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The Information Management Services (IMS) component of Region 16 Education Service Center provides support for ASCENDER Business and Student Administrative software and for state mandated data submissions according to the guidelines of PEIMS (Public Education Information Management System) and TSDS/TEDS (Texas Student Data System/Texas Education Data Standards) for public and charter schools in the Texas panhandle. 

Services

The ASCENDER Business Software is a web-based financial accounting package developed and maintained by the Texas Computer Cooperative (TCC), a statewide cooperative of regional service centers formed to develop and maintain school administrative software, and supported by ESC 16 IMS Specialists and Staff.  The ASCENDER Software is designed specifically for Texas schools.

Business Applications include:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Asset Management
  • Budget
  • Employee Access/Self-Service
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Purchasing
  • Warehouse

The ASCENDER Student Software is a web-based student package specifically designed to meet the needs of Texas school operations.  The software is developed and maintained by the Texas Computer Cooperative (TCC), a statewide cooperative of regional service centers formed to develop and maintain school administrative software, and is supported by ESC 16 IMS Specialists and Staff.

Student Applications include:

  • Attendance
  • Discipline
  • Grade Reporting
  • Graduation Plan
  • Health
  • Registration
  • Scheduling
  • Special Education
  • Test Scores
  • Teacher, Parent, Student Portals

For all ESC Region 16 districts, TSDS training and support are available to meet statewide data submission requirements.  This includes:

  • TSDS PEIMS Training
  • Fall and Summer PEIMS Updates
  • TSDS Unique ID Support
  • TSDS Technical Support

An optional comprehensive TSDS Coordinator Services contract is also available to further meet your district's needs.  The TSDS Coordinator Services contract includes:

  • Submission of Weekly PET Files & TSDS Unique ID Maintenance
  • Auditable Attendance Reports
  • Attendance Reconciliation
  • Submission of ECDS Data to TSDS Core Collection
  • TSDS PEIMS Submissions - Fall, Midyear, Summer, and Extended
  • TSDS TIMS Level I Service

Offered in a user-friendly format, the OnDataSuite software is a data analysis tool providing access to thousands of reports.

For more information, contact Evelyn Jenkins.  

Contact Us

Director of IMS/TSDS  
Evelyn Jenkins

(806) 677-5110

IMS Administrative Assistant
 
Lezlie Pendergraft

(806) 677-5109

IMS/PEIMS/TSDS Assistant
 
Kayla Freeman

(806) 677-5112

 

IMS Specialists

For Business application support, email - [email protected]

For Student Application support, email - [email protected]

Paul Brown (Student Consultant)

(806) 677-5118

Joel de la Fuente (Student Consultant)

(806) 677-5116

Coleman Kendall (Student Consultant)

(806) 677-5115

Colin McCubbin (Student Consultant)

(806) 677-5117

Stacy Ramos (Student Consultant)

(806) 677-5114

Jennifer Youngblood (Business Consultant)

(806) 677-5119

Jenny Froese (Business Consultant)

(806) 677-5120

Erika Munoz (Student Consultant)

(806) 677-5111

(806) 677-5108

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