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You can track the days a catechist is absent, present, excused, unexcused, or tardy to class. You can also track a single attendance type, such as Absent, or you can track a combination of types. On the Personnel tab, click Catechists.

   

 To insert attendance information
  1. Locate the appropriate catechist record.
  2. In the navigation pane, click Attendance/History.
  3. In the Attendance grid, click the add icon .
  4. Enter any information you want to include. See the Additional Field Information below.
  5. Click Save.
 To view filtered attendance information
  1. Locate the appropriate catechist record.
  2. In the navigation pane, click Attendance/History.
  3. Click Filter List.
  4. Make your filtering selections, and click Lookup/OK to run the filter.

    Useful Information

    The lines displayed are narrowed to match your choices. Click Filter Chosen > Clear Filter to restore the full list.

    

Additional Field Information

Date
Enter the date that the catechist was present, absent, tardy, excused, or unexcused. Click the calendar icon to select the date.

Type
The kind of absence, tardy, or excuse the catechist had for that day or days. Attendance types come from a fixed list and cannot be changed.

Days
The number of days the catechist was absent or tardy. If you record each day individually, enter "1" in the Days field. If you record the beginning date for a number of days absent or tardy in a single row, enter the total number of days absent or tardy in the Days field. For example, if the catechist is absent from 01/01/18 to 01/06/18, enter "5".

Reason
The reason the catechist was absent or tardy. This is a keyword field. To set up keywords for attendance, on the File menu, click Keywords > General Keywords > Attendance Reasons.




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