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Model Description

This document describes the PowerSchool Special Programs Alaska (AK) state model and provides appropriate documentation to facilitate the sales, implementation, and support for this product.

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Modules Available

The following modules are available and are individually licensed:

  • Special Education

  • Response to Intervention (RTI)

  • Section 504

  • English Language Learners (ELL)

  • Gifted and Talented

  • Service Capture

Document Templates

Software menu path: Administration, then Configuration, and then Document Templates

The AK state model includes the following document templates:

Document Templates for Students

Evaluation and Eligibility Forms

  • Consent for Evaluation

  • Evaluation Summary and Eligibility Report

  • Student Observation Form

Individualized Education Program (IEP)

  • Invitation to Attend A Meeting

  • Consent for Special Education Services

  • IEP/504 Team Assessment Guidance for Ninth Grade

  • Summary of Performance

  • Prior Written Notice

  • Program Exit Form

  • Individualized Education Program

  • IEP Excusal Form

  • Service Plan

Gifted

  • Permission to Evaluate - Gifted

  • Notice of Intent to Reevaluate

  • Invitation to Participate in a Gifted Team Meeting

  • Notice of Recommended Assignment

  • Gifted Written Report (GWR)

  • Gifted Individualized Education Plan (GIEP)

Section 504

  • Section 504 - Plan

  • Section 504 - Meeting Notice and Invitation

  • Written Notice/Consent

  • Parents Rights

  • Section 504 - Manifestation Determination Review

  • Authorization for Release/Exchange of Information

  • Section 504 - Eligibility

RTI Process

  • Parent Letter for Intervention (Entrance)

  • Parent/Guardian Invite High School

  • Parent/Guardian Invite Elem & MS

  • Student Interview (For Students 10 & Older)

  • Student Observation Form (RTI)

  • Developmental & Social History

  • Group Instruction Plan Record

  • Individual Instruction Plan

  • Tier lll Meeting Request

  • Initial Tier lll Meeting Summary

  • Tier lll Instructional Plan

  • Parent Letter Intervention (Exit)

ELL

  • Placement Forms

  • ELL Home Language Survey

  • ELL Standardized Testing Accommodations

Other

  • Referral Form

  • Manifestation Determination

  • Student Accommodation Plan

  • Behavioral Intervention Plan

  • Functional Behavioral Assessment

  • Letter to Request Records for a Transfer Student

  • Notice of Transfer of Rights at Age of Majority

  • Authorization to Obtain Information

  • Authorization for Release of Confidential Info.

  • IEP Amendment

  • Electronic Signature Form

  • Child Outcome Summary

  • Authorization for Release of Information

  • Compensatory Education Plan

  • Revocation of Special Education Services by Parent

  • Medical Certification for Other Health Impaired

Profile Types

Software menu path: Administration, then Configuration, and then Profile Types

The AK state model includes the following profile types:

Classes

  • Class Student Roster

  • Class Staff Roster

Districts

  • Locations

General Ed Students

  • General Ed Student Profile

Globals

Locations

  • Classes

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Staff

  • Caseload

  • Service Records

  • Supervisors

  • Class Staff Roster

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Students

  • Demographics/Enrollment/Contact Info

  • Special Education

  • OASIS

  • Early Childhood Outcome

  • Consent for Evaluation

  • IEP by 3

  • Secondary Transition - Indicator 13

  • Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)

  • Medicaid Information

  • Section 504

  • Summer OASIS

  • RTI - Grades

  • RTI

  • Service Plan

  • ELL Student Demographics/Academic History

  • Student ELL/ESOL Data

  • ELL Testing Profile

Students - Other

  • Absences/Tardies

  • Access

  • Areas Of Concern

  • Contact Records

  • Discipline Infraction

  • Document Delivery

  • Elem Grades

  • ELLTest Scores

  • Grades

  • Instructional Focus

  • Related Services

  • Service Records

  • Special Ed Services

  • State AssessmentAccommodations

Model Reports

The AK state model includes the following reports:

Standard Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Standard Reports

CompuClaim

  • Student Demographics

ELL Reports

  • ELL Students by School & Grade

  • ELL Students Report

  • Systemwide Country Report

  • Systemwide Spoken Languages

IEP Compliance Timelines

  • All Students - Due Dates

  • IEP Due Dates

PowerSchool Export

  • PowerSchool State Reporting Export (S_AK_STU_X)

  • PowerSchool Alert Export

State Reports

  • CEIS

  • Consent for Evaluation

  • Consent for Evaluation Diagnostic

  • Early Childhood Outcome

  • Early Childhood Outcome Diagnostic

  • Fall OASIS

  • Fall OASIS Diagnostic Report

  • IEP by 3

  • OASIS

  • Secondary Transition - Indicator 13

  • State Assessment Accommodations

  • Summer OASIS

Public Student Reports

  • AK Multi Dimension

  • Annual

  • Disability by Gender

  • Disability by Grade

  • Example Diagnostic Reports

  • IEP Workflow Compliance

  • IEP Workflow Compliance - Annual Review

  • IEP Workflow Compliance - Reevaluation

  • Student Disability

  • Students Primary Disability

  • Timeframe Between Evaluation and Identification

Public District Reports

  • All Districts

Public Location Reports

  • All Locations

Public Staff Reports

  • Staff

Public Service Record Reports

  • Service Capture Export

Advanced Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Advanced Reports

Keyword Tables

Software menu path: Administration, then Configuration, and then Keyword Tables

Keyword table values are primarily populated from state reporting values. This includes race, ethnicity, location, disability, exit reasons, etc.

  • System administrators cannot edit fields required for state reporting in the state reporting profiles.

  • System administrators can edit keyword tables that are not required for state reporting.

The AK state model includes the following editable keyword tables:

Name

Description

Accommodations_

Accommodations for new IEP

AdditlProperties

Contains an entry for each additional property of a record in a record list.

CalendarTracksTable

Calendar tracks for the district, used to define calendar days.

Certifications

Contains every certification used by the district.

ClassTypeTable

Indicates all the class types used in a district. This includes (but is not limited to) mainstream, bilingual, basic skills and special education class types.

ContactRelationships

Possible relationships to the student.

CountryTable

Contains an entry for each country of origin (for students).

CountyTable

Contains one entry for each county in the state.

Curriculum

Curriculum

dailyHoursContact

daily Hours of Contact

DeliveryModes

Modes of Delivery for notices

DeviceAccess

DeviceAccess

DigitalDevice

Digital Device at Home

DisabilityCatgories

Contains the special education disability categories.

ELLTier

Tiers for ELL

ESOLAltProgram

ESOL Alternative Programs

ESOLEngProf

ESOL English Proficiency

EthnicTable

Contains an entry for each ethnic designation.

EvaluationTool

Evaluation Tool

ExitReasonTable

Contains an entry for each reason a student may exit a program or end enrollment.

FormsKey

Contains the Name of the Form and Form ID.

FrequencyPlanRTI

Frequency of RTI Plan

GoalMethods

GoalMethods

GoalTimeframes

GoalTimeframes

GradeTable

Contains an entry for each grade.

InstModel

Model of Instruction

InstructionSettings

Contains an entry for each instructional setting (ie. self-contained).

Lang_Instr_Testing

Contains an entry for each language of instruction or for testing recognized by the state.

Languages

Possible Languages

MarkingPeriodTable

Delineates the marking periods in use by a school district.

NativeLanguageTable

Contains an entry for each native language.

NetPerformance

Internet Performance

NetTypeRes

Internet Access Type in Residence

PersonnelPositions

Contains an entry for each position an employee may have.

Presentation_ELL

Presentation Accommodations

ProgramTable

Contains an entry for every program. This includes special education, bilingual, basic skills, and mainstream programs.

ProgressIndicators

Progress Indicators

ProgressMonitoringSchedule

Progress Monitoring Schedule Choices

RegEdSubjects

Subjects for Regular Education Participation

RelSer_Provider

RelSer_Provider

Response_ELL

ELL Response Accommodations

RTIGroupNamesTable

RTI Group Names Table

ServiceFrequency

Service Frequency

ServiceLocations

Locations services may be given

ServiceProviders

Possible providers of services

Services_SC

Service Capture Services

Setting_ELL

ELL Setting Accommodations

SpEd_Location

SpEd_Location

SpEd_Provider

SpEd_Provider

SpEd_Services

SpEd_Services

SpEdServices

Special Education Services

StaffPositions

Contains an entry for each position a staff may have.

StaffResponsible

Staff Responsible for Goal

StateAssessment

State assessments

StateTable

Contains an entry for each state.

Strategies

Strategies

StudentContactAddressType

Contains an entry for each address type.

StudentContactEmailType

Contains an entry for each email type.

StudentContactPhoneType

Contains an entry for each phone type.

StudentContactRelType

Contains an entry for each email type.

StudentsCaseClosureReasons

Delineates early case closure reasons

SubtestCOGAT

SubtestCOGAT

SubtestEOCT

SubtestEOCT

SubtestGHSGT

SubtestGHSGT

SubtestGHSWT

SubtestGHSWT

SubtestITBS

SubtestITBS

SubtestITBS_GAKIDS

SubtestITBS and GAKIDS

Tests_ELL

ELL Tests

TimingScheduling_ELL

Timing Scheduling for ELL

WithdrawalCode

Withdrawal Codes

YesNoNA

Yes, No, and N/A options

Special Features

The following special features enhance the overall AK state model:

  • Revision feature

  • Active Document

  • Program icons/flags

  • Snippet

  • IEP at a Glance

  • Document Delivery

  • Contact Log

  • Goal Wizard

  • Transfer Package

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