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Model Description

The purpose of this document is to describe the PowerSchool Special Programs Connecticut (CT) 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, then Configuration, then Document Templates

The CT state model includes the following document templates:

Special Education

  • Individualized Education Plan (ED620)

  • Referral to Determine Eligibility (ED621)

  • Parent Notice of Referral (ED622)

  • Notice of Planning/Placement Team Meeting (ED623)

  • Documentation of Attempts (ED624)

  • Notice of Consent to Conduct Initial Eval (ED625)

  • Consent for Initial Provision (ED626)

  • Notice of Consent for Reevaluation (ED627)

  • Confidential File Access Record (ED628)

  • Multidisciplinary Evaluation Report - SLD (ED629)

  • Reading Worksheet (ED630)

  • Math Worksheet (ED631)

  • Least Restrictive Environment Checklist (ED632)

  • Planning and Placement Attendance (ED633)

  • Agreement to Change IEP without Meeting (ED634)

  • Summary of Performance (ED635)

  • Written Expression Worksheet (ED636)

  • Mutual Agreement to Extend Evaluation (ED637)

  • Language and Communication Plan (ED638)

  • Test Supports/Accommodations Form

Special Education Eligibility

  • Intellectual Disability Eligibility Documentation

  • Autism Eligibility Worksheet

  • Emotional Disturbance Worksheet

  • Speech Eligibility Form

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

ELL

  • Placement Forms

  • ELL Home Language Survey

  • ELL Standardized Testing Accommodations

Gifted

  • Notice of Intent to Reevaluate

  • Permission to Evaluate - Gifted

  • Invitation to Participate in a Gifted Team Meeting

  • Notice of Recommended Assignment

  • Gifted Written Report (GWR)

  • Gifted Individualized Education Plan (GIEP)

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 III Meeting Request

  • Initial Tier III Meeting Summary

  • Tier III Instructional Plan

  • Parent Letter Intervention (Exit)

Other

  • Non-Public Service Plan

  • Medicaid Parent Consent Form

  • Monthly Service Information

  • Electronic Signature Form

Profile Types

Software menu path: Administration, Configuration, then Profile Types

The CT Model includes the following profile types:

Classes

Districts

  • Locations

Globals

  • School/Calendar

  • Connecticut Model Options

Locations

  • Classes

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Staff

  • Caseload

  • Class Staff Roster

  • Service Records (Medicaid)

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Students

  • Demographics/Enrollment/Contact Information

  • Eligibility

  • Special Education, Related Services, and Provider

  • Expulsion/Complaint/Due Process

  • SEDAC Reporting

  • Medicaid Eligibility

  • ELL Student Demographics/Academic History

  • ELL/ESOL Student Data

  • ELL Testing Profile

  • Section 504

  • RTI

  • RTI - Grade

  • Gifted

Students - Other

  • Absences/Tardies

  • Access

  • Areas Of Concern

  • Assessment Settings

  • Attendances

  • Contact Records

  • Discipline Infraction

  • Document Delivery

  • Elem Grades

  • ELL Present Accommodations

  • ELL Response Accommodations

  • ELL Schedule Accommodations

  • ELL Setting Accommodations

  • ELLTest Scores

  • Grades

  • Instructional Focus

  • Smarter Balance Accommodations

  • Service Records (Medicaid)

  • Services

  • Transportation Services

Model Reports

The CT model includes the following reports:

Standard Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Standard Reports

ELL Reports

  • ELL Students by School & Grade

  • ELL Students Report

  • Immigrants

  • Refugee list

  • Systemwide Country Report

  • Systemwide Spoken Languages

PowerSchool Export

  • PowerSchool Alert Export

  • PowerSchool Alert Export Copy

PowerSchool SIS Exports

  • S_CT_STU_SPED_X 

Service Capture

  • Completed Services

  • Student Service Report

  • Summary Report (Records for Coordinator Approval)

Smarter Balanced

  • SB Accommodations

  • SB Accommodations Non Embedded

  • TIDE Test Settings - All

  • TIDE Test Settings ELA

  • TIDE Test Settings Math

  • TIDE Test Settings Science

State Reports

  • Evaluation Timelines

  • SEDAC ALL Active Students by Attending School

  • SEDAC File

Testing

  • Completed Counselling Report - Medicaid HL

  • Completed Services (ALL) - S/Y - Medicaid HL

  • Completed Services - Medicaid (Tday-1yr) HL

  • Counseling Service (IEP)- School year-Medicaid HL

  • ESY from IEP HL

  • IEP Range Check Profile

  • IEP Range Check Profile - School year HL

  • IEP Range Check RS

  • IEP Range Check RS - School Year NULL HL

  • IEP Range Check SES

  • Staff List

  • TIDE Test Settings ELA Copy HL

Waterbury-Delete

  • Completed Services Report

  • Completed Services Report Copy

  • Counseling Services

  • Incomplete Service Entries Report

  • Nursing Services

  • OT Services

  • PT Services

  • SBCH Demographic and Services

  • Service Records Monthly

  • Speech Related Services

Public Student Reports

  • Disabilities

  • Disability by Ethnicity

  • Disability by Gender

  • Disability by Grade

  • Drop Outs

  • Exit Students of the District

  • Graduation

  • IEP Workflow Compliance

  • IEP Workflow Compliance - Annual Review

  • IEP Workflow Compliance - Reevaluation

  • Jean test report

  • LRE

  • Preschool Children in General Education Settings

  • Students Exit from Special Education

  • Timeframe Between Evaluation and Identification

Public SBAccom Reports

  • test

Public Document Reports

  • Blank Sped Hours and Blank Sped Hours Next

Advanced Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Advanced Reports

The  CT 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.

  • The system administrator can edit those keyword tables not required for state reporting.

The CT state model includes the following editable keyword tables:

Name

Description

AllServices

All Services

Assessments

Written, Reading, and Mathematics assessments

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.

CountryTable

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

CountyTable

Contains one entry for each county in the state.

CTCurricula

CTCurricula

Curriculum

Curriculum

dailyHoursContact

Daily Hours of Contact

DeliveryModes

Modes of Delivery for notices

EligibilityCatgories

Contains the special education eligibility 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.

ExtendedTime

ExtendedTime

Five04Disabilities

504 Disabilities

FrequencyIEP

Frequency IEP

FrequencyPlanRTI

Frequency of RTI Plan

FundingType

Contains an entry for each type of funding used by the district.

GradeTable

Contains an entry for each grade.

GuardianRlationTable

Contains an entry for each type of guardian a student may have.

InstModel

Model of Instruction

InstructionSettings

Contains an entry for each instructional setting (i.e., self-contained).

Lang_Instr_Testing

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

MarkingPeriodTable

Delineates the marking periods in use by a school district.

MeetingPurpose

Meeting Purpose

MeetingPurpose504

Section 504 - Meeting Notice and Invitation

NativeLanguageTable

Contains an entry for each native language.

ParentResponses

Parent Responses

PersonnelPositions

Contains an entry for each position an employee may have.

Presentation_ELL

Presentation Accommodations

ProgressCodesIEP

IEP Progress Codes

ProgressIndicators

Progress Indicators

ProgressMonitoringSchedule

Progress Monitoring Schedule Choices

ProgressReportTemplates

Progress Report Templates

Response_ELL

ELL Response Accommodations

RespStaffTable

responsible staff

RTIGroupNamesTable

RTI Group Names Table

SCServiceCode

Service Capture Service Code

Setting_ELL

ELL Setting Accommodations

SpecialTransportation

Special Transportation

SpEdEventsTable

Contains an entry for any special education 'item' which needs tracking.  Used to define entries for multi-value fields.

SpEdProgram

Special Ed program student is in

StaffPositions

Contains an entry for each position a staff may have.

StateAssessment

State assessments

StateTable

Contains an entry for each state.

Strategies

Strategies

SubTestAccess

Sub Test Access

SubtestCOGAT

SubtestCOGAT

SubtestCRCT

SubtestCRCT

SubtestEOCT

SubtestEOCT

SubTestGAMILESTONE

SubTestGAMILESTONE

SubtestGHSGT

SubtestGHSGT

SubtestGHSWT

SubtestGHSWT

SubtestGKIDS

Subtest for GKIDS

SubtestITBS

SubtestITBS

SubtestITBS_GAKIDS

SubtestITBS and GAKIDS

TeacherArea_JobCodes

Contains an entry for each teacher position recognized by the state.

TeamMemberPositions

Contains an entry for each position on a special education team.  This includes child study, evaluation & IEP conference teams.

test

test

Tests_ELL

ELL Tests

TimingScheduling_ELL

Timing Scheduling  for ELL

Special Features

The following special features enhance the overall CT state model:

  • State Standards

  • Revision Feature

  • Active Document

  • Program Icons/Flags

  • Snippets

  • IEP at a Glance

  • Document Delivery

  • Contact Log

  • DocuSign (limited documents)

  • Transfer Package

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