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Customer Education

Go beyond software with best-in-class training and professional development that delivers what you need, in a format that fits your schedule and budget. Our extensive professional learning programs help educators master the technology, best practices, and standards that make up the current education landscape.

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Expert Trainers

Our expert training staff has decades of combined experience and is committed to making PowerSchool an integral part of your district’s or school’s success.

Proven Methodology

Our training materials are designed to maximize learning retention by using real-world scenarios, in-depth demonstrations, and engaging hands-on practice.

District and School-Based Training

Training That Grows With You

New Users

  • Learn what you need to get up and running quickly
  • Designed for all learner levels
  • Built around teacher workflows

Intermediate/Advanced Users

  • Go beyond the basics and learn more
  • Focused on complex tasks
  • Working in the software to solve real problems

Delivered How and When You Need It

Onsite Training

  • Expert trainer in your school or district
  • Easy communication between trainer and learners
  • Hands-on help and support
  • Exclusive or multi-customer

Remote Training

  • Live expert trainer
  • Delivered via webinar
  • Greater scheduling flexibility
  • Affordable training option
  • Exclusive or multi-customer

Professional Development Subscriptions

Designed to supplement instructor-led professional development, our subscriptions are a scalable way to meet the ongoing training needs of every teacher and staff member. 

Professional Development Plus (PD+) Subscription

  • 150+ short video tutorials that provide quick answers
  • Monthly, live webinars on topics most requested by our customers
  • 60+ 1-hour, interactive and fun courses on a variety of subjects
  • Great way to train new teachers
  • Source for quick refresher training
  • Keep up with new product releases

PowerLab

  • Latest technology used to provide a small, virtual class environment
  • 100% of time engaged in learning exercises in the software
  • 60-90 minute live, instructor-led sessions
  • Great way to train new teachers
  • Source for quick refresher training
  • Keep up with new product releases

Professional Learning Services

Our extensive professional learning programs help educators master the technology, best practices, and standards of today’s education landscape. These professional development sessions are led by veteran education leaders (coaches) who have deep knowledge of how classrooms, schools, and districts operate.

Accountability Mandates and Requirements

  • ACT assessment readiness
  • State compliance
  • Project-based learning
  • Positive school climate

Technology-Infused Learning

  • Maximizing your LMS
  • BYOD and 1:1
  • Digital content creation
  • Digital assessment building

Harnessing Data in Education

  • Consistent data collection
  • Understanding key data factors
  • Effective data meetings
  • Using data to make decisions (for curriculum, instruction, intervention, attendance, discipline, and achievement)

Professional Learning Delivery Options

Our goal is to develop a professional learning plan that meets your district’s specific needs. We collaborate with you to design a delivery plan that works best for your district leaders and teachers.

Commonly Used Delivery Methods

  • Grade-level or content-area team coaching
  • Individualized leadership coaching
  • 1 v 1 or small-group teacher mentoring
  • 1 v 1 job embedded teacher coaching
  • Train the trainer

PowerSchool training helps our staff stay current with best practices. We like to host regional training events because districts from around the country and even Canada give us perspectives we may not have otherwise considered.

Andrew Schmitt

Director of technology, Bloom Township District 206

Conferences and Training Events

Conferences

PowerSchool University

  • Four days of intensive training
  • Product certifications available
  • Opportunity to network and learn from colleagues
  • Held in several cities throughout the United States

PowerSchool Learning Summit (Formerly Chalkable Annual Conference)

  • Professional development focus
  • Wide range of product training sessions
  • More than 100 of our PD offerings
  • Hot topics and trends in leadership and instruction
  • Latest methods and strategies to increase instructional efficacy

Regional Training Events

PowerSchool offers regional instructor led courses for multiple customers. Individual seats are available for events in your area. Let us know if you are interested in hosting a training event at your facility. Frequent regional events include:

Master Scheduler Builder Workshop

  • Geared toward those new to scheduling
  • Learn scheduling logic
  • Build a full schedule

PowerScheduler Trainings

  • Prepare to build your schedule
  • Build your schedule
  • Load your master schedule

PowerSchool Summit Series

  • Practical ways to use technology in the classsroom
  • Leverage technology to engage students
  • Leader and teacher focused

Certification Programs

Our certification programs equip educators with the knowledge and confidence they need to train teachers in their districts. Certification requires participants to pass an assessment.

PowerTeacher Pro

  • PowerTeacher Pro for Teachers (Part One and Part Two)
  • PowerTeacher Pro for Administrators
  • Standards-Based Grading Setup

Initial Product Training Certification:
Level I

  • Searching in PowerSchool SIS
  • Using Group Functions
  • Attendance, Enrollment, and Scheduling

District Certification: Level II/Advanced

  • Setup and Reporting
  • Attendance and Grades
  • PowerSchool Data

PowerScheduler

  • Load Process
  • Prepare to Build Process
  • Build Workshop Process

Unified Classroom

  • Unified Classroom Solutions Overview
  • Unified Classroom Class Pages
  • Unified Classroom Assessment
  • Unified Classroom Grading

Enterprise Reporting

  • Enterprise Reporting for Report Users
  • Enterprise Reporting for APEX Report Builders
  • Intermediate and Advanced SQL courses

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