SDMS FYI April 2021

INFORMATION AND SUPPORT FOR DALLAS ISD EASYIEP™ USERS

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New Look - April 24, 2021

SDMS Custom Reports (SpedReporter) will have a sleek new look starting April 24, 2021. Security, accessibility and compatibility of the SpedReporter site is being upgraded. SpedReporter will function the same as it did before. Reports can be exported to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF. To print a report from the site, export as a PDF.
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SDMS Custom Reports (SpedReporter) Link

When running reports off campus a VPN is required.

New Reports

Search Attachment - Report

This report allows the user to search for any attachment that has been uploaded for students within a selected time frame, grouped by campus. Details include school, student ID, DOB, Grade and date of attachment.

Search Deliberation - Report

This report allows the user to search for a specific word(s) in the ARD Deliberations for students within a selected time frame, grouped by campus. Details include school, student ID, DOB, gender, ARD date, name and event type.

Students with a BIP - Report

This report identifies students with a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) by campus. Details include demographic information, disabilities, FIE date, ARD date, program code and LRE.

Custom Report Descriptions

Select this link for a list of SDMS Reports with details.

Tech Tips - VPN Access

VPN - Virtual Private Network access at Tech Tips.

EasyIEP Enhancements Coming 04/30/2021

  • End-of-Year (EOY) IEP Date Projections
  • Smart Logbook Smart Search
  • Preserve Translate Checkbox
  • EdPlan Connect – Parent Actions Enhancements
  • Parent Portal Pending Actions Page Updates
  • Parent Response and Contact Tracking
  • Documents: Adding a new document "Special Education Language Acquisition (SELA)" to capture new PEIMS data requirement.
Enhancements 2020-2021

2020-2021 Enhancements details.

EasyIEP Enhancements Coming June 2021

  • Transition section in ARD/IEP Process: Transfer of Rights document included in the ARD/IEP process. Document updated to reflect changes in regulations when student turns 17.
  • SHARS section in ARD/IEP Process: Removing requirement for the section to be available for all students. The section will only be available for students who have a Medicaid number in EasyIEP.

Thank you!


A special thank you to all who completed the SDMS Survey, we appreciate your candid feedback.

Customer Support

The SDMS support website has dozens of helpful documents and videos that support EasyIEP functionality. Contact the SDMS help desk via email SDMS@dallasisd.org or call 972-794-3550.

Support Hub - Surveys

At SDMS, we are always seeking new ways to improve customer service. And the best way to do that is to ask the experts—our customers. Support Hub customer surveys come directly to your email once a Support Hub ticket is closed. The survey is short and only takes a minute.

Online Professional Development by SDMS

Click Here to access EasyIEP course titles and descriptions.

Click Here to register for courses in Cornerstone.

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Specialized Data Management Support

Linus D. Wright Dallas ISD Administration Building

9400 North Central Expressway Suite 1000 Dallas, Texas 75231

Help Desk 7:30 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday


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