Completion of the Aeries Academy certification course serves as proof of your proficiency with Aeries SIS, currently in use in over 600 education agencies in California.
When the time comes to use Aeries SIS in your day-to-day work, you’ll be better equipped to get work done faster than colleagues who opt to instead learn Aeries as they use it.
Aeries Academy offers districts using Aeries SIS a comprehensive powerful training tool for new employees (or those changing positions), as well as a new method to vet potential candidates or gauge existing knowledge.
You’re new to Aeries and grasp fundamental concepts, but are still learning.
You’re comfortable with many aspects of Aeries and can capably handle working within it.
You’re an Aeries expert to the highest degree set out by Aeries Software, and an excellent candidate for any school that uses Aeries SIS.
Our Aeries 101 course, "Fundamentals of Aeries", is a great jump-off point for someone looking to brush up on the basics. We're offering Fundamentals of Aeries for free, forever.Browse courses
These courses focus directly on the basics of creating and maintaining a gradebook in Aeries. Learn about the tools various options that are available in order for your gradebook to reflect your grading policies, how the gradebook can be used as a powerful communication tool with parents and students, and how to efficiently manage your gradebook so you are spending less time on record-keeping tasks and more time focused directly on your students.
Take your Aeries Teacher Portal knowledge beyond just the gradebook. These courses will cover everything included in Tier 1 courses, as well as the Fundamentals of Aeries Teacher Portal and Attendance. Specific topics will include how to navigate, access student-specific information, and how to create seating charts, and submit attendance.
Become the ultimate Aeries Teacher Portal expert! Tier 3 courses include all of the content from Tier 1 and Tier 2, plus Grade Reporting and Advanced Gradebook topics.
Aeries Academy is a self-paced online program that uses the Canvas LMS to deliver lesson content and assess user proficiency on a wide variety of Aeries Student Information System functions. Courses in the academy can be used as a training tool for new employees or employees that are changing job roles, or to gauge user skill level and identify gap areas where staff may need additional support or training.
Enrollment in the Fundamentals of Aeries Module is free for any Aeries user. All other individual Modules are $99 each.
Academy Courses range from $149-$599 per course. For districts that are interested in purchasing bulk enrollments, contact the Aeries Certification team at email@example.com.
Note: All Aeries Academy Courses and Modules are being offered at introductory pricing for all enrollments received by December 30, 2018. Discounted prices are noted in the Course catalog.
A Module is one unit within the Aeries Academy, each focused on a specific topic. There are 13 total Modules in the Academy:
Fundamentals of Aeries, Student Data, Attendance, Discipline, Student Scheduling, Grade Reporting, Query, Testing and Assessments, Data Management, Aeries Web Security and Database Management, District Tables & Forms, and Portal Management
Courses are strands of 3-13 Modules that have been combined based on common school or district job roles. Academy participants who enroll in a course will receive an overall certification for that course. Examples of the nine Aeries Academy Certification courses that are currently available include:
Elementary School Management Certification
Secondary Student Success Tools Certification
Data Management Certification
Each Module in the Academy includes lessons, videos, practice activities that are completed in a training version of Aeries Web, and a Module Assessment.
The Modules and Courses in the Academy are self-paced. It is estimated that it will take 1-8 hours to complete each Module, and the Courses range from 5-40 hours based on how many Modules each Course contains. Specific estimates for each course are listed in the Aeries Academy Course Catalog.
You can begin your course enrollment at any time. Once you are enrolled, you will have 3-6 months to complete your course depending on which course you enrolled in and your start date.
Participants will receive login information for courses or modules when a purchase order or check has been received by Aeries SIS.
Each Module or Course is graded based on the score earned on the assessment at the end of the Module(s). The following Mastery scale is used when determining the level of certification:
90-100% - Expert
75-89% - Proficient
< 75% - Novice
You will have access to an Aeries training database during your course that will allow you to practice many of the concepts that are covered in each course.
The assessment for each Module can be repeated one time. The highest grade will be your final Module score. Certification participants are encouraged to take each Module Assessment initially upon beginning the Module as a “pre-test”, then complete the module lessons and activities, and retake the Assessment upon completion of the Module.
For information about bulk pricing of Aeries Academy Certification courses, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants currently have the option of selecting Purchase Order or Check payment options (a credit card payment option coming at a later date).
Districts will be billed for Purchase Order payments at the end of the first month of enrollment. Full payment for a course must be received before formal course certification will be issued.
Aeries Teacher Academy is a self-paced online program that uses the Canvas LMS to deliver lesson content covering a variety of Aeries Teacher Portal functions. Courses in the academy can be used as a training tool for new teachers, or a reference for teachers who want to increase their proficiency at utilizing Aeries Teacher Portal tools.
All Aeries Teacher Academy Course content is free to anyone. To become certified as an Aeries Teacher Academy expert, the following exam fees apply for each exam attempt:
Tier 1 - $10
Tier 2 - $20
Tier 3 - $25
Each Module in the Aeries Teacher Academy includes case-scenario based lesson content, videos, practice activities that are completed in a training version of the Aeries Teacher Portal.
Exams are only required if you decide to earn the Aeries Teacher Academy certification for a course. Certification is awarded based on following Mastery scale90-100% - Expert75-89% - Proficient< 75% - Novice
The Courses in the Aeries Teacher Academy are self-paced. It is estimated that it will take 5-20 hours to complete a course depending on which course you enroll in.
Participants will receive login information for courses within 2 business days of submitting their enrollment at learn.aeries.com. You can begin your course at any time once you have received your enrollment email.
You will have access to an Aeries training database during your course that will allow you to login as a fictitious teacher and practice the concepts that are covered in each lesson.