The purpose of this site is to provide a centralized location for information regarding Aesop Automated Substitute Placement and Absence Management for teachers and substitute teachers of the Whiteside School District #115.

Click to access the Aesop login page.

To access Aesop by phone:  1-800-942-3767


Aesop Information for Teachers

See below for guides and videos describing the various features of the Aesop system. The guides require the free Acrobat Reader. The videos require the Adobe Flash player.

Note: Teachers are referred to as "employees" in the documentation and training materials.

Guides

Employee QuickStart User Guide - Outlines the basic procedures for access and using the Aesop system. It describes how to create absences, cancel absences, access the calendar, create preferred substitute lists, and the phone access procedure.
Employee Aesop Phone Guide - A two page pamphlet providing concise phone system instructions for teachers.
Favorite Five - A step-by-step procedure for creating a preference list to notify the teacher's top five favorite subs first in the event of an absence.
   

Videos

Employee Basic Training Video - A Flash video approximately eight minutes in length describing the teacher procedures for using many basic features of Aesop
Employee Advanced Training Video  - Approximately 16 minutes in length, this video covers both the basic and advanced features of Aesop.
Employee Favorite Five Training Video - This video illustrates the procedure for creating the teacher's top five favorite sub preference list.
Itinerant Employee Training Video  - This four minute training video describes the Aesop procedures for users who routinely work at more than one site on a given day (itinerant employees)
   

Aesop Information for Substitutes

See below for guides and videos describing the various features of the Aesop system. The guides require the free Acrobat Reader. The videos require the Adobe Flash player .

 

Guides

Substitute QuickStart User Guide - Outlines the basic procedures for access and using the Aesop system. It describes how to search for assignments, accept and reject assignments, set calling preferences, set up preferred schools, and many other basic features of Aesop. 
Substitute Aesop Phone Guide - A two page pamphlet providing concise phone system instructions for substitute teachers.
   
Videos
Substitute Basic Training Video - A Flash video approximately eleven minutes in length illustrating step-by-step substitute teacher procedures for using many basic features of Aesop
Substitute Advanced Training Video  - Approximately 19 minutes in length, this comprehensive video covers both the basic and advanced features of Aesop for substitute teachers.