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Model Description

This document describes the PowerSchool Special Programs Mississippi (MS) state model and provides 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 MS state model includes the following document templates:

Evaluation/Eligibility

  • Eligibility Determination Report

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: AU

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: DB

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: DD

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: EmD

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: HI

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: ID

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: LS

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: MD

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: OHI

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: OI

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: SLD

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: TBI

  • Eligibility Determination Checklist: VI

  • Evaluation Plan

Letters/Notices

  • Notice of Invitation to Committee Meeting

  • Informed Parental Consent

  • Prior Written Notice

  • Revocation of Consent

IEP

  • Individualized Education Program (IEP)

  • IEP Amendment Form

  • Excusal of IEP Committee Member

  • Educational Benefit Checklist: 3-Year Review

  • Educational Benefit Checklist: 3-Year Review 2

  • Educational Benefit Checklist: New IEP Checklist

  • Services Plan

  • Determination of Critical Objectives

  • Regression-Recoupment Determination Form

  • Extenuating Circumstances Documentation Form

Other

  • Manifestation Determination Review Form

  • Behavioral Intervention Plan

  • Summary of Performance

  • Functional Behavioral Assessment

  • Environmental/Cultural Assessment

  • Classroom Observation

  • Developmental History (Ages 3 – 9)

  • Developmental History (Ages 10 – 21)

  • Critical Point of Instruction Determination Form

  • Hearing/Vision Screening Report

  • Indicator 13 Checklist

  • MET Documentation Form

  • Report of Physical Observation

  • Teacher Narrative

  • Child Find Request

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

  • 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)

Profile Types

Software menu path: Administration, Configuration, then Profile Types

The MS state model includes the following profile types:

Classes

  • Class

  • Class Student Roster

  • Class Staff Roster

Districts

  • Locations

Globals

  • Globals

Locations

  • Location

  • Classes

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Staff

  • Caseload

  • Service Records

  • Supervisors

  • Class Staff Roster

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Students

  • Student Information

  • Special Education Information

  • Student Services

  • Medical

  • Section 504

  • Indicator 13 Checklist

Students - Other

  • Contact Logs

  • ESY Educational Services

  • ESY Related Services

  • Instructional/Functional Accom

  • IEP ESY Related Services

  • Maintain Sp Ed Skills

  • Mode of Deliveries

  • Program Modifications

  • Related Services

  • Service Records

  • Special Education Services

  • Supports for Personnel

  • Transportation Services

Model Reports

The MS state model includes the following reports:

Standard Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Standard Reports

Service Capture

  • Completed Services

  • Student Service Report

Public Student Reports

  • Autistic Students

  • Disability by Ethnicity

  • Disability by Gender

  • Disability by Grade

  • District Special Education Exit Report

  • Graduation

  • IEP Workflow Compliance - Annual Review Stoplight

  • IEP Workflow Compliance - Reevaluation Stoplight

  • Timeframe Between Evaluation and Identification

Public Caseload Reports

  • Current Caseload

Public Related Service Reports

  • Related Services: Count By School

  • Related Services: This School Year

Public Document Reports

  • Assessment Accommodations: Presentation

  • Assessment Accommodations: Response

  • Assessment Accommodations: Setting

  • Assessment Accommodations: Timing

  • IEP Draft Report

  • progress

Advanced Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Advanced Reports

Advanced Reports

  • Indicator 13

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 MS state model includes the following editable keyword tables:

Name

Description

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.

dailyHoursContact

daily Hours of Contact

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.

ExitReasonTable

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

Five04Disability

504 Disabilities Keyword table

GradeTable

Contains an entry for each grade.

IEPTypeTable

Contains the types of IEPs.

InstModel

Model of Instruction

InstructionalSetting

Contains info on the instructional settings

MarkingPeriodTable

Delineates the marking periods in use by a school district.

NativeLanguageTable

Contains an entry for each native language.

PersonnelPositions

Contains an entry for each position an employee may have.

Presentation_ELL

Presentation Accommodations

ProgressIndicators

Progress Indicators

RelatedService

Related Service

RelatedServicesArea

Related Services Areas

Response_ELL

ELL Response Accommodations

ServiceFrequency

Service Frequency

ServiceLocation

Service Location

ServiceProviders

Possible providers of services

ServicesDELETE

Services

Setting_ELL

ELL Setting Accommodations

StaffPositions

Contains an entry for each position a staff may have.

StateTable

Contains an entry for each state.

SubtestCOGAT

SubtestCOGAT

SubtestCRCT

SubtestCRCT

SubtestCRCT_M

SubtestCRCT_M

SubtestEOCT

SubtestEOCT

SubtestGHSGT

SubtestGHSGT

SubtestGHSWT

SubtestGHSWT

SubtestGKIDS

Subtest for GKIDS

SubtestITBS

SubtestITBS

SubtestITBS_GAKIDS

SubtestITBS and GAKIDS

SubtestPSAT

SubtestPSAT

SubtestSAT

SubtestSAT

Tests_ELL

ELL Tests

TimingScheduling_ELL

Timing Scheduling  for ELL

TranslationService

TranslationService

WithdrawalCode

Withdrawal Codes

Special Features

The following special features enhance the overall MS state model:

  • State Standards

  • Revision Feature

  • Active Document

  • Program Icons/Flags

  • Snippets

  • IEP at a Glance

  • Document Delivery

  • Contact Log

  • DocuSign (limited documents)

  • Goal Wizard

  • Transfer Package

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