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Monday, April 8
 

8:30am

Quick Export and Excel
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to export data from PowerSchool and use Excel to massage your data

Presenters

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Monday April 8, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Kaw Nation

8:30am

Start of Year Setup
Limited Capacity seats available

While the tasks outlined in the Start of Year Set Up are not all required, many are recommended as best practices that will help ensure a successful school year.  You will perform the tasks after completing the End of Year process for a recently completed school year. 

These steps are intended for PowerSchool district administrators whose districts meet the following criteria:

•The PowerSchool End of Year Process is complete for the previous school year

•Students have valid school enrollments for the upcoming school year, meaning they have been promoted, demoted, or retained

•Scheduling is complete for the upcoming school year

•Summer school is complete


Presenters
avatar for Wanda McGuire

Wanda McGuire

Secretary, Labette County High School
I'm a mother of 1 girl, 2 boys, and have 2 granddaughters. I've been a school secretary for 20 years in USD 506. The first 9 years were at one of our 5 grade schools, the remaining years I have been at the high school. I am in the PS Admin, in charge of the district state uploads... Read More →



Monday April 8, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Flint Hills

8:30am

PowerSchool Registration
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session on PowerSchool Registration.

Presenters

Monday April 8, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Alcove

8:30am

Contact Management
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about the new feature of 12.0 student contacts.   This new feature allows schools to track multiple adults that are associate with a student.   Learn how to add multiple adults contacts to for a student and connect other students to the contact.   Learn to search for contacts and add additional information such as additional cell phones to the contact.

Presenters
avatar for Sheri

Sheri

Administrator, Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative
The Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative assists member districts with PowerSchool. I am the administrator for the cooperative. PowerSchool has been my focus for the past 8 years. Before taking my current position, I was a guidance counselor and teacher. I enjoy working school districts... Read More →



Monday April 8, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Big Basin

8:30am

Beginning Excel
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn: the anatomy of the worksheet, first formulas, fill down, absolute & relative cell reference, freeze panes, and how Sort/Filter can be used for data cleanup. This is a hands on class with a spreadsheet provided. Excel on device is needed to work along.

Presenters
avatar for Tera Roblyer

Tera Roblyer

Director of Communications & Information Systems, El Reno Public Schools, El Reno, OK
Tera has been employed with El Reno Public Schools for 26 years. She became the PowerSchool Administrator when her district implemented PowerSchool in 2008. Areas of expertise: Excel, Secretarial tasks, Storing grades, Searching, New user issues, and OK State Reporting,



Monday April 8, 2019 8:30am - 10:40am
Konza Prairie

9:40am

PowerSchool 101 for Secretaries
Limited Capacity full

This session is designed for Secretaries fairly new to PowerSchool. We will cover some of the more common screens used by counselors, registrars and secretaries. For example: Start Screen – tips for searching, Quick Look Up Screen - how to add/edit/remove alerts, Historical Grades Screen – how to update/back fill transcripts, How to use the Special Functions Search for common things (failing grades, log entries).

Presenters
avatar for Carrie Whalen

Carrie Whalen

Technology Coordinator, Remington USD 206



Monday April 8, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Flint Hills

9:40am

Bright Arrow
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session by the vendor Bright Arrow.

Presenters

Monday April 8, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Vendors/Hall

9:40am

PowerSchool Unified Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session on PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

Presenters

Monday April 8, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Alcove

9:40am

PowerSchool Tips, Tricks and Gotchas
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about shortcuts, multiple tabs, quick and fast queries and searches that will make your life easier. Learn about the most common errors and how to avoid them. Learn common Tips-N-Tricks, where to find answers for the KIDs Collection and KSDE KID’s data upload.   

Current Session documentation https://goo.gl/dVe5C6


Presenters
avatar for Brian Bell

Brian Bell

Technology Facilitator, Ell-Saline USD307
Brian A. Bell has been in Information Technology since the 80's in various functions. Since 2002 he has been the Technology Facilitator for the Ell-Saline USD307 District. Ell-Saline has used PowerSchool as the District’s SIS since 2006. If it has or uses a power source and/or has... Read More →


Monday April 8, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Kaw Nation

10:50am

E-Funds
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session by the vendor E-Funds.

Presenters

Monday April 8, 2019 10:50am - 11:50am
Vendors/Hall

10:50am

Student Searching
Limited Capacity full

Is there information you would to see and not sure how to find it, then this session is for you. The key to using PowerSchool successfully is learning how to perform searches. We will go through basic student searches to help make your life easier. There are 2 sessions one for Administrators and one for Secretaries. The basics will be the same but we will cover searches on what pertains to the audience in the sessions.

Presenters
avatar for Karen Piper

Karen Piper

Powerschool Admin/Technology Assistant, USD243 Lebo/Waverly
I have been working with Powerschool for 16 years. Besides being in charge of Powerschool and KIDS, I also teach K-5th grade elementary computer skills at Lebo and Waverly. I am also the Director of the Lebo Afterschool program. Part of my job is to assist the technology director... Read More →



Monday April 8, 2019 10:50am - 11:50am
Flint Hills

10:50am

Massaging the Data
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever have those students who slipped through the cracks…graduated students, students who left, returned, and an EXIT record was never sent? Want a quick and easy process to clear out or enter assessment data? This and more will be covered in this session.

Presenters
avatar for Karla Murray

Karla Murray

Student Data Coordinator, Shawnee Heights USD 450
I am the mother of two daughters, grandmother of five grandchildren, and have been married to the same man for 35 years. I started my career in K-12 education in 1991, working four years as elementary secretary, and sixteen years as technology coordinator in Goodland, KS. I am in... Read More →


Monday April 8, 2019 10:50am - 11:50am
Konza Prairie

10:50am

Open Lab & Help Desk - Object Reports & Misc
Limited Capacity seats available

This open lab is available to spend time working on new skills you have learned or as uninterrupted time to work on projects you might not otherwise get to.

Presenters
avatar for Brian Bell

Brian Bell

Technology Facilitator, Ell-Saline USD307
Brian A. Bell has been in Information Technology since the 80's in various functions. Since 2002 he has been the Technology Facilitator for the Ell-Saline USD307 District. Ell-Saline has used PowerSchool as the District’s SIS since 2006. If it has or uses a power source and/or has... Read More →
avatar for Wanda McGuire

Wanda McGuire

Secretary, Labette County High School
I'm a mother of 1 girl, 2 boys, and have 2 granddaughters. I've been a school secretary for 20 years in USD 506. The first 9 years were at one of our 5 grade schools, the remaining years I have been at the high school. I am in the PS Admin, in charge of the district state uploads... Read More →
avatar for Tera Roblyer

Tera Roblyer

Director of Communications & Information Systems, El Reno Public Schools, El Reno, OK
Tera has been employed with El Reno Public Schools for 26 years. She became the PowerSchool Administrator when her district implemented PowerSchool in 2008. Areas of expertise: Excel, Secretarial tasks, Storing grades, Searching, New user issues, and OK State Reporting,


Monday April 8, 2019 10:50am - 11:50am
Kaw Nation

10:50am

Open Lab & Help Desk - Contacts & CRDC
Limited Capacity seats available

Come to the lab with questions about Contacts or CRDC or spend time working on new skills you have learned or as uninterrupted time to work on projects you might not otherwise get to.

Presenters
avatar for Sheri

Sheri

Administrator, Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative
The Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative assists member districts with PowerSchool. I am the administrator for the cooperative. PowerSchool has been my focus for the past 8 years. Before taking my current position, I was a guidance counselor and teacher. I enjoy working school districts... Read More →
avatar for Chris Rogge

Chris Rogge

Technology Assistant, Abilene Pulbic Schools
Chris works for the Abilene School district part-time working with teachers, staff and administrators using PowerSchool and third party applications that integrate with PowerSchool.  Chris also does contract work for ESU 5 service center in Beatrice, Nebraska supported 55 schools... Read More →


Monday April 8, 2019 10:50am - 11:50am
Big Basin

1:15pm

Object Reports
Limited Capacity filling up

Object reports can be used to create letters, certificates and reports pulling fields from PS and then adding pictures, boxes, and lines.  We will go over how to change an existing report or create a new one which can be used by just one school or all in the district.  We will also go over how to import a report from other users or how to export to share.

Presenters
avatar for Wanda McGuire

Wanda McGuire

Secretary, Labette County High School
I'm a mother of 1 girl, 2 boys, and have 2 granddaughters. I've been a school secretary for 20 years in USD 506. The first 9 years were at one of our 5 grade schools, the remaining years I have been at the high school. I am in the PS Admin, in charge of the district state uploads... Read More →



Monday April 8, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Kings

1:15pm

PowerSchool Registration Demo
Limited Capacity seats available

A demonstration of PowerSchool Registration.

Presenters

Monday April 8, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Alcove

1:15pm

AccelaSchool
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session by the vendor Accela School.

Presenters
avatar for Kelly Duffy

Kelly Duffy

Regional Sales Director, AccelaSchool
I'm based out of Pittsburgh, PA representing AccelaSchool. I work with K-12 school districts nationwide identifying inefficiencies and helping them run more like a business. School personnel should talk with me and attend this session to learn how to create a more paperless environment... Read More →


Monday April 8, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Vendors/Hall

1:15pm

Enterprise Reporting Built-In Reports
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn the first step to working with Enterprise Reporting Reports. You will learn how to take the canned ER reports and turn them into your own creation!

Presenters
avatar for Ken Clay

Ken Clay

SIS Administrator, Clearwater USD 264
I have been involved with PowerSchool since 2008. I serve as the PowerSchool and State Reporting Administrator the Clearwater USD 264 School District in Clearwater, KS.



Monday April 8, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Flint Hills

1:15pm

Open Lab & Help Desk - Contacts
Limited Capacity seats available

Come to the lab with questions about Contacts or spend time working on new skills you have learned or as uninterrupted time to work on projects you might not otherwise get to.

Presenters
avatar for Sheri

Sheri

Administrator, Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative
The Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative assists member districts with PowerSchool. I am the administrator for the cooperative. PowerSchool has been my focus for the past 8 years. Before taking my current position, I was a guidance counselor and teacher. I enjoy working school districts... Read More →
avatar for Whitney McGinnis

Whitney McGinnis

Academic Counselor, Maur Hill-Mount Academy
My name is Whitney McGinnis and I am in my 8th year as the Academic Counselor at Maur Hill - Mount Academy in Atchison, KS. My school has ~225 students from 17 different countries and 16 different states. My school uses a flex-mod schedule for our classes. As part of my job, I take... Read More →
avatar for Chris Rogge

Chris Rogge

Technology Assistant, Abilene Pulbic Schools
Chris works for the Abilene School district part-time working with teachers, staff and administrators using PowerSchool and third party applications that integrate with PowerSchool.  Chris also does contract work for ESU 5 service center in Beatrice, Nebraska supported 55 schools... Read More →


Monday April 8, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Big Basin

2:25pm

Searching PowerSchool
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to search and find students.

Presenters

Monday April 8, 2019 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Kings

2:25pm

Make ReportWorks - Work!
Limited Capacity seats available

Basic Reportworks session with hands-on report building including labels, form letters, and grade data reports.  To fully benefit from this session, please check that you have a ReportWorks Developer link showing at the bottom of the main menu with your PowerSchool login.   Check that it will open for you.  Although I will be able to offer suggestions, I will not be able to get your ReportWorks Developer access.  Only your PS admin is able to do that.

Presenters
avatar for Ken Clay

Ken Clay

SIS Administrator, Clearwater USD 264
I have been involved with PowerSchool since 2008. I serve as the PowerSchool and State Reporting Administrator the Clearwater USD 264 School District in Clearwater, KS.



Monday April 8, 2019 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Kaw Nation

2:25pm

A Day in the Life of a Secretary
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will go through features that a secretary would use on a daily basis.

Presenters
avatar for Tera Roblyer

Tera Roblyer

Director of Communications & Information Systems, El Reno Public Schools, El Reno, OK
Tera has been employed with El Reno Public Schools for 26 years. She became the PowerSchool Administrator when her district implemented PowerSchool in 2008. Areas of expertise: Excel, Secretarial tasks, Storing grades, Searching, New user issues, and OK State Reporting,



Monday April 8, 2019 2:25pm - 4:35pm
Konza Prairie

3:35pm

The Secretary and the Gradebook
Limited Capacity seats available

When teachers have a problem with their gradebook, the Secretary may be one of the first people they come to. But you don't have a gradebook so it is hard to answer their questions. This session will help you understand what they see and what types of things you may be able to do to help.

Presenters
avatar for Carrie Whalen

Carrie Whalen

Technology Coordinator, Remington USD 206



Monday April 8, 2019 3:35pm - 4:35pm
Kings

3:35pm

PowerSchool Tips, Tricks and Gotchas
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about shortcuts, multiple tabs, quick and fast queries and searches that will make your life easier. Learn about the most common errors and how to avoid them. Learn common Tips-N-Tricks, where to find answers for the KIDs Collection and KSDE KID’s data upload.   

Current Session documentation https://goo.gl/dVe5C6


Presenters
avatar for Brian Bell

Brian Bell

Technology Facilitator, Ell-Saline USD307
Brian A. Bell has been in Information Technology since the 80's in various functions. Since 2002 he has been the Technology Facilitator for the Ell-Saline USD307 District. Ell-Saline has used PowerSchool as the District’s SIS since 2006. If it has or uses a power source and/or has... Read More →


Monday April 8, 2019 3:35pm - 4:35pm
Big Basin

3:35pm

Open Lab & Help Desk - ReportWorks
Limited Capacity seats available

This open lab is available to spend time creating Reportworks reports or spend time working on new skills you have learned or as uninterrupted time to work on projects you might not otherwise get to.

Presenters
avatar for Ken Clay

Ken Clay

SIS Administrator, Clearwater USD 264
I have been involved with PowerSchool since 2008. I serve as the PowerSchool and State Reporting Administrator the Clearwater USD 264 School District in Clearwater, KS.



Monday April 8, 2019 3:35pm - 4:35pm
Vendors/Hall
 
Tuesday, April 9
 

8:30am

Beginning Customizations
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will mostly benefit users that have access to their PowerSchool server's file system or the Custom Page Management tool. Users will be learn how to begin customizing PowerSchool web pages. We will be covering some of the special tags that can be used in PowerSchool pages.

Presenters
avatar for Eric Schaitel

Eric Schaitel

Developer, Marcia Brenner Associates
Eric has been working with PowerSchool at Marcia Brenner Associates since 2009. His focus has included PowerSchool customization, state reporting, and plugin development. He is the developer responsible for popular plugins such as the Report Card Creator, Fees Plugin, and Adaptive... Read More →


Tuesday April 9, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Tuttle/McDowell

8:30am

End of Year Reports
Limited Capacity seats available

We will go over several reports that should be ran and saved before completing the End Of Year Process.

Presenters
avatar for Wanda McGuire

Wanda McGuire

Secretary, Labette County High School
I'm a mother of 1 girl, 2 boys, and have 2 granddaughters. I've been a school secretary for 20 years in USD 506. The first 9 years were at one of our 5 grade schools, the remaining years I have been at the high school. I am in the PS Admin, in charge of the district state uploads... Read More →



Tuesday April 9, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Kaw Nation

8:30am

Oklahoma State Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

Discuss any state relevant information as it pertains to PowerSchool.

Presenters

Tuesday April 9, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Vendors/Hall

8:30am

Photo Management
Limited Capacity seats available

This document will cover the basics of creating a Roster file for the photographer, manipulation of the data received from the photographer and importing of the photos into PowerSchool.

Current Documentation for this session can be found at;  https://goo.gl/nP5Y9Z

Presenters
avatar for Brian Bell

Brian Bell

Technology Facilitator, Ell-Saline USD307
Brian A. Bell has been in Information Technology since the 80's in various functions. Since 2002 he has been the Technology Facilitator for the Ell-Saline USD307 District. Ell-Saline has used PowerSchool as the District’s SIS since 2006. If it has or uses a power source and/or has... Read More →


Tuesday April 9, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Kings

8:30am

PowerSchool Unified Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session on PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

Presenters

Tuesday April 9, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Alcove

8:30am

Contact Management
Limited Capacity seats available

How does moving to the contacts screen impact districts? How process adjustments would be reviewed.

Presenters
avatar for Sheri

Sheri

Administrator, Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative
The Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative assists member districts with PowerSchool. I am the administrator for the cooperative. PowerSchool has been my focus for the past 8 years. Before taking my current position, I was a guidance counselor and teacher. I enjoy working school districts... Read More →
avatar for Chris Rogge

Chris Rogge

Technology Assistant, Abilene Pulbic Schools
Chris works for the Abilene School district part-time working with teachers, staff and administrators using PowerSchool and third party applications that integrate with PowerSchool.  Chris also does contract work for ESU 5 service center in Beatrice, Nebraska supported 55 schools... Read More →



Tuesday April 9, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Big Basin

9:40am

How to Use the PowerSchool App
Limited Capacity seats available

How Parents and students use the Powerschool App

Presenters
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Mike Liby

Technology Director, Abilene Public Schools
I have worked for the Abilene Public Schools for 21 years.


Tuesday April 9, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Kings

9:40am

Exporting Non PowerSchool Software
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to create an Export Template to use for exporting data to ACT Aspire, ASQ (Kindergarten Snap Shot), NWEA MAP, Career Cruising.

Presenters
avatar for Karla Renteria

Karla Renteria

Technology Coordinator/PowerSchool Admin, Catholic Diocese of Wichita - CSO
I have worked in the Catholic Schools for 15 years. Our diocese started using PowerSchool in 2004. I became the District PowerSchool Administrator in May 2014. We have 38 schools with 10,000 students.


Tuesday April 9, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Konza Prairie

9:40am

Missouri State Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

Discuss any state relevant information as it pertains to PowerSchool.

Presenters

Tuesday April 9, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Alcove

9:40am

Group Functions
Limited Capacity seats available

Presenters

Tuesday April 9, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Kaw Nation

9:40am

AccelaSchool
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session by the vendor Accela School.

Presenters
avatar for Kelly Duffy

Kelly Duffy

Regional Sales Director, AccelaSchool
I'm based out of Pittsburgh, PA representing AccelaSchool. I work with K-12 school districts nationwide identifying inefficiencies and helping them run more like a business. School personnel should talk with me and attend this session to learn how to create a more paperless environment... Read More →


Tuesday April 9, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Vendors/Hall

9:40am

Beginning Excel
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn: the anatomy of the worksheet, first formulas, fill down, absolute & relative cell reference, freeze panes, and how Sort/Filter can be used for data cleanup. This is a hands on class with a spreadsheet provided. Excel on device is needed to work along.

Presenters
avatar for Tera Roblyer

Tera Roblyer

Director of Communications & Information Systems, El Reno Public Schools, El Reno, OK
Tera has been employed with El Reno Public Schools for 26 years. She became the PowerSchool Administrator when her district implemented PowerSchool in 2008. Areas of expertise: Excel, Secretarial tasks, Storing grades, Searching, New user issues, and OK State Reporting,



Tuesday April 9, 2019 9:40am - 11:50am
Flint Hills

10:50am

Going Paperless
Limited Capacity filling up

Session describing how our District went Paperless regarding grade cards, communication and "basic" registration

Presenters
avatar for Tina Hickson

Tina Hickson

High School Secretary, Data Clerk & PowerSchool Admin, USD 208
I am the USD 208 High School Secretary and Data Clerk. I have worked with PowerSchool for 10 years. I am the District PowerSchool Admin and the District KIDS Coordinator. I also work with KCCMS, EDCS, Pathways, Google, School Messenger, KITE and Career Cruising. I am willing to answer... Read More →



Tuesday April 9, 2019 10:50am - 11:50am
Kings

10:50am

E-Funds
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session by the vendor E-Funds.

Presenters

Tuesday April 9, 2019 10:50am - 11:50am
Vendors/Hall

10:50am

Open Lab & Help Desk
Limited Capacity seats available

This open lab is available to spend time working on new skills you have learned or as uninterrupted time to work on projects you might not otherwise get to.

Presenters
avatar for Davonna Willits

Davonna Willits

Registrar, Winfield Public Schools
My daytime job is with Winfield Public Schools where I am the Registrar. I love my job and look forward to going to work just about every day. I have held many positions over the course of my 36  years with Winfield and 16 of those using and managing  PowerSchool. Each day is a... Read More →
avatar for Karla Murray

Karla Murray

Student Data Coordinator, Shawnee Heights USD 450
I am the mother of two daughters, grandmother of five grandchildren, and have been married to the same man for 35 years. I started my career in K-12 education in 1991, working four years as elementary secretary, and sixteen years as technology coordinator in Goodland, KS. I am in... Read More →
avatar for David Herbert

David Herbert

Director of Information Services, Haysville Public Schools - USD261
David Herbert is the Director of Information Technology for Haysville, USD261, in Haysville, Kansas. He has been in this position for 33 years and has programmed in several different programming languages. Hired in 1987, mainly as a programmer, his duties today are quite different... Read More →


Tuesday April 9, 2019 10:50am - 11:50am
Kaw Nation

1:15pm

Using DDE and Pivot Tables
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to use DDE or Quick Export to get multiple fields out of PS.  We will then go over using Pivot Tables to give you a quick access of the data pulled which can cut hours off of calculation times for large reports.

Presenters
avatar for Wanda McGuire

Wanda McGuire

Secretary, Labette County High School
I'm a mother of 1 girl, 2 boys, and have 2 granddaughters. I've been a school secretary for 20 years in USD 506. The first 9 years were at one of our 5 grade schools, the remaining years I have been at the high school. I am in the PS Admin, in charge of the district state uploads... Read More →



Tuesday April 9, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Flint Hills

1:15pm

Bright Arrow
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session by the vendor Bright Arrow.

Presenters

Tuesday April 9, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Vendors/Hall

1:15pm

PowerSchool Registration
Limited Capacity seats available

An informational session on PowerSchool Registration.

Presenters

Tuesday April 9, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Alcove

1:15pm

OKLA-PSUG & Open Lab & Help Desk
Limited Capacity seats available

This room will be open both for the OKLA-PSUG group to meet and an open lab is available to spend time working on new skills you have learned or as uninterrupted time to work on projects you might not otherwise get to.

Presenters
avatar for Tera Roblyer

Tera Roblyer

Director of Communications & Information Systems, El Reno Public Schools, El Reno, OK
Tera has been employed with El Reno Public Schools for 26 years. She became the PowerSchool Administrator when her district implemented PowerSchool in 2008. Areas of expertise: Excel, Secretarial tasks, Storing grades, Searching, New user issues, and OK State Reporting,


Tuesday April 9, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Kaw Nation

2:25pm

Historical Grades
Limited Capacity seats available

Overview of Historical Grades and how to input both individual and multiple grades

Presenters
avatar for Whitney McGinnis

Whitney McGinnis

Academic Counselor, Maur Hill-Mount Academy
My name is Whitney McGinnis and I am in my 8th year as the Academic Counselor at Maur Hill - Mount Academy in Atchison, KS. My school has ~225 students from 17 different countries and 16 different states. My school uses a flex-mod schedule for our classes. As part of my job, I take... Read More →



Tuesday April 9, 2019 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Flint Hills

2:25pm

Preparing for the End of the School Year
Limited Capacity filling up

This is not the End of Year Process Guide but additional items that should be done to ensure a smooth start to next term. Simple guidelines about the preparation of data for next year. Including but not limited to why use Graduation Year, Removing KIDs Override fields, which students need exit reports sent to KIDs. How to handle NO Show students at the start of next term.

https://goo.gl/xJUmc9  

Presenters
avatar for Brian Bell

Brian Bell

Technology Facilitator, Ell-Saline USD307
Brian A. Bell has been in Information Technology since the 80's in various functions. Since 2002 he has been the Technology Facilitator for the Ell-Saline USD307 District. Ell-Saline has used PowerSchool as the District’s SIS since 2006. If it has or uses a power source and/or has... Read More →


Tuesday April 9, 2019 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Konza Prairie

2:25pm

A Day in the LIfe of a Secretary
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will go through features that a secretary would use on a daily basis.

Presenters
avatar for Tera Roblyer

Tera Roblyer

Director of Communications & Information Systems, El Reno Public Schools, El Reno, OK
Tera has been employed with El Reno Public Schools for 26 years. She became the PowerSchool Administrator when her district implemented PowerSchool in 2008. Areas of expertise: Excel, Secretarial tasks, Storing grades, Searching, New user issues, and OK State Reporting,



Tuesday April 9, 2019 2:25pm - 4:35pm
Kaw Nation

3:35pm

KIDs TEST Assessment Field Values
Limited Capacity seats available

Instructional how-to and walk through on resetting the assessment values in PowerSchool. Finding and choosing the correct assessment and grade levels.

https://goo.gl/rA88q6


Presenters
avatar for Brian Bell

Brian Bell

Technology Facilitator, Ell-Saline USD307
Brian A. Bell has been in Information Technology since the 80's in various functions. Since 2002 he has been the Technology Facilitator for the Ell-Saline USD307 District. Ell-Saline has used PowerSchool as the District’s SIS since 2006. If it has or uses a power source and/or has... Read More →



Tuesday April 9, 2019 3:35pm - 4:35pm
Konza Prairie

3:35pm

Codes for Reports
Limited Capacity filling up

Have you ever wondered how to get data from PowerSchool into a Form Letter, Mailing Label or other reports? This session will walk you through the most common codes used for these reports.

Presenters
avatar for Bonnie Saranko

Bonnie Saranko

Database Specialist, Andover Public Schools
Bonnie Saranko is currently the Database Specialist for Andover Public Schools. She started as the Registrar at Andover High School in 1997 and moved to her current position in the Technology Department in 2005. Her many duties include PowerSchool District Administrator and District... Read More →



Tuesday April 9, 2019 3:35pm - 4:35pm
Kings

3:35pm

Nebraska State Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

Discuss any state relevant information as it pertains to PowerSchool.

Presenters

Tuesday April 9, 2019 3:35pm - 4:35pm
Alcove

3:35pm

Open Lab & Help Desk - Contacts
Limited Capacity seats available

Bring your questions about contacts and merging accounts to this session. Chris and Sheri will be available to help answer your questions.

Presenters
avatar for Sheri

Sheri

Administrator, Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative
The Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative assists member districts with PowerSchool. I am the administrator for the cooperative. PowerSchool has been my focus for the past 8 years. Before taking my current position, I was a guidance counselor and teacher. I enjoy working school districts... Read More →
avatar for Chris Rogge

Chris Rogge

Technology Assistant, Abilene Pulbic Schools
Chris works for the Abilene School district part-time working with teachers, staff and administrators using PowerSchool and third party applications that integrate with PowerSchool.  Chris also does contract work for ESU 5 service center in Beatrice, Nebraska supported 55 schools... Read More →


Tuesday April 9, 2019 3:35pm - 4:35pm
Big Basin
 
Wednesday, April 10
 

8:30am

Colorado Roundtable
Limited Capacity seats available

Discuss any state relevant information as it pertains to PowerSchool.

Wednesday April 10, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Vendors/Hall

8:30am

Attendance in PS12
Limited Capacity full

Learn more about PowerSchool’s new clock in/clock out attendance feature in PowerSchool 12. Clock in/Clock out function can be used with meeting attendance. As a student is clocked in/out, Powerschool will calculate the student’s presence/absence amount based on minutes attended.

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Sheri

Administrator, Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative
The Nebraska PowerSchool Cooperative assists member districts with PowerSchool. I am the administrator for the cooperative. PowerSchool has been my focus for the past 8 years. Before taking my current position, I was a guidance counselor and teacher. I enjoy working school districts... Read More →



Wednesday April 10, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Alcove

8:30am

PowerSchool, KIDS and Kansas Assessment
Limited Capacity seats available

Documentation of most recent PowerSchool, KiDS and Kansas Assessment changes that affect the KSDE KIDS uploads. Examples of how to prepare your data to avoid issues when uploading to KSDE. Includes references to source information.  ' 

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Brian Bell

Technology Facilitator, Ell-Saline USD307
Brian A. Bell has been in Information Technology since the 80's in various functions. Since 2002 he has been the Technology Facilitator for the Ell-Saline USD307 District. Ell-Saline has used PowerSchool as the District’s SIS since 2006. If it has or uses a power source and/or has... Read More →


Wednesday April 10, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Kaw Nation

8:30am

2 HTML/CSS
Limited Capacity seats available

PowerSchool is a website, and websites are laid out using HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and styled with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). This session will teach you the basic of both, including the usual HTML tags, their default display behavior, and how to alter their appearance with CSS. We will also cover CSS selectors, IDs, and classes, as well as HTML forms. This is the first course to start learning about PowerSchool customization.

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Eric Schaitel

Developer, Marcia Brenner Associates
Eric has been working with PowerSchool at Marcia Brenner Associates since 2009. His focus has included PowerSchool customization, state reporting, and plugin development. He is the developer responsible for popular plugins such as the Report Card Creator, Fees Plugin, and Adaptive... Read More →


Wednesday April 10, 2019 8:30am - 10:40am
Tuttle/McDowell

9:40am

Kansas State Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

KSDE staff will give insight into any upcoming changes for the 19-20 school year. They will also cover data quality best practices.

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Sarah Palubinski

Agency Training Coordinator/Kansas K-12 E-Rate Coordinator, Kansas Department of Education



Wednesday April 10, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Kaw Nation

9:40am

Student Searching
Limited Capacity seats available

Is there information you would to see and not sure how to find it, then this session is for you. The key to using PowerSchool successfully is learning how to perform searches. We will go through basic student searches to help make your life easier. There are 2 sessions one for Administrators and one for Secretaries. The basics will be the same but we will cover searches on what pertains to the audience in the sessions.

Presenters
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Karen Piper

Powerschool Admin/Technology Assistant, USD243 Lebo/Waverly
I have been working with Powerschool for 16 years. Besides being in charge of Powerschool and KIDS, I also teach K-5th grade elementary computer skills at Lebo and Waverly. I am also the Director of the Lebo Afterschool program. Part of my job is to assist the technology director... Read More →



Wednesday April 10, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
Alcove

10:50am

Questions & Answers with Eric Schaitel
Limited Capacity seats available

Presenters
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Eric Schaitel

Developer, Marcia Brenner Associates
Eric has been working with PowerSchool at Marcia Brenner Associates since 2009. His focus has included PowerSchool customization, state reporting, and plugin development. He is the developer responsible for popular plugins such as the Report Card Creator, Fees Plugin, and Adaptive... Read More →


Wednesday April 10, 2019 10:50am - 11:25am
Tuttle/McDowell

10:50am

Massaging the Data
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever have those students who slipped through the cracks…graduated students, students who left, returned, and an EXIT record was never sent? Want a quick and easy process to clear out or enter assessment data? This and more will be covered in this session.

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Karla Murray

Student Data Coordinator, Shawnee Heights USD 450
I am the mother of two daughters, grandmother of five grandchildren, and have been married to the same man for 35 years. I started my career in K-12 education in 1991, working four years as elementary secretary, and sixteen years as technology coordinator in Goodland, KS. I am in... Read More →


Wednesday April 10, 2019 10:50am - 11:25am
Kaw Nation

1:10pm

PowerSchool Kansas State Reporting
Limited Capacity seats available

Discuss any state relevant information as it pertains to PowerSchool.

Presenters

Wednesday April 10, 2019 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Kaw Nation

1:10pm

Tech UnWind
Limited Capacity seats available

Network, discuss current topics, and get help with your most pressing PowerSchool issues. Everyone is an expert at something, so join the discussion, find the answers or give advice about PowerSchook and KIDs.

Presenters
avatar for Brian Bell

Brian Bell

Technology Facilitator, Ell-Saline USD307
Brian A. Bell has been in Information Technology since the 80's in various functions. Since 2002 he has been the Technology Facilitator for the Ell-Saline USD307 District. Ell-Saline has used PowerSchool as the District’s SIS since 2006. If it has or uses a power source and/or has... Read More →


Wednesday April 10, 2019 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Tuttle/McDowell