Course Guide

logo The Course Guide is a Work in progress. We will have the finalized curriculum 2 weeks before the conference.All courses will be 90 minutes long.
Highly recommend that you bring an internet enabled device(tablet or laptop) to take notes or actively work on your own instance of PowerSchool.
More detailed descriptions will  come shortly.
Admission Process
Learn how different international schools use powerschool in their admission process.  From online application, processing students application, accepting students, until the enrollment process.
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Admin, School Administrators, Admission Staff, Registrar
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner/Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Attendance Administration and Reports
Learn how to set up attendance preferences and manage meeting and daily attendance for your school. Learn about attendance codes, categories, preferences, and conversions. Compare daily and meeting attendance processes, and practice updating and changing student attendance. Finish up by exploring attendance tracking.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admins, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Office Staff, Registrars, Guidance Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Conducting Student Searches
Learn how to conduct searches to identify students for reporting, attendance, grades, and other PowerSchool-related purposes. Then learn how to compose simple and compound search commands, how to use search codes, how to save searches and stored selections, and how to use special functions.
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Custom bundle – Developing PlugIn Reports
The 3.x versions of the Custom Reports Bundle customization are built with a dynamic menu system. This session will show users how to create their own custom reports that can plug into the CRB menu system.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Administrator Level access in Powerschool
Level: Int/Advance Session: 90 minutes

Custom Fields and Screens
This session covers how to add custom fields to PS and how to use the built-in custom screen maker to make screens for use in PS. It does not cover adding pages to PowerSchool or changing existing pages. Attend “Customizations 1” for this.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Registrar
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginning/Int Session: 90 minutes

Customization 101: Introduction to Customizations
If you are new to PowerSchool and have not worked with HTML, this is the class for you. Discover how to modify and code HTML in PowerSchool pages. Learn how to use Custom Page Management (CPM) to construct new PowerSchool pages based on page templates and to add and remove fields from existing pages. This course is recommended for users in their first year of customization.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Instant Productivity Training
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Customization 2: Creating Custom Pages
If you are familiar with HTML, and have modified PowerSchool custom pages before, broaden your customization knowledge with this class. Learn how to insert your own code into existing pages. Discover how to use database extensions to add fields, incorporate field validation, and create new pages with tabbed content. This course is recommended for users in their first year of customization.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customizations 101 or equivalent experience
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Customizations 113: Using Database Extensions to Create Pages
If you have created PowerSchool custom pages before, broaden your customizations knowledge with this class. Learn how parent and teacher pages work. Create links to pages in different locations in the application. This course is recommended for users with some customizations experience.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customizations 102 or equivalent experience
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Customizations 114: Database Extensions, Alerts, and Plugins
Go in depth to learn how alerts work, how to create your own alerts based on different needs, and how customizations can be packaged into a plugin (the new way to install customizations).
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customizations 113 or equivalent experienced
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Customizations Lab and Open Sessions
Do you have an idea for a unique customization that would be perfect at your school or district? If so, then take one of the customization or JavaScript classes at PSU, and apply your skills in the customization workshop. Experts will be available as consultants and guides to help you turn your vision into reality.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customization Experience
Level: Advanced Session: 90 minutes

Customizations – Most implemented and Must have
The most common customizations at international schools across Asia. What’s the best way to implement them? How long does it take to implement?
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customization Experience
Level: Advanced Session: 90 minutes

Enrollment and Scheduling
Learn about PowerSchool’s enrollment and scheduling functions. Explore a variety of enrollment scenarios such as enrolling new students, returning students, and students with siblings. Then create and modify individual student schedules, mass enroll and mass drop a group of students into a class, and modify the master schedule.
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Everything to do with Sign-ups
Details coming soon.
Who should take this class:
Recommended Prior Training or Experience:
Level: Session: 90 minutes

Excel 1: Introduction
Learn the fundamentals of Excel, including terminology, how to organize and format the appearance of your data, and how to use some of Excel’s most commonly used tools and shortcuts. Next, go on to learn how to use functions to build a basic formula.
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Excel 2: Analyze PowerSchool Data
Learn how to use Conditional Formatting and filters, and how to use AutoSum tools to examine statistical data. Several activities involve the use of Pivot Tables for analyzing PowerSchool data. The instructor will be using (and the loaner machines will be loaded with) Excel 2016.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Excel 3: Adapt PowerSchool Data
Adapt your PowerSchool data. Learn to use Excel’s formulas and functions to add elements to your data, as well as extract information from it, and to reformat your data to prepare it for import into PowerSchool.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Excel 2: Analyze PowerSchool Data
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Excel 4: Advanced Functions
Solve the problem of mismatched records and duplicate records. Figure out how to match long lists of students to their courses. Using the VLOOKUP, MATCH, IF, AND, OR, COUNTIF, and SUMIF functions, you’ll find the needle in your data haystack.
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Excel 2: Analyze PowerSchool Data
Level: Advanced Session: 90 minutes

Functions – What do they do?
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

I’m a Counselor, Where is my Training!
Practice setting up the Cumulative Info page by adding fields and Data Access Tags. Search for students who are at risk of failing. Review key student pages. Learn how to use log entries to record notes from counseling visits. Learn how to create lists of students that include information, such as earned credit hours. Learn how to view graduation progress, how to set up graduation requirements and plans, and review how to mass set the default graduation requirement set.
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Import & Export
Learn about the importing and exporting functions in PowerSchool and how to use each of them. Discover how to work with your data using Data Manager and Direct Database Export. Explore important skills for tasks that require working with data outside of PowerSchool.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Instant Productivity Training
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Incident Management
Explore the benefits of the Incident Management system. Learn to conduct incident searches, record incident details, set up the incident system for use, and analyze incident data. [Note: sign up for the ReportWorks class to learn how to create and print Incident reports.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience:
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Open Sessions
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Parent Portal Overview
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

PowerScheduler
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

PowerSchool 101
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

PowerTeacher Customization
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

PowerTeacher Gradebook 1
Understand the basics of PowerTeacher gradebook. Learn how to configure the final grade setup and custom grade scales, and set up assignments and categories. Practice entering student scores and creating student groups. Also learn tips on how to export and import scores, enter comments, and weight assignments.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Teachers
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

PowerTeacher Gradebook 2
You learned a lot about setting up the gradebook in Part One, but there is more to explore. Take this second class to learn how to close out final grades at the end of the term, and how to analyze student and classroom performance. Get familiar with running reports, and learn tips on how to customize the gradebook to meet your needs.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Teachers
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

PowerTools
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Preparing End of year/term
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

ReportWorks 1
Get acquainted with ReportWorks in this double session. Learn how to set up report projects that school staff can use to run high-quality customized reports. Define filters to control the scope of the data. Practice creating layouts for the most common ReportWorks projects, such as mailing labels, form letters, and student lists. In the second half of the class, add to your project-making skill set. Practice creating advanced queries using boundaries, sorting and grouping tables, creating cross-tab reports and graphs, and working with layers.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

ReportWorks 2
Practice using the ReportWorks grade, report card, and transcript templates. Learn how to include attendance, honor roll, and class rank data in your reports. Explore the difference between the traditional grade and standards grade report card templates.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Round Table – Scheduling
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Round Table – Secretary
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Show and Tell
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Skills for Principals, Asst. Principals & Counselors
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Standard Based Grading Setup and Report
Learn how to set up and use school-level standards at your district. Discover how standards and PowerSchool work together, how to create the import template for getting standards into PowerSchool, and how to maintain and store scores for standards. Finally, review the codes used for standards-based report cards.
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Office Staff, Registrar, Guidance Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience:Familiarity with Import/Export Functions
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Tlist – SQL – Dashboards
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

Using DDA and DDE
Discover how to work with and modify your data through Direct Database Access of PowerSchool tables. Practice using the Data Dictionary and identifying relationships between tables. Learn how to use layered searches and matched selections. Note: This class is appropriate only for individuals with access to DDA
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: experience with DDE
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes

Using Powerschool System Reports
Learn how to manage the reports you will need throughout the year. Reports featured include: Class Roster report, Absentee report, Consecutive Absences report, report cards, grade verification reports, failure lists and mail-merge letters. This course is a review of IPT topics.
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Office Staff, Registrar, Guidance Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes

<trPartner Sessions: Partner Sessions are presented by members of Pearson’s Independent Software Vendors (ISV) Program. Their goal is to bring extended functionality to your student information system. Attend the sessions listed below to learn about how these software products can integrate with PowerSchool.

Visual Scheduler 7.6
PowerScheduler now incorporates a dynamic scheduling grid called Visual Scheduler. In this course, explore what scheduling tasks you need to complete before you can use the scheduling tool. Then, learn how to filter and sort your scheduling data to focus on specific courses or teachers. Finally, see how to make schedule changes using the Visual Scheduler tool.
logo The Course Guide is a Work in progress. We will have the finalized curriculum 2 weeks before the conference.All courses will be 90 minutes long.
Highly recommend that you bring an internet enabled device(tablet or laptop) to take notes or actively work on your own instance of PowerSchool.
More detailed descriptions will  come shortly.
Admission Process
Learn how different international schools use powerschool in their admission process.  From online application, processing students application, accepting students, until the enrollment process.
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Admin, School Administrators, Admission Staff, Registrar
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner/Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Attendance Administration and Reports
Learn how to manage your Attendance setup.  Practice working with codes, categories, preferences, and conversions.  Compare daily and meeting attendance processes, and practice updating and changing student attendance.  Explore the built-in attendance reports available in PowerSchool, and discover which report is best for which purpose.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Office Staff, Registrar, Guidance Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Conducting Student Searches
Learn how to conduct basic and not-so-basic searches to identify students for reporting, attendance, and other PowerSchool tasks. Practice how to search by grades or attendance, how to search for individuals and groups, and how to save searches and store selections.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Office Staff, Registrar, Guidance Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Custom bundle – Developing PlugIn Reports
The 3.x versions of the Custom Reports Bundle customization are built with a dynamic menu system. This session will show users how to create their own custom reports that can plug into the CRB menu system.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Administrator Level access in Powerschool
Level: Int/Advance Session: 90 minutes
Custom Fields and Screens
This session covers how to add custom fields to PS and how to use the built-in custom screen maker to make screens for use in PS. It does not cover adding pages to PowerSchool or changing existing pages. Attend “Customizations 1” for this.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Registrar
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginning/Int Session: 90 minutes
Customization 1
Information about how to get started with customizations, what knowledge is necessary, where to find things, how to install customizations. If you are new to PowerSchool and have not worked with HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) before, this is the class for you. Discover how to modify and code HTML and CSS in PowerSchool pages. Learn how to modify existing data submission forms and learn how to build new custom forms. This course is recommended for users in their first year of customization.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Customization 2
If you are familiar with HTML, CSS, and have modified PowerSchool custom pages before, broaden your customization knowledge with this class. Learn how to insert PowerSchool-specific programming codes in pages. Discover how to add common PowerSchool user interface examples using patterns that produce scalable pages that can survive product version changes. This course is recommended for users in their first year of customization.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customization 1 or equivalent experience
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Customization 3
Take the next steps in customizing PowerSchool by creating powerful, dynamic reports using PowerSchool T-List SQL code combined with user-set variables. Create custom alerts using the data you generate. This course is recommended for users in their second year of customization.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customization 2
Level: Advanced Session: 90 minutes
Customization 4 – Dashboards Made Easy
Connect your knowledge of HTML, CSS, T-List SQL, and other PowerSchool-specific programming codes. Combine these technologies to construct your own charts in the Dashboard. This course is recommended for users in their third year of customization.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Advanced, Customization 3
Level: Advanced Session: 90 minutes
Customizations Lab and Open Sessions
Do you have an idea for a unique customization that would be perfect at your school? If so, then take one of the customization classes at PSUG and apply your skills in the customization workshop. Experts will be available as consultants and guides to help you turn your vision into reality.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customization Experience
Level: Advanced Session: 90 minutes
Customizations – Most implemented and Must have
The most common customizations at international schools across Asia. What’s the best way to implement them? How long does it take to implement?
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Customization Experience
Level: Advanced Session: 90 minutes
Enrollment and Scheduling
Learn about PowerSchool’s enrollment and scheduling functions. Explore a variety of enrollment scenarios. Then, create and modify student schedules.
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Everything to do with Sign-ups
Explore how to use PowerScheduler and the class registration system of PowerSchool coupled with customization in sign ups. Use this knowledge to use it in all sign ups for your school like Athletics, After School Activities, Voting for Prom King and Queen, Habitat, Trips etc…
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Administrators, School Adminitrators, IT
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner/Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Excel 1: Basics and Beyond
Get acquainted with Excel. Designed for people who have limited to no experience with Excel software, this class will cover terminology, navigation, and formulas such as SUM, MIN, MAX, and AVERAGE.
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Excel 2: Analyze PowerSchool Data
Learn to use PivotTables to analyze your PowerSchool data. Also learn to use charts to show causality between one or more variables, show growth over time, and show many other comparisons of data. Display your reports and charts in easy-to-read dashboards.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators, Registrar, Secretaries
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Excel 3: Clean PowerSchool Data
Keep your PowerSchool data clean. Begin by exporting your data out of PowerSchool. Then, learn to use Excel’s formulas and functions to clean your data. Finish by importing the data back in to PowerSchool.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators, Registrar, Secretaries
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Excel 1: Basics and Beyond
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Excel 4: Advanced Functions
Solve the problem of mismatched records and duplicate records. Figure out how to match long lists of students to their courses. Using VLOOKUP, MATCH, INDEX, IF, AND, OR, ISNA, and NOT functions, you’ll find the needle in your data haystack.
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Registrar, Secretaries
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Excel 2: Analyze PowerSchool Data
Level: Advanced Session: 90 minutes
Functions – What do they do?
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner/Int./Advance Session: 90 minutes
I’m a Counselor, Where is my Training!
This session will provide training on screens that counselors use on a daily or occasional basis.  Included will be exports of data (rank, GPA, cumulative credtis), stored  searches, walk-in scheduling, transcript entry, PDF creation of transcripts,  class counts, and
more.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Import & Export
Learn how to use the importing and exporting functions available in PowerSchool. Discover how to work with your data using Direct Database Export. Explore important skills for tasks that require working with data outside of PowerSchool.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators, Registrar
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Parent Portal Overview
Discover how to use the Parent Portal as the main communication tool to your whole community. Make POwerSchool Paretn Portal as the one stop shop for the parents in your school.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: None
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
PowerScheduler
Understand the concepts on how to build and load your schedules for next year.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Beginner
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
PowerSchool 101
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
PowerTeacher Customization
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
PowerTeacher Gradebook 1
Understand the basics of PowerTeacher gradebook. Learn how to configure the final grade setup and custom grade scales, and set up assignments and categories. Practice entering student scores and creating student groups. Also learn tips on how to export and import scores, enter comments, and weight assignments.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Teachers
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
PowerTeacher Gradebook 2
You learned a lot about setting up the gradebook in Part One, but there is more to explore. Take this second class to learn how to close out final grades at the end of the term, and how to analyze student and classroom performance. Get familiar with running reports, and learn tips on how to customize the gradebook to meet your needs.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Teachers
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
PowerTools
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Preparing End of year/term
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
ReportWorks 1
Get acquainted with ReportWorks in this double session. Learn how to set up report projects that school staff can use to run high-quality customized reports. Define filters to control the scope of the data. Practice creating layouts for the most common ReportWorks projects, such as mailing labels, form letters, and student lists. In the second half of the class, add to your project-making skill set. Practice creating advanced queries using boundaries, sorting and grouping tables, creating cross-tab reports and graphs, and working with layers.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
ReportWorks 2
Practice using the ReportWorks grade, report card, and transcript templates. Learn how to include attendance, honor roll, and class rank data in your reports. Explore the difference between the traditional grade and standards grade report card templates.
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Round Table – Scheduling
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Round Table – Secretary
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Show and Tell
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Skills for Principals, Asst. Principals & Counselors
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Standard Based Grading Setup and Report
Learn how to set up and use school-level standards at your district. Discover how standards and PowerSchool work together, how to create the import template for getting standards into PowerSchool, and how to maintain and store scores for standards. Finally, review the codes used for standards-based report cards.
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Office Staff, Registrar, Guidance Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience:Familiarity with Import/Export Functions
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Tlist – SQL – Dashboards
Details coming soon
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Using DDA and DDE
Discover how to work with and modify your data through Direct Database Access of PowerSchool tables. Practice using the Data Dictionary and identifying relationships between tables. Learn how to use layered searches and matched selections. Note: This class is appropriate only for individuals with access to DDA
Who should take this class:PowerSchool Admin, Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: experience with DDE
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
Using Powerschool System Reports
Learn how to manage the reports you will need throughout the year. Reports featured include: Class Roster report, Absentee report, Consecutive Absences report, report cards, grade verification reports, failure lists and mail-merge letters. This course is a review of IPT topics.
Who should take this class: PowerSchool Admin, Tech Coordinators, Technical Support Staff, School Administrators, Office Staff, Registrar, Guidance Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Visual Scheduler 7.6
PowerScheduler now incorporates a dynamic scheduling grid called Visual Scheduler. In this course, explore what scheduling tasks you need to complete before you can use the scheduling tool. Then, learn how to filter and sort your scheduling data to focus on specific courses or teachers. Finally, see how to make schedule changes using the Visual Scheduler tool.
Who should take this class: Technical Support Staff, Tech Coordinators, School Administrators, PowerSchool Admin, Registrar, Office Staff, Guidance Staff
Recommended Prior Training or Experience: Coming soon
Level: Intermediate Session: 90 minutes
What’s New in PowerSchool 7.6 – Deep Dive!
Come watch a demo of the product enhancements from the PowerSchool 7.5 and 7.6 releases.
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience:
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Inform Sessions 1
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Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience:
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Inform Sessions 2
Coming Soon
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience:
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes
Inform Sessions 3
Coming Soon
Who should take this class: All PowerSchool Users
Recommended Prior Training or Experience:
Level: Beginner Session: 90 minutes