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Model Description

This document describes the PowerSchool Special ProgramsTexas (TX) 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, and then Document Templates

The TX state model includes the following document templates:

Prior Written Notice

  • Prior Written Notice

  • PWN and Consent for Initial Evaluation

  • PWN and Consent for Reevaluation

  • PWN following Revocation of Consent

Full and Individual Evaluation

  • Full and Individual Evaluation

  • Auditory Impairment

  • Autism

  • Deaf-Blindness

  • Emotional Disturbance

  • FIE Related Services

  • Intellectual Disability

  • Multiple Disabilities

  • Noncategorical Early Childhood

  • Orthopedic Impairment

  • Other Health Impairment

  • Specific Learning Disability

  • Speech Impairment

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Visual Impairment

ARD Notice

  • ARD Notice

Admission, Review, or Dismissal/IEP Committee Team

  • ARD/IEP

  • ARD Supplement: Autism or OPDD

  • ARD Supplement: Extended School Year Services

  • ARD Supplement: Review of Existing Evaluation Data

  • ARD Supplement: Visual Impairment

  • ARD Supplement: Graduation

  • Personal Graduation Plan

  • STAAR Alternate 2 Medical

  • STAAR Alternate 2 NAAR

  • Summary of Performance

  • STAAR17 Alternate 2 Participation Requirements

Consent

  • Consent for Disclosure of Confidential Information

  • Consent for Initial Provision of Services

  • Consent to Excuse ARD Committee Member

FBA, BIP, Manifestation Determination

  • Behavior Intervention Plan

  • Functional Behavioral Assessment

  • Manifestation Determination

Other

  • Child Outcomes Summary Form

  • Indicator 13 Checklist

  • Information to the Student at Age of Majority

  • Notification to the Student at Age of Majority

  • Written Summary of Restraint

  • Uniform Transfer Agreement

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

  • 504 Eligibility Dyslexia

Transfer Student

  • Student Transfers from Out of State

  • Student Transfer from Within Texas

ELL

  • Placement Forms

  • ELL Home Language Survey

  • ELL Standardized Testing Accommodations

RTI

  • 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)

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, and then Profile Types

The TX state model includes the following profile types:

Classes

  • Class Student Roster

  • Class Staff Roster

Districts

  • Locations

General Ed Students

  • Student Demographics

Globals

Locations

  • Classes

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Staff

  • Caseload

  • Service Records

  • Supervisors

  • Class Staff Roster

  • Alternate Staff Locations

Students

  • Demographics/Enrollment/Contact Info

  • Eligibility and Compliance

  • Medicaid Information

  • State Report: PEIMS

  • State Report: Special Education Attendance

  • State Report: ESY

  • State Report: Restraint

  • State Reports: Indicators 11 & 13

  • Section 504

  • Gifted

  • RTI

  • RTI - Grades

  • ELL Student Demographics/Academic History

  • Student ELL/ESOL Data

  • ELL Testing Profile

Students - Other

  • Access

  • Areas Of Concern

  • Contact Records

  • Document Delivery

  • FIE Data Sources

  • FIE Eligibility Reports

  • Grades

  • InstructionalSetting/Placement

  • Prescriptions

  • Related Service

  • Restraint Events

  • Service Records

  • PEIMS Records

Model Reports

The TX state model includes the following reports:

Standard Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Standard Reports

eSchoolPLUS Migration Tests

  • Migration - Students - Instructional S/P

  • Migration - Students - Related Service

  • Migration - Students - State Report: PEIMS

eSPExport

  • eSchoolPLUS 504 (StudentProgramStatus)

  • eSchoolPLUS Dyslexia (StudentProgramStatus)

  • eSchoolPLUS Dyslexia Export DistrictDefined

  • eSchoolPLUS Student 504 Status (studentIEPStatus)

IEPPLUS Migration Tests

  • Migration - Staff - Main

  • Migration - Students - E & C - Compliance Dates

  • Migration - Students - E & C - IEDD

  • Migration - Students - E & C - Special Education

  • Migration - Students - PRs

  • Migration - Students - PRs - Needs

  • Migration - Students - PRs - Needs - Objectives

  • Migration - Students - Student I/D

PowerSchool Export

  • PowerSchool Alert Export

Service Capture

  • Completed Services

  • Student Service Report

  • Summary Report (Records for Coordinator Approval)

State Reports

  • ESY

  • Special Education

  • Special Education Attendance

  • SpEd Restraint

Public Student Reports

  • 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

  • LRE

  • Preschool Children in General Education Settings

  • Students Exit from Special Education

  • Timeframe Between Evaluation and Identification

Public Location Reports

  • All Locations

Advanced Reports

Software menu path: Reporting, Advanced Reports

  • Indicator 11

  • Indicator 13

Keyword Tables

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

Keyword table values are primarily populated from state reporting values. This includes race, ethnicity, location, disability, and 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 TX state model includes the following editable keyword tables:

Name

Description

AcademicContentAreas

Academic Achievement Content Areas

ARDMeetingPurposesTable

ARD Meeting Purpose choices

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

DeliveryModes

Modes of Delivery for notices

DisbilityDeterminationforLD

Disability Determination for LD

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.

FIESources

Sources of Data for FIE

Five04Disabilities

504 Disabilities

FrequencyPlanRTI

Frequency of RTI Plan

FunctionalContentAreas

Functional Performance Content Areas

GradeTable

Contains an entry for each grade.

GuardianRlationTable

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

HomeInstructionBy

Contains an entry for each entity that can place a student on home instruction.

IEPReasons

Contains an entry for each reason for performing a special education evaluation of a student.

IEPTypeTable

Contains the types of IEPs.

InDistMunicipalities

Contains the names of all the constituent municipalities of the district.

InstModel

Model of Instruction

InstructionalAccommodations

Instructional Accommodations

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

ParentStudentVersion

ParentStudentVersion

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.

ProgressChoices

Values for Progress Reporting

ProgressIndicators

Progress Indicators

ProgressMonitoringSchedule

Progress Monitoring Schedule Choices

ReadingAssessmentsTable

Reading Assessments Table

RelatedServicesTable

Related Service choices in ARD/IEP.

Response_ELL

ELL Response Accommodations

RTIGroupNamesTable

RTI Group Names Table

Section504ExitReason

To state the Exit Reasons

ServiceDelivery

Service Delivery

ServiceDuration

Service Duration

ServiceFrequency

Service Frequency

Services

Services

ServiceSetting

Service Setting

Setting_ELL

ELL Setting Accommodations

SettingModifications

Modifications for the Student’s Participation in the General Education Setting

SexTable

Contains an entry for each sex.

SpEdEventsTable

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

STAAR

STAAR

STAARAlternate2

STAAR Alternate 2

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

TeamMemberPositions

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

Tests_ELL

ELL Tests

TimeTable

Contains an entry for each possible amount of time (ie full time) a student can be enrolled, placed etc.

TimingScheduling_ELL

Timing Scheduling  for ELL

Special Features

The following special features enhance the overall TX 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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