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How do I create a tracker from a SIS section?

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How do I create a tracker from a SIS section?

If Mastery Connect is integrated with your district's Student Information System (SIS), you can add class lists to your tracker directly from the SIS.


  • After you create a tracker from a SIS section, the class roster on the tracker automatically updates when changes occur in the SIS.
  • If you previously added students to a tracker either manually or through a CSV file, you can connect those students to the SIS after your school or district has integrated with Mastery Connect. Edit the tracker and link it to a classroom.

Create Tracker

In the Global Navigation menu, click the Trackers tab [1], then click the Create Tracker button [2].

Next, select whether you will build your tracker from a standard set or a curriculum map by clicking an option in the drop-down menu [3].

Import SIS List

Import SIS List

In the New Tracker page, enter details to create the mastery tracker.

Click the Add Students drop-down menu, and select the Import Students from SIS option [1].

Click the Import from SIS drop-down menu, and select your class [2].

To create the new tracker, click Create Tracker button [3].

Note: If your SIS section does not appear in the drop-down list, contact your district SIS administrator.  

Select Tracker

In the Global Navigation menu, click the Trackers link [1]. Locate the tracker for the class you want to link, and click the Edit link [2].

Link Tracker to Classroom

Link the Tracker to your Classroom

In the Edit Tracker page, select your class from the Link to Classroom drop-down menu [1].

To finalize the link, click the Update button [2].

Confirm Tracker and SIS Match

Confirm Tracker and SIS Information Match

If the student information in the tracker differs from the SIS, an error message displays [1].

To update the tracker to match the SIS, click the View Tracker link [2].

Update Student Numbers  

If the student number in the tracker does not match the student number in the SIS, you can change it manually. Hover over the student name in the tracker's student list and click the Edit link [1]. Repeat this step until all student numbers in the tracker match the SIS.

If a student in the tracker does not appear in the SIS, you can delete them from the tracker completely by clicking the Delete icon [2].

When you are finished updating the tracker, link the updated tracker to your classroom.

View Linked Tracker

View Updated Tracker

On the Trackers page, the linked section name displays.

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