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  • InfoSnap’s Integration with Pearson’s PowerSchool API Provides Bedford County Public Schools with the Most Advanced Data Delivery Capabilities

    By: Terri Zezula | November, 2014 | 98 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Resources, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    New Case Study from InfoSnap, a PowerSchool ISV Partner:
    Bedford County Public Schools (VA), a Pearson PowerSchool user, is comprised of 10,300 students. The sizable student population urged Bedford to achieve uniformity throughout the district for capturing and managing student data in their student information system (SIS). Bedford selected InfoSnap, a Pearson ISV partner, to transform the district’s business process by streamlining the workflow for processing student enrollment and registration. Bedford recently implemented the PowerSchool API, integrated with InfoSnap, providing an optimal experience for this district to obtain, consume, and react …

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  • Pearson Hosted ISV Partners for PowerSchool DevCon Event

    By: Terri Zezula | November, 2014 | 59 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Resources, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    Last week, more than 40 PowerSchool ISV partners from 24 companies joined the Pearson PowerSchool team for the first PowerSchool Developers Conference (PS DevCon) and Hackathon event in Rancho Cordova, CA.  PS DevCon was open to all partners/developers who were invited to spend time with senior PowerSchool developers and engineers. Attendees learned about the latest API enhancements and how best to integrate their applications with PowerSchool. The conference was highly interactive, with discussions on APIs and sessions on more than 15 topics including Schema Extensions, Internationalization with Messages and Resource …

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  • Registration for PSU is now open!

    By: Terri Zezula | November, 2014 | 41 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    PowerSchool University 2015 - registration is now open. PSU is the premier PowerSchool training conference open to all users.
    Learn more about the locations, courses, schedules, etc. – http://bit.ly/10YCCIg
    PowerSchool University (PSU) helps users take advantage of the robust features and capabilities of the PowerSchool student information system.
    At PSU, attendees learn dozens of tips, tricks and techniques for every day tasks. For beginning to experienced PowerSchool users, PSU offers a wide variety of courses taught by certified PowerSchool trainers. Each course is specifically designed for the participant’s role at the school or district. …

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  • PowerSchool Privacy Policy Video Wins EdSurge Honorable Mention Award!

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 56 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    PowerSchool Privacy Policy video won “Honorable Mention” in the EdSurge DILA Awards! Our PowerSchool video won in the Crystal Clear Award category: Discloses privacy policies with clear, detailed descriptions of how user data is used and who owns it. We are excited and honored to be chosen for Honorable Mention.
    From the DILA Awards website:
    EdSurge and Digital Promise have partnered to create the first annual ”Digital Innovation in Learning Awards” (or the DILAs), a joint effort to celebrate what you are accomplishing in edtech, and more importantly, how it’s being accomplished. For far-reaching impact, we will share videos …

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  • Norwalk Public Schools Choose PowerSchool for their SIS

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 69 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    Great story by Korey Wilson, staff writer for the Hour.com, about the reasons why Norwalk Public Schools chose PowerSchool:
    PowerSchool provides Norwalk parents with real-time data on student performance
    NORWALK — Parents and students will now be able to check a student’s grades, upcoming tests and attendance from their computer or mobile device.
    The school district recently launched the PowerSchool web-based student information system for students and their families.
    The system acts as an online gradebook, where teachers can post test scores, assignment grades and log attendance. With an iOS or an Android device, …

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