Focus Coordinator FAQs
How do I access the TTU K-12 Portal?
Open a Web browser and navigate to the TTU K-12 Focus Portal.
From the login screen as shown below, enter your username and password and click "Log in".
After successfully logging into the portal, you will be taken to your Dashboard. The Dashboard is your starting point into viewing student counts, students, student contact information, student's grade book, final course grades, your profile, and contacting TTU K-12.
On your Dashboard, you can view a list of your students, profile information, preferences, forms, announcements and student tabs.
In the "My Profile" area you will see your personal information including your User ID number, gender, email address, phone number, and other details.
Finding Your Students
All active and former students will appear in the list on the left menu. Click on the student's name in the list to view additional information on each student.
Once you click on the student's name, additional options will appear under their name. Click on the option you want to view, including the student's contact information, matriculation number, birth date, authorized users, course history, Final Course grades, etc.
Changing Your Password
Users have 5 attempts to login before their account becomes locked. If your account gets locked out, please wait 2 hours before trying again.
To change your password, click on the preferences option in the left menu and then click the password tab. Provide your current password and then your new password in the boxes. Click save in the upper right corner of the screen.
The rules for creating a new password are:
- passwords must be at least 9 characters long,
- must contain a mix of upper- and lower-case characters,
- have at least 1 numeric character,
- have at least 1 special character.
The password change dialog will display a Valid Password message when the typed password meets all the requirements.
You can change preferences such as highlight color, language, student list format, etc.
Student Information Options
On the student information page you will see, their contact information and a list of linked users, other coordinators, who are authorized to view the student's information.
Under student demographics you can view personal information, external school information, and email address.
Each student will have individual options available including access to Forms and Forms Summary.
Student Grades and Student Schedule
Student Grades will display a list of completed courses, the teacher and the final course grade.
How do I contact TTU K-12 student services?
On the left-hand menu, click on "Contact TTU K-12" to view more details.
How do I view my students in the Learning Management System (LMS)
If you need to check your student's progress or view their assignment grades, click the "Sign into Blackboard" link in the alerts area of your dashboard and you will be taken directly into Blackboard.
Blackboard Home Page
Once you are in Blackboard you will click the Parent Dashboard link in the Tools Menu on the left side of the Blackboard Home Page.
If you have multiple students you will see them listed by username, number of classes, and last system access. To observe a student click their username.
If they have more than one course enrollment you will see them listed on the next page where you click the drop down list and click Observe.
Course Home Page ->My Grades
To view your student's assignment grades, click the "My Grades" link in the left menu option.
You can view All, Graded, Upcoming, or Submitted assignments. You can also change the order in which they are viewed using the Order by drop down menu.
To observe another student, click the My Institution link on the top menu bar and you will be returned to the Blackboard Home Page. Click the Parent Dashboard to be taken back to your student list to select another student to observe.