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PowerTeacher Pro Information

This page contains links to resources that will help ACPS teachers learn more about the new PowerTeacher Pro gradebook.

What is PowerTeacher Pro?

PowerTeacher Pro is a new, web-based gradebook for PowerSchool that ACPS is deploying for the 2017-2018 school year.  This gradebook has been designed from the ground up to be a more intuitive gradebook that works the way teachers work.  It has been engineered to be used completely within the same web browser you use to access PowerSchool.  This means no more reliance on Java which translates to accessibility on devices not previously capable of running the full gradebook.

How Do I Get Started Using PowerTeacher Pro?

The following resources will help you get started using PowerTeacher Pro.

Start off by reading an overview of the new PowerTeacher Pro gradebook and learn about some of the new features that are available.

View a short video introducing the PowerTeacher Pro gradebook (warning - marketing ahead).

View a video testimonial by Ken O'Connor (grading expert).

To access your PowerTeacher Pro gradebook:

  1. Log in to the PowerSchool Teacher portal (PowerTeacher)
  2. Click on the PowerTeacher Pro link for one of your sections.

Where Can I Find More Information?

The following resources will provide more detailed information about how to use PowerTeacher Pro.

A quick reference guide for setting up PowerTeacher Pro gradebook.

A quick reference guide for using PowerTeacher Pro gradebook.

PowerSchool user guide for PowerTeacher Pro gradebook.

Each school has Teacher Training Leads who can assist you with using PowerTeacher Pro.

A wealth of helpful resources can be found on the PowerTeacher Pro page of the SIS Support Site.

You can also contact SIS Support with any questions.

Do I Still Need the Old PowerTeacher Gradebook?

Your PowerTeacher Pro gradebook does not provide access to classes and content (including grades) for past years when you weren't using PowerTeacher Pro.  If you need to go back and view gradebook information for 2016-2017 and earlier, you will need to launch your old PowerTeacher Gradebook (PTG).  So, don't delete that gradebook launcher just yet. 

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