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October 1 Report and PowerSchool Changes

posted Aug 31, 2010, 6:13 AM by lesplin@tech.washk12.org
Meeting Objectives
  • Prepare schools for the State October 1 clearing house upload. 
  • Introduce new procedures and PowerSchool changes.
  • Answer PowerSchool questions.
  • Share best practices.
  1. Sign in - when you get back to school and review the help page.
  2. October 1 Clearinghouse Upload
    1. Data validating reports and clearinghouse procedures.
    2. Instructional setting and concurrent enrollment (near the bottom of the sections screen) for new sections usually FF. See image below. 
    3. Ten Day Drop rule and discussion - Drops count as DO for state reports but we are paid for the 10 days. If a student is dropped on the same day they enroll they receive no membership but they don't count as a DO if we release them the day before school starts.
    4. Audit materials that need to be maintained: Requests for records, Signed SEOP and Course Requests, Transcripts, others?
  3. Procedures discussion
    1. PowerSchool Parent Portal Changes
      1. New Accounts - Parents only - help page
      2. Find Parent Accounts 
      3. Find Students' Parent Accounts 
      4. Edit Student and Parent Portal 
    2. Activities
      1. Activities and UHSAA upload report.
      2. Using Activities - First use district level activities then add school specific. 
    3. Power School Email
      1. Staff email - add and edit - uses.
      2. Student Email
      3. Parents without email?
      4. Electronic contact (p_email?)
      5. Email Reports and Progress reminders
    4. School Information - Entering and updating: School address and phone number, Principal Name, Admin emails etc. 
    5. PowerSchool Projects and Customization
      1. Link to projects
      2. Committee concept
  4. PowerSchool Reports
    1. Editing * (district reports) reports and consolidating reports and letters. 
    2. Using school information from PowerSchool.
    3. WCSD and QuickSQL Reports
  5. Questions