SMARTT and Cognos: All News

Posted on: 01/02/2018

The SABES PD Center for Using SMARTT and Cognos is responsible for keeping Massachusetts adult education staff up to speed with the SMARTT and Cognos database systems. Since most data management staff work via computer, these trainings are most often offered online; however, they are sometimes...

Posted on: 11/06/2017

Wanting to advance your SMARTT skills? The SMARTT FAQ section at has recently been updated with the following tutorials:FY18 New Assessment PoliciesFY18 Cohort Follow UpFY18 Lockout and AttendanceNRS Federal Level tablesIn addition, the Cognos FAQ (

Posted on: 08/23/2017

The SMARTT/Cognos help area has been updated with several new tutorials relevant to this new fiscal year. Whether it is following up on WIOA Cohorts, tracking HSE completions, or keeping an eye on the SMARTT Listserv archive, find these and many other tutorials tips and tutorials here.

Posted on: 10/27/2016

Stay on top of cutting edge news about SMARTT and Cognos by connecting with us on Twitter and/or Facebook!Find us on Twitter at @cherbert2019. Search for #smarttFind us on Facebook at have several ways for you to stay current with SMARTT and Cognos:The...

Posted on: 08/08/2016

Visit the How to See Your Program’s Performance Standard Summary Report in 4 Steps" section of our website for a short tutorial that explains the process of accessing and printing the Summary of the Performance Standards Report for the previous fiscal year. New reports come out in early September.

Posted on: 08/08/2016

We’ve recently updated the How to Access Educational Functioning Level (EFL) Completion Data" section of our website. Visit this resource to learn all about the National Reporting System’s EFLs and how to see your EFL completion data in Cognos. This resource also includes information on the recently...

Posted on: 02/05/2016

There are a number of sites and users piloting SchoolBrains right now. Here are a few things to look forward to about SchoolBrains:It works on any browser and many devices!You can create your own reports.It's very "flexible" and quick.Stay tuned for trainings to happen in late May and early June...

Posted on: 02/05/2016

SMARTT only works with the Internet Explorer (IE) browser. The good news is that SMARTT works in any version of IE. IE11 is recommended, which is the version that is the most secure. All that you need to do for IE11 is make sure the compatibility view settings are up to date. Go to https:/...