Meet our Team!

PowerSchool Team
PowerSchool Team

Meet our Team!

We have an exceptional PowerSchool Community team, dedicated to providing our members with all the tools and solutions they need to be successful. 

 

You can find out more about our team members below.  Please feel free to reach out to us if you have questions, suggestions, or just to say hello! 

 

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JbidK

PowerSchool Community Manager 
 
Jbid is the Director of Community Care and works closely with leaders across our products in Customer Support. She also serves as the Community Manager for our new PowerSchool Community. She helped build our new community and works with a team of moderators to oversee its day-to-day functions. 
 
Prior to joining Haiku Learning and then PowerSchool, Jbid was a social studies teacher in a high school in Tucson, Arizona for 17 years. She also managed programs under a federal education grant, supporting student achievement and college and career readiness. 
 
In her spare time, Jbid likes to attend her sons' plays and basketball games and go on fun family trips. 

 

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ScottS

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Scott is one of our Community Moderators. He specializes in PowerSchool Assessment and Analytics, PowerSchool SIS, and PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

 

Prior to joining PowerSchool, Scott worked as a validation technician with Intel, specializing in quality testing for graphics drivers for just over four years.

 

In his spare time, Scott is an avid PC gamer, system builder, and budding case designer.

 

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JoshK

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Josh is a PowerSchool Community Moderator, as well as a Tier I Support representative for PowerSchool Assessment & Analytics. 

 

Prior to Joining PowerSchool, Josh worked as an Inside Sales Representative for Interactive Achievement. During that time he worked to expand sales opportunities in the southeast for the Assessment & Analytics platform.

 

Outside of work, he enjoys playing Irish music and teaching fencing. 

 

 

 

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ClaireD

PowerSchool Community Moderator 


Claire is a Solutions Engineer here at PowerSchool. She came to us through SRB Educations and specifically worked on the L4U product for over 10 years. She has knowledge of several PowerSchool products including Unified Classroom, PowerSchool Learning, PowerSchool SIS, and L4U Library Management. 
  
Claire moved from England 17 years ago and currently lives in the Okanagan Valley in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. In her spare time, Claire enjoys camping with her family and friends and running around after her 2 children. 

 

 

 

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Chaliak

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Chalia is the Manager of BusinessPlus Support. She has worked on BusinessPlus for over 10 years starting as a Specialist in GL/Core Financials Module, then as Team Lead, and now as a manager.

 

She worked within ERPs for 18 years and prior to BusinessPlus, she worked at HP where she helped manage their internal SAP ERP as a Global Implementation Manager. She has a passion for numbers and if she wasn’t living the dream in the ERP world then she would be a high school math teacher!

 

In her spare time, Chalia enjoys running, painting, and camping with her family! She enjoys exploring the great outdoors of California with her husband; they love the beach and the mountains and everything in between especially Napa! Her greatest achievement is her spirited little 5yr old daughter who loves anything about unicorns and rainbows!

 

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Jaclynp

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Jaclyn is a PowerSchool Community Moderator, as well as a Technical Support Engineer II for Finance department in atrieveERP.

 

Jaclyn has been with atreiveERP for 5 years. Prior to coming to PowerSchool, Jaclyn had a background in Purchasing, Accounting, and Sales.

 

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her two amazing children and hubby. She enjoys keeping active and is currently training for a mini triathlon this summer.

 

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TaraG

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Tara has been working with atrieveERP for the past 3 years as a Technical Support Engineer II on the payroll support team. Prior to joining the PowerSchool team, she worked with a Saskatchewan school board in payroll.

 

She is proud to say she has two great kids, husband and a family dog (the baby of the family). When she is not at work you can find her at the gym or hanging out with her family.

 

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JanD

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Jan is the Supervisor for the PerformancePLUS Technical Support team. She is also serving as one of our Community Moderators.   Before joining the Technical Support group at PowerSchool, Jan wore many different hats, the last being a small computer repair business. She spent her time performing all in-shop service, including sales, hardware/software troubleshooting, and repair.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes 4 Greyhounds, 1 Wheaton Terrier and more cats than she will admit too, exploring her new home state of Delaware, and volunteering for the local Senior Greyhound adoption group. 

 

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MichelleB

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Michelle is a Technical Support Engineer II here at PowerSchool and also serves as one of our Community Moderators. She has been working with atrieveERP for a year and a half as a proud member of the HR Support team.

 

Prior to joining the PowerSchool family, Michelle worked in Payroll, Benefits, and HR for several companies, including 3 ½ years at a school district in British Columbia, Canada.

 

Michelle spends much of her time away from work chasing after her young son, husband, large dog, and two grumpy cats. She enjoys camping, yoga and watching movies.

 

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ErikaH

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Erika currently works under Product as a customer communications specialist, working with teams such as Special Education, State Reporting, PLUS services and of course, the Community! Before product, she was a technical writer at PowerSchool.


Prior to working at PowerSchool, she attended and graduated from Sacramento State majoring in Public Relations and Marketing. She is currently working on her MA from East Bay, where she plans to graduate having studied tourism and recreation.


Speaking of tourism, in her spare time, you can catch Erika at Disneyland soaking up the southern California sun and consuming copious amounts of Mickey-shaped pretzels.

 

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camreanR

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Camrean is a PowerSchool Community Moderator, and a Technical Support Engineer for PowerSchool SIS, PowerSchool Learning, and PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

 

Prior to Joining PowerSchool, Camrean worked in the Deaf community providing life support to the deaf, and mentally disabled.

 

He enjoys laying down in hammocks, eating at local restaurants, and drinks with little umbrellas in them.

 

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jamiem

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Jamie is a Community Moderator.  Jamie has worked for PowerSchool since 2016. She has experience with multiple PowerSchool products including PowerSchool Assessment, Analytics, Registration, Mobile, Unified Insights, PerformancePlus, Learning, Unified Classroom, Student Information Systems, and Performance Matters.

 

Jamie enjoys spending her time outside of work on the lake with her family including her dog, Maggie, and cat, Skylar.

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chrisg

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

I’m currently a Technical Supper Engineer I with the atrieveERP team with a specific focus on HR. I have been with atrieveERP since the beginning of 2017.

 

Prior to joining PowerSchool, I lived in South Africa and had been working in the HR field for quite some time.

 

At home, I like spending time with my wife and cat. I enjoy the outdoors but also like spending time playing games on my PC.

 

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erinhawkins

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Erin comes to PowerSchool via the PeopleAdmin acquisition. At PeopleAdmin, she worked both on the SearchSoft support team and as a member of the Engagement team, where she moderated the PeopleAdmin Community, coordinated onsite user groups, and helped to run webinars. 

 

Prior to her time in educational software, she taught high school English and Journalism for 10 years in Indiana.  

 

Aside from work, Erin’s three young kids keep her busy, and she enjoys traveling the world with her family. 

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srinivasp

Knowledge Manager

 

Srinivas (Srini) is the Knowledge Manager and Community Manager for our new PowerSchool Community.

 

With over 12+ years of Knowledge Management experience, he specializes in setting up and driving KM initiatives for various functions.

 

In his previous assignment, he created a self-service model, that was widely accepted by the leadership and the target audience, that reduced the dependency on the support team.

 

In his spare time, Srini loves spending time with his family and loves to travel.

 

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AndrewH2

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Andy has been a Tier 1 Support Agent in our SIS product since June 2018.  He previously worked as a manager of a fine dining restaurant as well as spent 4 years as a Software Contract Coordinator at Liberty University. 

 

In his spare time, he enjoys playing ping pong with co-workers in office as well as play basketball 3 times a week. A little known fact about Andy would be that as a kid, he was able to go to a Super Bowl, Indy 500, and Grammy Awards all before he was 12 by winning grocery store "dropbox" giveaways. 

 

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SamuelN

PowerSchool Community Moderator 

 

Samuel is one of PowerSchool's Technical Support Engineers, specializing in PowerSchool Enrollment, Assessment & Analytics, and Performance Matters support. He also serves as a moderator for PS Community, as well as a contributor to the PowerSchool Enrollment knowledge-base.

 

Prior to joining the PowerSchool Support team, Samuel earned his B.A. in Philosophy & Religious studies and worked briefly as a bank teller and as an area manager for the Ferguson Center of Performing Arts.
When not providing technical support to PowerSchool clients, Samuel enjoys reading, spending time with his family, and camping.

 

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PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Susan Kovacs has over 25 years of experience with eFinancePLUS software. As a Senior Implementation Specialist, she has successfully implemented clients and helped them to use the software to meet their everyday challenges. She has had the opportunity to mentor new team members as they began working through the implementation process and conducted eFinancePLUS sessions at client user groups conferences.

 

In her current role, Susan has the task of creating training sessions and materials for internal training; as well as PowerSchool Community Forum Knowledge Base articles for eFinancePLUS. The training is an integral part of providing co-workers with the materials and tools needed to support the software. Susan enjoys the role as it is both exciting and fun to be a part of a process that helps co-workers be the best they can be in their position.

 

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MuskanS

Community Support Expert

 

Muskan is a Community Support Expert for the product eFinance Plus.

 

Muskan graduated in the year 2019 and joined PowerSchool after graduation. She a nature lover. At home, she likes spending time with her family.  Muskan teaches her younger siblings and cousins their educational training and enjoys activities like art-n-crafts.

 

Her favorite sport is Shuttlecock, she enjoys playing that.

 

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SowmyaN

Community Support Expert

 

Sowmya is a Community Support Expert working on eSchoolPlus product.

 

Prior to joining PowerSchool, she worked as a Student Intern at Indian Oil Corporation Limited for one year. She was responsible for creating Stored Procedures, Triggers, Functions, Indexes, Views, Joins and T-SQL code for applications.  She was also responsible for performance tuning and Optimization of stored procedures using SQL Profiler and Database tuning wizard.

 

In her spare time, she loves to read fiction stories and travel.

 

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Reshma

Community Support Expert

 

Reshma is a B.Tech graduate and now a Community Support Expert at PowerSchool since August 2019.

 

She previously worked at Exide Life Insurance Company for six months and she is specializing in the PowerSchool SIS product since she has joined in PowerSchool.

 

In her spare time, Reshma loves biking and road trips. She also enjoys reading and listening to podcasts.  She loves to be involved in social activities.

 

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AbrittyB

Community Support Expert

 

Abritty is a Community Support Expert for Performance Matters. She has been working with PowerSchool since August 2019.  She has completed her B.tech in Computer Science and Technology in 2018. PowerSchool is her first workplace.

 

In her spare time, Abritty loves watching movies, traveling and having guitar jam sessions with her husband.

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ElstonSt

Community Support Expert

 

Elston is one of our Community Support Experts. He is currently supporting the PowerSchool Enrollment product.

 

Prior to joining PowerSchool, Elston was a Senior Customer Service Associate for Sky and then graduated in his Bachelors of Computer Science & Engineering.

 

In his spare time, Elston plays guitar with a band for gigs and in the local church. He loves to travel and read comics when he is not doing the rest.

 

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BishalG

Community Support Expert

 

Bishal is a Community Support Expert. He has knowledge of PowerSchool Unified Talent and Enrollment (Registration) Products. Prior to joining PowerSchool, he had been moderating multiple Technology Forums and writing articles for Tech publications.

 

In his spare time, Bishal enjoys producing videos explaining technological advancements in easy to grasp terms, he is what some would like to call a tech geek.

 

 

JbidK
PowerSchool Community Manager
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Re: Meet our Team!

Nice Team!