Managing Users, Groups, Schools, and Districts

This guide will teach you how to manage users, groups, and schools after you have added them to Launch.

Both school and district administrators may access and edit settings for users, groups, schools, and districts.

Users

You can manage your users by navigating to Admin Tools->Users from the Launch Dashboard.

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On the Users screen, you can:

  • a. Search for your users in the search field
  • b. Results will show below. Clicking on a user name will open their details to the right.
  • c. Edit the username by clicking the edit icon
  • d. Edit the user information by clicking the edit icon
  • e. Clicking the Actions button allows you to disable, delete, or archive/un-archive the user account
  • f. Click the plus (+) sign to add the user to a Group
  • g. Click the x to the right of a Group to remove the user form a Group.

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Note:

The following are key parameters for user profiles:

  • Email address is not required when user type is student.
  • When email address is indicated, it must be unique to this account. Email addresses cannot be shared or used on multiple accounts.
  • Add the school name by typing the beginning characters and selecting from the drop-down menu.
  • Screen name must be a unique identifier.
  • Username should match network login username unless not authenticating against your network directory.
  • Password is only required if the user will not be authenticating against your network directory. If that’s the case, be sure to also select No for “Rocket Auth.”

Groups

You can manage your groups by navigating to Admin Tools->Groups from the Launch Dashboard.

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On the Groups screen you can:

  • a. Search for your groups in the search field
  • b. Results will show below. Clicking on a group name will open up its details to the right
  • c. Edit the group name by clicking the edit icon
  • d. Edit the group information by clicking the edit icon
  • e. Clicking the Actions button allow you to delete the group
  • f. Click the plus (+) icon to add Subgroups to the group
  • g. Click the plus (+) icon to add Members (users) to the group
  • h. Click the dropdown icon and select Delete Member to delete a user from the group

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Schools

You can manage your schools by navigating to Admin Tools->Schools from the Launch Dashboard.

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On the Schools screen you can:

  • a. Search for your schools in the search field
  • b. Results will show below. Clicking on a school name will open up its details to the right
  • c. Edit the school name by clicking the edit icon
  • d. View school Reports by clicking the reports icon
  • e. Clicking the Actions button allow you to delete the school
  • f. Edit the school information by clicking the edit icon
  • g. The Lightspeed Integation section shows how Launch is integrated to Lightspeed Systems. This could be a Lightspeed Integration and a Google Integration (if you’re utilizing the Chrome Bundle.) These settings are determined at the Districts level and passed down to Schools. You have the option to disable filtering for a particular school by clicking None next to Filtering. Please not that this will completely disable all filtering for that school and is not recommended.

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Districts

You can manage your districts by navigating to Admin Tools->Districts from the Launch Dashboard.

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On the Districts screen you can:

  • a. Search for your districts in the search field
  • b. Results will show below. Clicking on a district name will open up its details to the right
  • c. Edit the district name by clicking the edit icon
  • d. Edit the school information by clicking the edit icon
  • e. The Lightspeed Integation section shows how Launch is integrated to Lightspeed Systems. This could be a Lightspeed Integration and a Google Integration (if you’re utilizing the Chrome Bundle.) These settings are determined at the District level and passed down to Schools. You have the option to disable filtering for a particular school by clicking None next to Filtering. Please not that this will completely disable all filtering for the entire district and is not recommended.
  • f. The Google Integration section shows you Google integration (if any.) Click Enable Integration to enable Google Integration (if your district uses it.) Learn more in the Chome Bundle Better and Best courses.

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(scrolling down within the District details)

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