Presentation on theme: "Archdiocese Of Baltimore PowerSchool"— Presentation transcript:
1 Archdiocese Of Baltimore PowerSchool Parent Access
2 Power School Features Secure Web-based Evaluate Student Progress Anytime, Anywhere Authorized AccessWeb-basedEvaluate Student ProgressEnhanced Communication
3 PurposeProvide additional means of communication about students’ academic performance to parents/guardiansIt is not a replacement for other forms of communication (parent/teacher conferences) or official student records (i.e. Progress Reports)
4 Servers are located in California SecurityServers are located in CaliforniaSSL (Secure Socket Layer) is installed on all AOB servers128 bit encryptionSame security used by banks and financial institutions
5 Parent Access Educate all audiences Parent Access Process Faculty, Public, School Board, PastorsParent Access ProcessOpen access on servers around interims (PowerSchool assigns usernames + passwords).Parents must sign consent/disclaimer form and attend training before being allowed access.Parents must be current with tuition and school fees.Separated or divorced parents will be given one password.
6 DisclaimerDISCLAIMER: Parent access to PowerSchool is provided as a convenience. Grades and other information provided by this system are not official records and may or may not be accurate. Neither the School, the Archdiocese of Baltimore, nor Apple Computer, Inc. accepts any responsibility for information provided by this system and/or for any damages resulting from information provided by this system. To obtain official grades and student records, or to request correction of information on the system, please contact the School.
7 Parent AccessParents Must Sign the Form below (with disclaimer) in order to receive their child’s log in ID and password.I/we have attended the orientation session for parent access.I/we understand and agree to follow the guidelines as statedin the video and as outlined in the parent access letter.Signature (Date) Print Name
8 You must insert your server number here Logging Onhttps://baltimore6.powerschool.com/public↑You must insert your server number here→Type in the username and password provided by your school and click on
9 Attendance Taken once a day by teachers Period 01(A) is used to determine absences or tardies by teachers. Office staff make changes.Absence code legend – see your school handbookProgress Report will give accurate count
11 NotificationParents/Guardians may choose to have automatic notification for grades, attendance, all assignments and school announcements depending upon the box(es) you check.Parents/Guardians may also determine how often is sent using the drop down menu.Parents/Guardians MUST enter their own address for this to work properly.Parents/Guardians MUST click the blue SUBMIT button for this function to work.
12 Local Policies for Parent Access How often will teachers PowerGrade be updated?Teachers will have most recent grades uploaded by 3 PM.Teachers will have 1 week go grade regular assignments/homework.Teachers will have 10 days (2 school weeks) to post grades for long term projects, or larger assignments.“Special Curricular” teachers may not have grades to post weekly.Teachers will make every attempt to return phone calls and s within 24 hours.
13 Local Policies cont.Only parents in Grades 3-8 will have parent access.Unpaid tuition? Principals can disable parent access easily.
14 Archdiocesan PolicyPowerGrade Codes (uniform for Parent Access)EX - exempt or excused. Student does not need to complete assignment.AB - student was absent when the assignment was collectedNHI - the assignment was not handed in (student was present when the assignment was collected.)R - Redo. Assignment was returned to student to redo and the student has not handed it back to the teacher.M - MedicalNote: These are the codes to be used by teachers ONLY
15 Problems If you have a question about Attendance Contact your child’s teacherIf you have a question about gradesIf you have a question about usernames or passwordsContact your school’s local administrator
16 Archdiocese of Baltimore PowerSchool has become one of the best examples of value to our parentsPowerSchool is an important tool for better communication, assessment, and education