How do I update Echo User Fields?

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

Within Echo, we identify 3 meta fields that help you to easily and quickly find users. (see below for field definitions) The School Browser and Grade Reporting tools rely on these fields to be populated to display current student grade and course data.  

We recommend that Echo Administrators ensure these fields are populate before the beginning of the school year.

EchoUserType – Identifies the user type with these options: staff, parent, student, testaccount (used for your Demo Student accounts)

EchoGradYear – Identifies the users graduation year. It stores a four-digit number (ie, 2020)

EchoIEP – Identifies if the user has an IEP on file.  Options are “Yes” and “No”.

Export Data

Begin by exporting all your students from the Echo Admin Console.

Export Data

Edit your export file to have these fields remaining, or use the attached updateuserfields.csv to populate your data.

Import Data

Once your file is ready to be imported, go to the User Tool and click Import.

Import Data

Updating and/or creating new accounts

If you have more account changes, or importing a large amount of users, please see the following documentation.

How do I bulk update user information

How do I bulk import new users

Echo is constantly being improved based on the feedback from users and we strive to keep our documentation up to date.  If this document doesn’t match what you are seeing in Echo, please let us know.

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