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A variety of Nesterenko Software applications are available which support various staff - Timetablers, Admin, Student Success, Office Admin - within a Secondary School as well as Board Office staff.

Used in secondary schools throughout Ontario:
Timetable (Master Schedule) Assistant,
Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant,
Attendance Assistant,
OnCall Assistant

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Most visitors initially come to the web-site looking for information regarding the Timetable (Master Schedule) Assistant Application, but feel free to check out the other available applications.

Feel free to contact me at PeteSelf@NesterenkoSoftware.com

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The Timetable (Master Schedule) Assistant Application is used by Timetablers, Guidance and Administrators throughout the province of Ontario. The app is able to easily process data extracted from Master Schedule by Course Section Report or Master List by Course Report etc., depending on your School Administration System. The app is explained below.

In order to build a Master Schedule effectively, you need 'Visual', 2-dimensional grid-like reports to really 'see' the Master Schedule that you are building. The Timetable (Master Schedule) Assistant Application provides those necessary reports (and much more), and eliminates the need for the many little 'manual' mini-lists that timetablers usually create in order to be able to properly analyze the Master Schedule as it is being built.

I am a retired teacher. I was involved in the Staffing/Sectioning/Timetabling process for many years. I developed the Timetable Assistant Application to help me with the Timetabling process. I shared it with colleagues in other schools. Upon retirement I now sell it. Most orders come from word-of-mouth. Most users renew annually. Many users have been using the app for seven or more years.
This app is compatible with most School Administration Systems.
I understand reluctance to try something different. If a little interested, perhaps check within other schools in your board and get opinion from other 'current' users.

I would be happy to send you no-charge, a fully-functional 'Trial Version' and provide any necessary help to get you started. Try it for a few weeks. $200 +HST - one-year school license, if you decide to purchase.

The most commonly used application is the Timetable (Master Schedule) Assistant Application. The most commonly used report within the Timetable (Master Schedule) Assistant Application is the Master Schedule Report which takes the Master Schedule by Course Section Report data, imports it, and displays it in the following easy-to-read, grid-like report. There are many, many other reports but this is the most-commonly used report. No data entry required. A few mouse clicks and the user has the latest Master Schedule in this format. Click on report for printable pdf version.
MasterSchedule
2019 Improvements - Timetable (Master Schedule) Assistant

Video Length: 60-seconds - Changes/Improvements for 2019


Click these links to various applications (or use the Navigation Menu at the top of screen).

Timetable (Master Schedule) Assistant - Helps Timetablers as well as Guidance and Admin throughout the year.
           One-page 'Visual' 2-dimensional grid Master Schedule Report is the most-used report, but there are dozens of other
           reports and analysis functions.
           Click to take a Virtual Tour of the Timetable Assistant app. Unlike a video, this Tour will
           allow you to explore the app for yourself.
           Click to view a Brief Video of the Timetable Assistant app.

           FYI - Currently developing a 'Web' version of the Timetable Assistant Application.
           'Web' Version of the Timetable Assistant Application

Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - Great help leading up to the Timetabling process.
           Analyze course requests, allocate sections.
           Click to take a Virtual Tour of the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant app. Unlike a video, this Tour
           will allow you to explore the app for yourself.
           Click to view a Brief Video of the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant app.

Course Request Verification Assistant - Generates Course Request Matrix Report, as well as some other useful reports.
           Another tool used during the Timetabling process.

Attendance Assistant - Simple, Concise, Attendance Reports that are helpful to the Attendance and Student Success
           functions (and can also generate Attendance 'Letters' for mailing home).

OnCall Assistant - Manage the daily chore of handling and tracking Teacher Absences and OnCalls


For any of these applications, I will email you a no-charge, fully-functional evaluation version of the software and, if you'd like, give you an 'over-the-phone' demonstration of the software.
Because there is no installation required and no data-entry required, it is very easy to get started. No commitment to purchase before you try it.
The apps generally manipulate data extracted from existing reports.
The reports generated by these apps save you time, allow you to do your job more efficiently and allow you to serve the needs of the students better.
These Microsoft© Access application files require no installation, other than to have Microsoft© Access installed on your computer.

Contact PeteSelf@NesterenkoSoftware.com and I will send you the necessary software within a day, or answer any questions. Yours to try for a month.
Or if you would like to discuss the application, email me and I'd be happy to call you.