I would be interested to know how attendance tracking may look if a school district uses Distance Learning? How would this be set up in Powerschool? Anyone else looking into this or have ideas/suggestions?
The current workaround for attendance tracking for districts using Distance Learning is to take homeroom attendance. For more information regarding how to track attendance for districts using Distance Learning, we recommend connecting with our SIS support team by clicking on this direct link who should be able to work with an SRC expert of your state and assist you with this.
I received an email response from User LissetteF with an attached draft SOP document on the 7/28. The response does not show up in the community forum, I would like to see the attached document, how do I go about contacting LissetteF?
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Hello .. I was wondering if anyone downloaded the SOP that the user posted with this comment below ..
I've proposed adding synchronous and asynchronous attendance codes. For the K-5 students, this data would only be entered during homeroom and for 6-12 grades participation would be tracked for all core subjects. Participation can be anything from a completed assignment for the day, participating in google meets, and a phone call with parent or student. The codes we are thinking of using are
I'm attaching a draft of our SOP. I hope this helps.
Apologies for the late response, I'm attaching our attendance procedure that has been vetted by our internal auditors. Our district has not moved to PowerTeacher Pro so our leaders got creative with creating a google tracker that would track attendance and engagement on a weekly basis. Our registrars are currently entering attendance in PS using the tracker as the main data source. I recognize it's probably late in the game but I hope this helps.
We did something similar. We are a preschool-8 school, so we use Daily Attendance. I set up a code "V" which stands for Engaged (Virtually.) Teachers use that code for students who are active in the meetings and work on Google Classroom.