Texas Computer Cooperative/Data Center

Report
Texas Enterprise Information System
At TxEIS, We’re About Texas.
Texas Computer Cooperative - TCC
20 Education Service Center partners providing
information systems and support services
to Texas schools.
• iTCCS
– Texas Computer Cooperative Software (Internet-based)
• RSCCC (Retirement 8/31/2011)
– Regional Service Center Computer Cooperative
• TxEIS
– Texas Enterprise Information System
Mission
The TCC’s mission is to provide
comprehensive information systems
to school districts, charter schools and
education service centers throughout
the state of Texas.
TxEIS vs TxEIS State SIS
Current TxEIS
• May be hosted at ESC or
installed at the LEA
• Support is included in price
• Pricing may vary between
ESCs
• Pricing may be tiered based
on enrollment size
State SIS TxEIS
• Will be hosted at a ESC or
TCC data center
• Price is for software and
base level support
• Maximum price per student
is consistent across all ESCs
• Support packages (beyond
base level) are optional
Advantages to State SIS TxEIS
• Centralized hosting is more efficient and
economical
• Optional support packages allow you to buy only
what you need
• Help Desk tracking of customer calls will be
implemented statewide
• ESC Consultant training and certification will be
implemented statewide
• Over 150 functional enhancements will be added
over the next two years
Enhancements
• Additional applications such as Warehouse Inventory,
Budget Amendment Requests, Standards Based
Grading, Graduation Plans, Teacher Discipline Referrals,
and many other student and business applications.
• JasperReports Server which allows non-technical users
to build their own reports and dashboards.
• TxEIS Web pages will be evaluated and modified to
meet to Section 508 requirements for people with
disabilities.
• The TCC will provide a transparent mechanism for TEA
to satisfy data extraction and warehousing needs for
the Education Data Warehouse (EDW).
State SIS Hosting
• LEAs will be hosted at an ESC or TCC data center
– Advantage of the cost savings of centralized hosting at a
data center (no server hardware or software outlay)
– Backups, software upgrades and new releases are
automatically implemented, freeing up staff resources
– Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity guaranteed
with centralized hosting
– For LEAs using both the Student and Business
applications, the entire database can reside at the data
center
State SIS Pricing
• A maximum of $8 per student* – TxEIS Student
• A maximum of $3 per student hosting fee (if
hosted)
• For subsequent contract years there is a built-in
3% increase
– 2013-2014 $11.33 maximum
– 2014-2015 $11.67 maximum
– 2015-2016 $12.02 maximum
*Only includes base support
State SIS Support
• Base Level Product Support Included with the
TxEIS software:
– Navigation of the Help, screens and fields
– Explanation of on-screen help and data elements
– Connection assistance
– One point of contact at the LEA
– No “assigned” consultant
Additional Support Pricing
• Districts will not be required to purchase
additional support packages but will have the
option to do so.
• ESCs will offer support packages based on
numbers of hours: Bronze, Silver, Gold, &
Platinum
Support Packages
Based on a statewide “not to exceed”
price of $95 per hour
• Bronze:
$7,125 75 hours
• Silver:
$9,500 100 hours
• Gold:
$16,625 175 hours
• Platinum: $23,750 250 hours
Additional Support Includes
• Phone calls and email support (7:00 a.m. – 6:00
p.m.) for more than base level questions
• Training/workshops
• Documentation
• User Forums
• Problem Resolution
• Support package hours may also be applied to
other services depending on availability at the
ESC (i.e. on-site visits, after hours support, query
writing)
Accounts
Receivable
Finance
Payroll
Registration
Attendance
Discipline
Mgmt
TxEIS
SYSTEMS
Personnel
Scheduling
AAR
Historical
Budget
Business
Applications
Amended
Budget
Bank
Reconciliation
PEIMS
Grade
Reporting
Student
Applications
Health
Records
Inquiry
TEA
Inquiry
SEMS
Requisition
Generic Program
Tracking
Workflow
Asset
Management
Query
Module
Employee
Access/SS
txMyZone
txGradebook
Warehouse
txConnect
Graduation Plan
Leaver Tracking
Test
Scoring
Scheduled for Future Releases
• Student
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EOC and STAAR
Medical Alerts
Flex Attendance
Online Registration
txSuite Enhancements
• Business
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Position Management
Budget Amendment Request
Workflow for Purchasing
Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Report
http://www.txeis.net

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