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Welcome to Albemarle County Public Schools.  This page will provide you with information about the applications supported by the Enterprise Applications team and links to support resources.

PowerSchool/PowerTeacher

What do I use it for?

PowerSchool is the current Student Information System (SIS). PowerTeacher is the teacher portal and contains links to the PowerTeacher Pro gradebook. The PowerTeacher Pro gradebook is web based and allows teachers to access information from almost any device. Once logged into the PowerTeacher portal, teachers can record attendance, review student data and print reports. Clicking on the PowerTeacher Pro link takes teachers to the gradebook where they can view classes, create assignments, enter assignment scores, analyze student performance, and print reports.

How do I access it?

PowerSchool admin, teacher, and student logins leverage the user's ACPS network credentials.

PowerSchool Teacher (PowerTeacher) Login Page

PowerSchool Admin Login Page

Who do I contact for support? 

For assistance with PowerSchool and PowerTeacher access, contact the SIS Contact in your school's front office.

For assistance with PowerTeacher and the PowerTeacher Pro gradebook, contact the designated teacher training lead at your school.

For PowerTeacher Pro gradebook resources, review the information on the PowerTeacher Pro Staff Page

Find instructional documents and other information, check the PowerTeacher Pro page of the SIS Support Site

Explore the training resources on PowerSource

Send an email to SIS Support

Submit a ticket through the ACPS Service Desk

Illuminate

What do I use it for?

Illuminate DnA is an instructional management tool providing web-based access to high-quality assessment materials and performance data in support of student learning.
Read more about Illuminate here.

How do I access it?

Illuminate admin, teacher, and student logins leverage the user's ACPS network credentials.

Illuminate Teacher/Admin Login Page

Illuminate Student Testing Portal Login Page

Who do I contact for support? 

Find instructional documents and other information on the ACPS Illuminate Support​ Site

Send an email to ACPS Illuminate Support

Submit a ticket through the ACPS Service Desk

EdInsight

What do I use it for?

EdInsight is our Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) management system.  MTSS expands upon processes formerly known as Response To Intervention (RTI).  EdInsight is designed to provide data to staff to promote action planning to support staff and students in our schools.

How do I access it?

EdInsight admin and teacher logins leverage the user's ACPS network credentials.

EdInsight Login Page

Who do I contact for support? 

Support resources are available on the MTSS Support Site

General information about MTSS and our EdInsight rollout can be found in our MTSS Blog

Submit a ticket through the ACPS Service Desk

Schoology

What do I use it for?

Schoology  is our division's Learning Management System (LMS) and is an essential digital learning tool for staff and students.  Teachers use Schoology for communicating with students, accessing our division's digital curriculum, posting and organizing digital content, managing a digital workflow in their classrooms including posting assignments and providing feedback in a paperless environment, and for delivering and providing feedback on assessments.

How do I access it?

Schoology admin, teacher, and student logins leverage the user's ACPS network credentials.

Schoology Login Page

Who do I contact for support? 

Information about our LMS implementation and contact information for internal support resources are available on the LMS Support (Schoology) page.

Additional support resources from Schoology can be found on the Schoology Help Center site

You can contact your school's Learning Technology Integrator (LTI) for assistance (see the Learning Technology page on the ACPS website for a link to current LTI school assignments).

Send an email to the ACPS LMS Support​ team.

Submit a ticket through the ACPS Service Desk

Electronic School Notification System (ESNS)

What do I use it for?

Albemarle County Schools utilizes an electronic notification system to send out messages to staff and parents regarding school closings, emergencies, etc. Staff who wish to receive the messages must opt in to these electronic notifications by signing up through the self-service portal.

How do I access it?

ESNS updates for staff leverage the user's ACPS network credentials.

Navigate to the Electronic School Notification System Staff Page

Click on the ESNS Update link

Enter or verify your contact information and save

Who do I contact for support? 

Submit a ticket through the ACPS Service Desk

Teacher Websites

What do I use it for?

Teachers who would like to create an online web presence to provide information to students, parents, and the community can create a teacher website using our WordPress platform.  Teachers will receive a site template that can be customized to their specific needs.

How do I access it?

Teachers can request a site by completing the teacher site request form.

Who do I contact for support?

After your site has been created, you can receive assistance by sending an email to Web Support

Submit a ticket through the ACPS Service Desk

TPass (Visitor Management)

What do I use it for?

TPass is ACPS's visitor management system. This system's primary purpose is ensure student and staff safety by assisting front-office personnel with the important job of managing visitor access to our buildings. This system is not typically used by teachers and other permanent staff members.

How do I access it?

Visitors needing to check in can access TPass kiosks in the front office of each school building.

Who do I contact for support? 

Support resources are available on the Vistor Management Support Site

Front office staff can send an email to Visitor Support

Submit a ticket through the ACPS Service Desk

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