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Advice For Teachers

The following is information to help teachers with MyConferenceTime.

  1. To log in to your account, please go to your school’s MyConferenceTime page. Each school has a unique URL for accessing the school’s page in the form of[school’s short code]. Once you are on the school’s page, click on “Staff Log In.”
  2. If you need to create a staff account so you can log in (and create a conference schedule, if you choose), use the “Request Staff Account” link in the upper left corner of the site. Your account administrator will then need to approve your account before you can log in. Only staff members have MyConferenceTime accounts. Parents do not have accounts.
  3. You can change your password.
    1. Log in
    2. In the “Options for [your name]” menu, choose “Your Account Info”
    3. Beside the text that says “Edit Staff Account” click on Change Password
    4. Enter your new password, then enter it again to confirm your new password
    5. Click on “Save Changes”
  4. If you forget your password, follow these steps to reset your password:
    1. Click on the “Staff Login” link in the left column of your school’s MyConferenceTime site.
    2. Click on the “Can’t Remember Your Password?” link at the bottom of the form.
    3. Enter your email address, then click on the “Request Password Reset” button.
    4. MyConferenceTime will email a password reset link to the email address you entered.
  5. To view your schedule, log in. The first page you see after you log in is your schedule (if you have a schedule).
    Additionally, any time you want to see your own conference schedule, use the “Options for [your name]” menu, then choose “Your Schedules.” Only when you are logged in can you see who has signed up for conferences.
  6. You can print a nicely formatted conference schedule
    1. Log in
    2. Go to your schedule
    3. Using the “Schedule Options…” dropdown menu above your conference schedule, choose one of the “Printing” options.
  7. You can search for a student
    1. Log in
    2. Go to the menu (upper left) titled “Options for [your name]”
    3. Select “Find Student”
    4. Enter the student’s first name, last name or email address to see a list of conferences for which the student’s parent has registered
  8. You can edit/delete student & parent information on your conference schedule.
    1. Log in
    2. Go to your schedule
    3. Click on the student’s name (in orange)
    4. Click on the “edit/delete” link beside the student’s name
    5. To edit information, make changes and click on the “Submit Changes” button at the bottom of the form
    6. To delete sign up information, click on the “Click to remove…” button near the top of the form
  9. You can add time slots to your schedule.
    1. Log in
    2. Go to your schedule
    3. Use the drop-down menu above the table of dates/times to select “Add time slots to this schedule”
    4. On the next screen, select the date of conferences, the starting time, the ending time, the length of each conference, etc.
    5. Click on the button to “Add new conferences”
  10. You can lock a date so that parents can no longer sign up for a conference.
    1. Log in
    2. Go to your schedule
    3. For the date you want to lock, click on the “Lock Day” link at the top of the column
  11. You can change the time or number of openings available for a time slot.
    1. Log in
    2. Go to your schedule
    3. Click on the paper/pencil icon below the “x available” text for the conference
    4. Change the time and/or number of openings, then click on “Save Changes”
  12. You can sign up a parent who does not have internet access.
    1. Go to your schedule (you don’t even need to be logged in)
    2. Select the date/time of the conference
    3. Enter the student and parent information
    4. Click on the “Sign Up for Your Conference” button
  13. You can block out a break for lunch, dinner, etc.
    1. Log in
    2. Go to your schedule
    3. Click on the paper/pencil icon below the time you want to block out
    4. Change the number of openings to 0
    5. Click on “Save Changes”
  14. You can stop receiving email confirmations when a parent signs up for a conference.
    1. Log in
    2. Click on the “Options for [your name]” menu at the top
    3. Select “Your Account Info”
    4. For the option “Receive conference sign up emails?”, uncheck “Yes”
    5. Click on “Save Account Info”