1. These excel files are not replacements for human scheduling. They simply make the job easier. Much, much, easier!
2. I (new principal at an elementary school) noticed that the counselor created the upcoming rosters by hand, writing names, adding up genders, races, erasing, and repeating 10,000 times. It looked painful and boring!
3. These files turn hand-written scheduling into an electronic means, where copy/cut/paste can be used in lieu of writing and erasing. It also has formulas that do the adding & and tracking of race, gender, SpEd, 504, speech counting, etc.All automatically. I know....a dream come true.
4. There are 2 excel files that you need and the instructions (Word document). The other two files are free,
Teacher Form (free)
Click here for a full video that depicts how to use this excel to schedule classes.
I know that price seems like a lot; however, the time, stress, and aggravation that this file will save you is worth 100x the money.