How do I manually associate a parent or resource teacher to a student

Note: This document references views and actions that are only available to Echo Administrators

Echo allows you to set accounts as "observers" of other accounts.  Most commonly, this features is used to connect parent accounts to their students or to connect resource teacher to the students they are supporting. As an observer, a user can view course activities and grades in "read-only" mode and can't edit or create any content.  Note: when associating parents to students, the parent account must exists in Echo.


Create observation record

  • Using the User tool   select the account to be associated to the student
  • Click on Observed Users
  • Select the Student
  • Click Observe
  • The parents or resource teachers record now shows them observing their student.




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    Gavin Schroter

    May want to update this slightly, the "add" button is now located in the drop down menu in the top right (the three dots) and does not show automatically like before. Took me a while to figure that out!

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    Stephanie Kolcun

    Thank you Gavin!  

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