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I would say that is probably because, for the older groups, the first
profile actually IS for the student.  It makes more sense when using it for
teens in that manner.


On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 11:52 AM, Seju Shastry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The only thing I would add is that when you invite the parents, parents
> first have to create their profile - once they create their profile, system
> will send them an email, which will verify the email and allow the parent
> to generate the password.
>
> Once they generate the password successfully, then they can add their
> "students" and their demographic details.
>
> I stumbled on that because I thought the the original profile was for
> students, so I thought I will send a word of caution
>
> Seju
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 11:03 AM, Fredrik Nyman <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> TIMS is Lego's Team Information Management System.  It is used by FIRST
>> to manage all team information -- FRC, FTC, FLL.
>> In the past, FLL had its own registration system, but as of this year,
>> FLL team information is also managed in TIMS.
>>
>> http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/emailarchive/442014
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 10:26 AM, Skip Morrow <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> It was me that asked about the roster. I had not seen this "TIMS" that
>>> you spoke of. Googling it does show a few references. I have my account on
>>> my.usfirst.org, and when I log in I can see the teams I can administer
>>> and I even have an option to create a new team. I also see a statement that
>>> if I *DON'T* see my teams, then I will need to be invited to them from
>>> TIMS. I do see my teams, so that is not a problem. But it looks like TIMS
>>> is something *above* my.usfirst.org. When I go to the team summary for
>>> my team, at the very bottom there is a student/roster and a way to invite
>>> parents. Is that what I need to do? Invite the parents using that system? I
>>> would like to know what the registration process will look like to the
>>> parents so I can explain it to them before I just email them a link out of
>>> the blue.
>>>
>>> 1. Is TIMS the same as my.usfirst.org?
>>> 2. What exactly do I tell my parents they need to do to register the
>>> children?
>>> 3. When they go to register, what information will they need to have
>>> onhand?
>>> 4. By what date do the children need to be registered?
>>>
>>> Now that I think about it, my daughter is on my team, so I can try and
>>> register her first, but I don't really know where to begin.
>>>
>>> Sorry for all of the clueless questions!
>>>
>>> Skip
>>>
>>>
>>> .
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 10:13 AM, Ralph Grove <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I think FLL is paying your fee to the verification company ($2.50 for
>>>> each coach). also, information stays with verification company, which is
>>>> probably in the business of doing background checks for volunteers. This
>>>> background check is good for one year. They should not store personally
>>>> identifiable information beyond getting a pass or fail after the check,
>>>> this would be worth checking, which I think they might be doing. With this
>>>> verification you can probably work as volunteer for other non profit
>>>> organizations too.
>>>>
>>>> also someone was asking about the team roster being an excel
>>>> spreadsheet. TIMS should generate roster after kids are officially
>>>> registered in TIMS.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Chintan Dixit
>>>> Coach, RoboLTZ
>>>>
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