PowerScheduler is a web-based, automated master schedule builder that will leverage the many unique characteristics that shape a school's master schedule to build an effective schedule for students and teachers.Read More PowerSchool
Course Prerequisites provide the ability to define and enforce prerequisite rules that control the availability of courses a student may request. Using a multitude of options such as percent grade, letter grade, credit hours, concurrent request, and teacher recommendation can build a comprehensive rule to help students request courses for which they are academically prepared to be successful.PowerSource PowerSchool
Create the future schedule year in the District Office [Setup > District > Years & Terms] and the designated School [Setup > School > Years & Terms]PowerSource PowerSchool
Course Management allows districts to make courses available at schools for specific school years allowing proper management of courses schools use for schedulingPowerSource PowerSchool
Prepare to Build includes preparations necessary for entry of student request entry.
Some courses may require a current teacher’s recommendation prior to the student submitting course requests. Administrative staff members can create, edit and delete recommendations using Request Management in PowerSchool.PowerSource PowerTeacher
PowerScheduler is designed to enable entry of course requests by students through the student/parent portal. The design and management of student course request entry are functions within PowerScheduler. Grade specific course request screens contain separate check boxes to enable access to the registration screen for parents and students, and administrative staff.
Students, parents, and/or administrative staff members enter course requests in a combination of several ways.
PowerScheduler provides reports and functions to assist in the management of student course requests.
Managing the scheduling process for a school is complex. The Prepare to Build process is designed for schools that will build a new master schedule and load student requests into the new schedule.PowerSource PowerScheduler
The PowerScheduler Build process is designed for schools that have not previously built a master schedule in PowerScheduler or have significant changes in the schedule structure and/or schedule resources. PowerScheduler Build process will build a master schedule from entered parameters, preferences and resources then load student requests into the new master schedule.PowerSource PowerScheduler
PowerScheduler Load Process is designed for schools that already have a master schedule and only need to load student requests into the master schedule.PowerSource PowerScheduler
Some student scheduling work will continue after successful Build and Load processes. The post-build and load scheduling work will continue in PowerScheduler until just before End of Year process.PowerSource PowerScheduler
PowerScheduler Master Schedule and student scheduling work must be committed after the current academic year has ended and before End of Year process.PowerSource PowerScheduler