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I really need to work on gentler language for the Just In Time Differentiated Sessions ...
... Please understand, this project with PowerSchool implementation is an online development

People will need to self select for Professional Learning:
- online course takers -> individuals ready to lead the way by using the resources below
- online course groups -> people who can get stuff socially by digesting the content together
- one to one people -> folks that are willing to find an "expert" to help them thru the resources
... Remember - TechHelp Requests are an effective way to arrange a help session
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... TechHelp Requests for PowerSource Questions
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Enrollments and Transfers Request

This course covers the management of student enrollment, whether into your school, out of a school, or transferring between schools. You'll also learn how to use PowerSchool to activate a student's inactive status, link to family demographic information, and avoid duplicating student data. Finally, you'll learn how to pre-enroll students before they attend kindergarten.

Audience: Registrars, Enrollment Clerks, Elementary Secretaries, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 2 hours

 

Managing Grades and Academic Data - Traditional Request

Take this course to learn the basic skills of using PowerSchool's student information system to enter, manage, and report on a student's academic data. This course is focused primarily on entering and tracking transcripts and historical grade information. Additionally, it explains how to track graduation progress, monitor at-risk students, and review student activity eligibility.

Audience: Registrars, Counselors, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

School, Staff, and Student Management - Traditional Request

Learn how to add or remove staff from your current records, how to view student academic records and teacher gradebooks, and how to use the Parent Access Statistics and Grades Distribution reports.

Audience: Principals, Secretaries, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

During the School Year Scheduling - Elementary Request

School administrative staff responsible for managing elementary schedules during the school year will learn how to perform several scheduling-related tasks, including how to: view and modify the Master Schedule, add courses, create dependent sections, manually schedule students, mass enroll students in a class, and enroll students in special programs.

Audience: Counselors, Counselor Secretaries, Registrars, Elementary Secretaries, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

During the School Year Scheduling - Secondary Request

School administrative staff responsible for managing secondary schedules during the school year will learn how to perform several scheduling-related tasks, including how to: view and modify the Master Schedule, add courses, manually schedule students, mass enroll students in a class, enroll students in classes at other schools, and enroll students in special programs.

Audience: Counselors, Counselor Secretaries, Registrars, Secondary Secretaries, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

PowerTeacher Administration Request

This course is intended for both technical and instructional administrators in your district and individual schools. Technical administrators will learn how to establish and maintain accounts for groups of district and school leaders. Instructional leaders will learn how to maintain consistency in the setup of the gradebook, how to push content links to specific groups of teachers, and how to run administrative reports on gradebook activity.

Audience: District Support Personnel, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 2 hours

 

Managing Daily Attendance Request

PowerSchool has many options for viewing, recording, and modifying attendance. This course will explore viewing individual student attendance pages, finding teachers who have not taken attendance, finding students who are absent or have chronic attendance problems, recording and updating daily attendance for students, and running attendance reports.

Audience: Attendance Clerks, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

Managing Meeting Attendance Request

PowerSchool has many options for viewing, recording, and modifying attendance. This course will explore viewing individual student attendance pages, finding teachers who have not taken attendance, finding students who are absent or have chronic attendance problems, recording and updating meeting attendance for students, and running attendance reports.

Audience: Attendance Clerks, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

PowerSchool Administration and Management Request

In this course, PowerSchool administrators and direct support staff will learn how to administer and manage the PowerSchool Student Information System. Topics covered in this course include, security and staff management, report queue management, Direct Database Access (DDA), and parent access management.

Audience: District Support Personnel, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

Database Management Request

This course will teach System administrators how to use the PowerSchool System Management Tool to manage the database, and how to perform system backups, restorations, and updates.

Course Duration: Approximately 2 hours

Audience: District Support Personnel, PowerSchool Administrators

 

End of Term Request

School administrative staff responsible for the End of Term process will learn what elements to include in their End of Term process plan, plus how to verify teacher grades, store grades, calculate honor roll, and print report cards.

Audience: Counselors, Secretaries, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

ReportWorks Request

Creating PowerSchool reports has gotten easier with the drag and drop and preview functionality found in ReportWorks. Take this course to learn how to create, publish, and use, mailing labels, form letters, student lists, and cross-tab reports.

Audience: Report Developers, Secretaries, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

Start of Year Part 1 Request

Get a head start on your start of year setup. This course covers district and school administrative settings, updating daily bulletins, pre-registering students, and the settings that affect scheduling and attendance.

Audience: Counselors, Secretaries, Attendance Clerks, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

Start of Year Part 2 Request

Get a head start on your start of year setup. This course covers district and school administrative settings, updating daily bulletins, pre-registering students, and the settings that affect scheduling and attendance.

Audience: Counselors, Secretaries, Attendance Clerks, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

Automated Walk-in Scheduler Request

Learn how to complete the scheduling setup for automated walk-in scheduling, define the courses and relationships, format schedule constraints, enter a student's course requests, use the automated walk-in scheduler, and finalize a student's schedule.

Audience: Counselors, Secretaries, Registrars, PowerSchool Administrators

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

Powerscheduler Courses

PowerScheduler training offers two sets of courses: Prepare to Build and Load a Master Schedule and Prepare to Load a Master Schedule.

Take the Prepare to Build and Load series of courses if you plan on using PowerScheduler to create a master schedule. You will learn how to get everything ready so you are prepared to attend a Build Workshop, where trainers can help you complete the build, then load students into the master schedule.

Take the Prepare to Load series of courses if you are going to modify an existing master schedule on your own and use PowerScheduler to load students into the schedule.

 

Prepare to Build and Load Series

PowerScheduler Part 1: Prepare to Build and Load a Master Schedule Request

In PowerScheduler, Part 1: Prepare to Build and Load a Master Schedule, you will learn how to set up the infrastructure for next year's schedule. The course covers how to create the periods, day cycles, and years and terms; how to create a build scenario; and how to define Scheduling Parameters and Resources.

Audience: PowerSchool Administrators, Counselors, Counselor Secretaries, and Registrars

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

PowerScheduler Part 2: Course Prerequisites, Recommendations and Requests Request

In PowerScheduler, Part 2: Course Prerequisites, Recommendations, and Requests, you will learn how to work with courses and student course requests for next year's schedule. The course covers how to add new courses to your course catalog, how to add course prerequisites and rules, how to add teacher recommendations, how to design course request screens, how to enter student course requests, and how to manage recommendations and requests.

Audience: PowerSchool Administrators, Counselors, Counselor Secretaries, and Registrars

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

PowerScheduler Part 3: Prepare to Build and Load a Master Schedule Request

In PowerScheduler, Part 3: Prepare to Build and Load a Master Schedule, you will learn how to complete the set up of the infrastructure for next year's schedule. This course covers five topics: course information, build and load constraints, PowerScheduler tools, course rank, and validation.

Audience: PowerSchool Administrators, Counselors, Counselor Secretaries, and Registrars

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

Prepare to Load Series

PowerScheduler Part 1: Prepare to Load a Master Schedule Request

Learn how to complete the scheduling setup for automated walk-in scheduling, define the courses and relationships, format schedule constraints, enter a student's course requests, use the automated walk-in scheduler, and finalize a student's schedule.

Audience: PowerSchool Administrators, Counselors, Counselor Secretaries, and Registrars

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

PowerScheduler Part 2: Course Prerequisites, Recommendations and Requests Request

In PowerScheduler, Part 2: Course Prerequisites, Recommendations, and Requests, you will learn how to work with courses and student course requests for next year's schedule. The course covers how to add new courses to your course catalog, how to add course prerequisites and rules, how to add teacher recommendations, how to design course request screens, how to enter student course requests, and how to manage recommendations and requests.

Audience: PowerSchool Administrators, Counselors, Counselor Secretaries, and Registrars

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

 

PowerScheduler Part 3: Prepare to Load a Master Schedule Request

In PowerScheduler: Prepare to Load Part 3, you will learn how to complete the set up of the infrastructure for next year's schedule. You will learn to manually adjust your master schedule, define course relationships and constraints, and use the tools provided in PowerScheduler to evaluate your work. You will also learn how to load students into the master schedule, how to evaluate the load, and how to import the final version of student schedules into PowerSchool.

Audience: PowerSchool Administrators, Counselors, Counselor Secretaries, and Registrars

Course Duration: Approximately 3 hours

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