts and how are they different?
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Viewing and Printing Analytics Reports

Learn how to view and print general, family engagement, and school engagement reports.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Creating Polls from School Admin Account

Learn how to create polls in your TalkingPoints for Schools account for admins.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Viewing Poll Breakdowns in School Admin Account

Learn how to analyze the data from a poll in your school administrator account.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Viewing archived messages from previous school year(s)

Learn how to select a school year to view archived messages.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Accepted Email Domains

What email addresses can be used by staff in TalkingPoints for Schools and Districts?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Professional Development Guide

Learn how to use TalkingPoints to increase parent engagement.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Sample Family Engagement Plan

Learn how to build a weekly routine for parent communication.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago