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Model Description

The purpose of this document is to describe the PowerSchool Special Programs California (CA) state model and provide appropriate documentation to facilitate the sales, implementation, and support for this product.

When there is a "Software menu path" link in a section, you can click that link to go to the corresponding location in your model software, provided you have the proper login and security access.

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, Configuration, then Document Templates

The CA state model includes the following document templates.

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)

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

Letters and Notices

  • Notice of meeting

  • IEP Meeting Held Without Parent(s) Present

  • Individual Service Plan Notice of Meeting

  • Notification of Transfer of Educational Rights

  • Prior Written Notice

  • Consent to Bill Medi-Cal

IEP

  • Individualized Education Program

  • IEP Team Meeting Comments

  • IEP Team Amendment Page

  • IEP Team Member Excusal (SELPA)

  • Interim Placement Form

  • Individual SP for Parentally Placed Pvt Schol Stud

Evaluation/Eligibility

  • Assessment Plan & Prior Written Notice

  • Evaluation Report

  • ESY Eligibility Worksheet

ELL

  • Placement Forms

  • ELL Home Language Survey

  • ELL Standardized Testing Accommodations

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)

Other

  • Manifestation Determination Review

  • Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)

  • MDR IEP Team Meeting Notice

  • Authorization for Use and/or Disclosure of Info

  • Tier 2 Positive Behavioral Interventions (PBI)

  • Tier 3 Positive Behavioral Intervention Plan

  • Summary of Performance (SOP)

  • Assistive Technology Report Summary Implement Pin

  • Occupational And Physical Therapy Forms

  • Related Services Independence Assistance

  • Preschool Transition Assessment Worksheet

  • Section 504 Discipline Worksheet

Profile Types

Software menu path: Administration, Configuration, then Profile Types

The CA state model includes the following profile types.

Classes

  • Class Student Roster

  • Class Staff Roster

Districts

  • Copy of Main

  • Locations

Globals

  • Copy of Main

Locations

  • Classes

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Staff

  • Caseload

  • Class Staff Roster

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Students

  • Demographics

  • Special Education

  • All Services

  • Secondary Transition

  • Medical

  • Section 504

  • State reporting (CASEMIS)

  • State Reporting (DRDP)

  • RTI

  • RTI - Grades

  • ELL Student Demographics/Academic History

  • Student ELL/ESOL Data

  • ELL Testing Profile

  • Gifted

Students - Other

  • Access

  • Areas Of Concern

  • CALPADS

  • Contact Logs

  • Discipline Events

  • Document Delivery

  • Elem Grades

  • ELLPresent Accoms

  • ELLResponse Accoms

  • ELLSchedule Accoms

  • ELLSetting Accoms

  • ELLTest Scores

  • Grades

  • Document Delivery

  • Services

Model Reports

The CA state model includes the following reports.

Standard Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Standard Reports

CALPADS

  • Services File

  • SPED File

CASEMIS

  • CASEMIS Diagnostics

  • Student Data April

  • Student Data December

  • Student Data June

  • Student Discipline April

  • Student Discipline December

  • Student Discipline June

  • Student Post Secondary

  • Student Services April

  • Student Services December

  • Student Services June

DRDP

  • DRDP Fall

  • DRDP Spring

PowerSchool Export

  • PowerSchool Alert Export

Public Student Reports

  • District Special Education Exit Report

  • Eligibility by Ethnicity

  • Eligibility by Gender

  • Eligibility by Grade

  • Graduation

  • IEP Workflow Compliance - Annual Review Stoplight

  • IEP Workflow Compliance - Reevaluation Stoplight

  • Timeframe Between Evaluation and Identification

Public Caseload Reports

  • Current Caseload

Public Service Reports

  • Related Services: Count By School

  • Related Services: This School Year

Public Document Reports

  • Assessment Accommodations

  • IEP Draft Report

Advanced Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Advanced Reports

  • The CA state model does not include any Advanced Reports.

Keyword Tables

Software menu path: Administration, Configuration, then Keyword Tables

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

  • Fields required for state reporting, found in the state reporting profiles, are not editable by the system administrator.

  • Those keyword tables that are not required for state reporting can be edited by the system administrator.

The CA state model includes the following editable keyword tables.

Name

Description

AreasOfNeed

Areas Of Need

CalendarTracksTable

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

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.

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

ELLTier

Teirs for ELL

ESOLAltProgram

ESOL Alternative Programs

ESOLEngProf

ESOL English Proficiency

EthnicTable

Contains an entry for each ethnic designation.

EvalProcedure

Evaluation Procedure

EvaluationTool

Evaluation Tool

ExitReasonTable

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

FrequencyPlanRTI

Frequency of RTI Plan

GradeTable

Contains an entry for each grade.

InstModel

Model of Instruction

MarkingPeriodTable

Delineates the marking periods in use by a school district.

NativeLanguageTable

Contains an entry for each native language.

ObjTimeframe

Time Frame

PersonnelPositions

Contains an entry for each position an employee may have.

PostSecPrograms

Post Secondary Programs

Presentation_ELL

Presentation Accomodations

ProgressIndicators

Progress Indicators

ProgressMonitoringSchedule

Progress Monitoring Schedule Choices

RaceTable

Contains an entry for each ethnic designation.

Response_ELL

ELL Response Accomodations

RTIGroupNamesTable

RTI Group Names Table

Setting_ELL

ELL Setting Accomodations

StaffPositions

Contains an entry for each position a staff may have.

StateAssessment

State assessments

StateTable

Contains an entry for each state.

Strategies

Strategies

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

Special Features

The following special features enhance the overall CA state model.

  • State Standards

  • Revision Feature

  • Active Document

  • Program Icons/Flags

  • Snippets

  • IEP at a Glance

  • Document Delivery

  • Contact Log

  • Goal Wizard

  • Transfer Package

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