Apple’s PowerSchool — a Web-based student information system — is a robust system that offers a lot of capability and flexibility depending on how you use it. Apple is offering an almost week-long training program called
PowerSchool University 2003
to help users to get the most out from PowerSchool.
PowerSchool University runs from Sunday, July 20, 2003 through Friday, July 25th. It takes place at the Skaggs Catholic Center in Draper, Utah, and features a variety of sessions designed for beginning and advanced PowerSchool users. The sessions are structured towards system administrators, IT coordinators, support staff, district administrators, and campus-level administrative users.
Attendees can tailor their schedules based on their roles within the school, through four different curriculum tracks: System Administrator, Counselor, Office Staff, and School/District Administrator. Attendees also be able to talk one-on-one with fellow educators about how PowerSchool fits into their environments. Attendees will complete more than 13 different sessions over a five-day stretch, including individual hands-on development and small-group instruction, all lead by certified PowerSchool Trainers.
If you attended PowerSchool University last year, you’ll find new content in this year’s event including curriculum based on the newest version of PowerSchool; a Version Review session, revised and certified staff development content; “zero-period” sessions where customers share success stories regarding PowerSchool; extended staff development sessions; user group meetings; and more.
PowerSchool University attendees are given iBooks to use during their time at the event, and an AirPort network is deployed throughout the campus so you can access both the campus network and the Internet should you need it.
Early registration costs US$2,000 by Wednesday, May 14, 2003. Returning districts are charged $1,800. Regular registration from May 15 – June 13 costs $2,200. For more details, visit Apple’s Web site.