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Parent Access to Brightspace

Parent Access to Brightspace

Parent access via MyCBE will allow you to see a summarized view of your child's overdue items, upcoming work, recent grades, student created Portfolio items shared by the teacher, and news and homework reminders from the activity feed. You can also sign up to receive a weekly email notification of your child’s activity in Brightspace.

Note:

If you would like to see what your child sees beyond a parent summary, you are encou​raged to sit alongside your child as they log into Brightspace with their own account.  From the Brightspace login page, have your child click the “Sign In” button under CBE Students and Staff.
Please connect with your child's teacher for more information on whether they use Brightspace and how they use it in their classroom.

Login as a Parent to Brightspace

  1. From the Brightspace login page, In the section labelled Parents click the “Sign In” button.
  2. Log into MyCBE / PowerSchool with your MyCBE Account username and password then click the Sign In button. This will then take you directly into Brightspace.  

or

  1. Log into MyCBE / PowerSchool with your username and password.
  2. Click on the Brightspace icon to go into Brightspace.

If you need to create a MyCBE account follow the onscreen instructions

Setup Weekly Email Summary Notifications

Parents can choose to receive weekly emails every Saturday at 8am. One email summary is sent per child per week.

To setup your weekly emails the first time into Brightspace

  1. Log into Brightspace as a parent.
  2. The first time you access Brightspace, a popup will ask if you want to receive a weekly notification email.
  3. Click the Confirm Email Address button to continue.
  4. An email is sent to your email address. You must open that email and follow the instructions to confirm your email address before your weekly emails will start.

To set up or stop your weekly emails at any time

  1. Log into Brightspace as a parent.
  2. Click on your initials in the top right-hand corner.
  3. Choose “Notifications”.
  4. Check “Yes, email me a summary” to receive weekly emails, or uncheck it to stop the emails.

Watch this quick video to walk you through setting up your weekly email summaries.

To resend a confirmation email

  1. Log into Brightspace as a parent.
  2. Click on your Initials in the top right-hand corner.
  3. Choose “Notifications”.
  4. Take note of the email address. This is where your confirmation will be sent.
  5. Click “Change your email settings” then “Send email confirmation link”
  6. An email will be sent to you again. You must open that email and follow the instructions to confirm your email address before your weekly emails will start.

View my Child’s Information

Once in Brightspace you will see the new Brightspace for Parents view.
If you have multiple children, you will see an overview page and can select a child to see more.

 

The detailed view is as follows:

 

  1. Overdue Items display your child’s activities that have not been completed and are past their due date. 
  2. Upcoming Work displays your child’s activities that are upcoming in the next 2-week period. To view all upcoming or past work,  select ”View all work” then use the week selector to find the work based on due date.
  3. Recent Grades display your child’s four most recent grade items from the Brightspace gradebook. To view all released grade items,  select ”View all grades”.
  4. Portfolio Items display work created by your child in the Portfolio tool and shared to parents by the teacher.
  5. Latest Posts display classroom activity feed posts, links and attachments from the teacher. You will not be able to view comments on posts, or course material.
    Navigating Upcoming Work and Recent Grades (video,1:27)
    Communication and Class Happenings (video, 2:08)

Parent FAQs

Find common questions and answers on our Parent FAQ page. ​