Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS)

Beginner-Level LACES Training Agenda

Learning Objectives

  • Navigate through the LACES database and identify all main areas of the LACES layout
  • Demonstrate how to create student, staff and class records that contain all required fields for state and federal reporting
  • Understand NRS and state requirements
  • Go through the life cycle of a student, including assessments, outcomes, enrollment, and attendance tracking
  • Go through the life cycle of an instructor, including assignment, credentials, and professional development
  • Questions and Next Steps

Agenda 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Welcome, Introductions

Navigation and LACES layout

  • Navigation
  • Menus
  • Views
  • Searches
  • Reports
  • Populations
  • Person Profile

NRS requirements

Data Entry Student

  • New student record
    • Assessments
    • Enrollments
    • Outcomes
    • Hours
    • Completion

Lunch Break

Data Entry Staff/Class

  • New staff record
    • Assigning
    • Required data; certifications; professional development
  • New class record
    • Creation/duplication
    • Enrollment
    • Hours
    • Completion

Questions, Practice and Discussion and Next Steps


Thank you for participating in this session!

Last Updated: August 22, 2018

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