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PowerSchool - Recover Lost Password for Teacher

If you have forgotten your PowerSchool Teacher Portal password, you will be unable to log into the PowerSchool Teacher Portal. Use this procedure to recover your password. Once you provide your username and email address, PowerSchool authenticates your information and sends a security token to your registered email (i.e. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Using the security token, you can then log back into the PowerSchool Teacher Portal, where you will then be required to change your password.

Note: The security token is only valid for 30 minutes. If it expires before you can reset your password, perform this procedure again.

  1. Open your web browser to https://powerschool.sau24.org/teacher and the Sign In page appears.
  2. Click on Having trouble logging in?  and The Recover Account Sign In Information page appears.
  3. Click on the Forgot Password? tab to recover your password.
  4. Type in your username in the box.
  5. Press the TAB key.
  6. Type in your email address in the box.
  7. Click on the ENTER button.
  8. A confirmation message appears indicating an email has been sent to you with instructions for resetting your password.
  9. Open the email message and follow the instructions.

PowerSchool - Recover Lost Username for Teacher

If you have forgotten your PowerSchool Teacher Portal username, you will be unable to log into the PowerSchool Teacher Portal. Use this procedure to recover your current username. Once you provide your email address, your current username will be sent to your registered email (i.e. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

  1. Open your web browser to https://powerschool.sau24.org/teacher and the Sign In page appears.
  2. Click on Having trouble logging in?  and The Recover Account Sign In Information page appears.
  3. Click on the Forgot User Name? tab to recover your username.
  4. Type in your email address in the box.
  5. Click on the ENTER button.
  6. A confirmation message appears indicating an email has been sent to you with your current username.
  7. Open the email message and follow the instructions.

PowerTeacher Mobile for iPad App - FAQ

Can students or parents download PowerTeacher Mobile and access a teacher’s grade book?
No. Only the teacher assigned to a section can use PowerTeacher Mobile for that section. Teachers access their classes with the same user name and password they use to log in to PowerTeacher.

Will assignments and scores created in PowerTeacher Gradebook automatically appear in PowerTeacher Mobile?
Yes

Will assignments and scores created in PowerTeacher Mobile automatically appear in PowerTeacher Gradebook?
Yes

Will scores entered in PowerTeacher Mobile automatically update final grades?
Yes.

Will updates in PowerTeacher Mobile appear for parents and students in real-time?
If your school has opened parent and student access to PowerSchool, then updates from PowerTeacher Mobile will be available online immediately.

Can teachers open both PowerTeacher Gradebook and PowerTeacher Mobile simultaneously?
No. If a teacher launches PowerTeacher Mobile while running PowerTeacher Gradebook, the teacher will be prompted to terminate the previous PowerTeacher session.

I try to log into PowerTeacher Mobile, but my user name and password are not accepted.
Check that you have the right school / district selected. If you are also not able to log into PowerTeacher, then ask your system administrator to reset your password.

Where do I see Standards, and other features PowerTeacher Gradebook currently has?
PowerTeacher Mobile 1.1 is focused on scoring assignments and updating final grades. Additional PowerTeacher Gradebook features will be added in a later releases.

PowerTeacher Mobile for iPad App

With PowerTeacher Mobile for iPad, teachers are no longer constrained to their desk or laptop when using the grade book. They can record student scores and make observations about student progress from individual student desks, the gym, playground, at a sporting event or while on a field trip.

PowerTeacher Mobile

 Click on below App Store icon for Apple iPad.

 

To load PowerTeacher Mobile on your Apple iPad

  1. On your iPad, go to the App Store and search for “PowerTeacher”. You can also do this by searching for it in iTunes on the computer you sync with, downloading to it, and then sync’ing.
  2. Download and then run the “PowerTeacher Mobile” app on the iPad.
  3. In the app, go to “settings” and then “server”.
  4. The server name is powerschool.sau24.org and the port is 8443. SSL Enabled is “On”.
  5. Now click “Locate District Server” and put in “03242” under zip code.
  6. Click “Search Now” and it should find “SAU 24”.
  7. Click on “*********” and you will return to the settings screen.
  8. Click “Login” in the upper left.
  9. Fill in the same login and password you use for email, then click school. Find your school and click it.
  10. You are returned to the login screen where you click “Login”.
  11. From now on you should only need to fill in your password each time you use the app.

Note: You cannot be logged in to PowerTeacher on another computer and on the mobile app at the same time.

PowerSchool for Teachers - Background

PowerSchool is a secure web-based tool that enhances communication between parents, teachers and students by providing access to student information from school, home, work or from any remote location with Internet access.

Teachers use PowerTeacher and an additional program called PowerGrade.


PowerTeacher

PowerTeacher is seamlessly integrated with PowerSchool with almost no setup required for teachers. All classes, rosters, student demographic information, grading periods, standards, rubrics and grades scales are automatically loaded. As teachers use PowerTeacher, all data flows back to their central database in real time, providing all stake-holders, including parents and students with instant visibility to assignments, scores, grades, comments and progress toward each standard.
Click here to access the PowerTeacher


PowerGrade

PowerGrade is the grade-keeping portion of PowerSchool. Teachers use PowerGrade in the classroom to record grades, take attendance, create log entries, and make notes for themselves and for parents. PowerGrade sends data to the PowerSchool server every time teachers save their work. Teachers can take attendance in PowerSchool or PowerGrade.
Click here to access the PowerSchool PowerGrade  


PowerTeacher Mobile for iPad App

PowerSchool is now mobile! Classroom management solution is now available for the Apple iPad. With PowerTeacher Mobile app, teachers are no longer constrained to their desk or laptop when using the grade book. They can record student scores and make observations about student progress from anywhere in the school, the gym, playground, at a sporting event or even while on a field trip.
Click here to access PowerTeacher Mobile for iPad App

PowerSchool - Using PowerTeacher Gradebook

What is PowerTeacher Gradebook?
PowerTeacher Gradebook (PTG) is the school's gradebook of record. Teachers should be entering assignments and grades, which will then be automatically calculated to create progress and report card grades. Both students and parents can access Gradebook via the PowerSchool Student and Parent portals to review assignments, due dates, grades, and teacher comments.

What has changed with PowerTeacher Gradebook 2.8?
There is a new way to launch PowerTeacher Gradebook that protects against Java updates.


Last year year I was told not to perform a Java update on my PC or Mac. Is that still true?
You can now upgrade Java to the latest version on your PC or Mac without any impact on PowerTeacher Gradebook.

Can I have PowerTeacher Gradebook on my desktop?
You can add a new desktop shortcut with three easy installation steps:

  1. On the PowerTeacher portal Navigation menu you will notice the “New Gradebook Launch” feature. Click the Installer link and follow the on-screen instructions to set up the new launcher. You must run the setup one time on each system you use to access the Gradebook.
  2. When the launcher setup is complete, return to the PowerTeacher portal navigation menu and click Launch.
  3. That’s it! Now you have the choice to launch the Gradebook from the Navigation menu per usual, or use the desktop shortcut. Either way, using the new launch feature will give you the same PowerTeacher experience.

Note: This new launch feature is designed to ensure stability for current PowerTeacher Gradebook users on Windows and Mac platforms. The Gradebook itself remains the same and should not require any re-training.