Notification Categories

Define Notification Categories

Applicable System Roles

System users with the following roles can do this:

  • Administrators
  • Teachers

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into SchoolFront.

2. In the left navigation bar place your mouse on Manage Notifications and then click Manage Categories in the sub-menu.

3. Click New Notification Category link (green plus icon).

4. Enter a Name for the Category.

5. Describe the Category in the Description field.

6. Choose the Notification Type from the drop-down menu

Note: Notification Type will define what mail-merge fields you will have available to use in your notification template as well as the grids in SchoolFront from which you'll be able to send the notification.

Options for Administrators include:

  • Admissions
  • Family
  • General
  • Recipient
  • Sender
  • Staff
  • Student
  • Teacher

Options for Teachers include:

  • Course Student

7. Click the Insert button.


Next Step: Create Notification Templates

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