Family Connection - Getting Started

Instructions for using Family Connection

Family Connection supports academic and career planning for middle and high school students. Only parents with middle or high school students will see student names in the Family Connection module.

Please note that Family Connection is a part of FCPS 24-7 Learning : Parent View.  In order to log into Parent View it is necessary to have an active SIS Parent Account.  Once the SIS Parent Account is created the same log in credentials will also work for FCPS 24-7 Learning : Parent View.

Instructions
After logging into FCPS 24-7, locate the Family Connection module and click on the appropriate student’s name to access Family Connection for that student.

Family connection application student list screen shot

 

A “Welcome to Family Connection!” page will pop up. If the computer has pop up blockers activated, the window will not show. The pop up blockers will have to be inactivated on the computer to view Family Connection.

Family Connection welcome page screen shot

To change a parent email address in Family Connection follow these steps:

  1. Login to SIS Parent
  2. Click on the My Account tab
  3. Update the Primary Email
  4. Click on the Update Account button
  5. Log into FCPS 24-7 Learning http://fcps.blackboard.com/
  6. Click on student's name under Family Connection

 

Email will now be received as the new email address for Family Connection. All steps must be completed or the email address in Family Connection will not be updated.

To verify this in Family Connection:

  1. Click on the "about me" tab
  2. Click on the "my profile" link

Things to remember when using Family Connection

  • If you click on a student name and receive an error message, please enter a Parent Support ticket here.
  • Should you have questions about the data, please contact the student’s counselor for additional information.

Family Connection Overview


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Family Connection Overview

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