Tips 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. Click on “Account Info” in the left column
    3. Under the button that says “Save Account Info,” click on Change Password
    4. Enter your new password, then enter it again to confirm your new password
    5. Click on the “Change Password” button
  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 Rest” 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. At any time while you are logged in, you can view your schedules by clicking on “Your Schedules” in the “Options for [your name]” menu in the upper left corner of the site. 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 “printer-friendly” 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 send email reminders to parents who have signed up for conferences with you (if this feature is enabled by your account admin).
    1. Log in
    2. Go to your schedule
    3. Select the names of students using the checkbox beside each name
    4. Click on the “Send Email Reminder” button below the schedule
      (We recommend that you check with your school’s MyConferenceTime administrator to confirm if you or the admin is sending reminders; parents can get annoyed if they receive too many reminders.)
  9. 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
  10. You can add a conference time slot 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 conference times to this schedule”
    4. On the next screen, select the date of conferences, the starting time, and the ending time.
    5. Click on the button to “Add new conferences”
  11. 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
  12. 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”
  13. 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
  14. 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”
  15. You can stop receiving email confirmations.
    1. Log in
    2. Click on “Account Info” in the left column
    3. For the option “Receive email notification when someone signs up for one of your conferences?”, change to “No”
    4. Click on “Save Account Info”