In the Orchestra (Master Scheduler for QuickSchools), you can set up a Caseload limit for teachers in Step 1, under “Configure Teachers”:
The system calculates the current caseload for the teacher by adding the total number of students for all sections, and then compares it against the Caseload limit. Here’s an example from the “Teacher Case Load (Step 5)” Summary Report that shows how the Caseload is calculated and compared against the Caseload limit:
For convenience, you can also see the current caseload for a teacher in Step 5, when mousing over a an available section for a student’s course requests:
The Lunch Ordering App will be receiving a big update this summer. QuickSchools will soon be supporting Online Payments for Lunch Orders. Parents and teachers can pay for meals online before orders are sent to the school for fulfillment.
This improvement does not change the existing flow for selecting meals. Users will see a Calendar view of all meals offered. However, instead of seeing a “Submit Order” button, users will see a Shopping Cart icon at the top:
Clicking on the Shopping Cart icon will display all meals that have been added to the Shopping Cart: