Empowering schools with technology that saves time and transforms student information.

Empowering schools with technology that saves time and transforms student information.

At MBA, we enhance the power of PowerSchool with plugins, customizations and professional development, transforming your PowerSchool SIS experience without creating more administrative overhead.

See how we can help you: Take about 10 seconds and plug a few numbers in about your PowerSchool situation and see approximately how much time (and money) it’s costing you. Then we’ll email you some essential resources on how you can start saving time and effort with a smarter approach to PowerSchool.

+ School Districts

Countries

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Nearly

2 Million

Students!

Our district has many unique needs that MBA has tirelessly helped us solve with customization and plugins. The staff at MBA has always helped us problem solve technical issues while at the same time, teaching us how to use PowerSchool more effectively and putting a smile on our faces. Verona Area School District appreciates all that MBA has done not only for us, but for the PowerSchool community as a whole!

Allison Gunderson

Assessment and Data Specialist, Verona Area School District

Save time and discover an increase in district efficiency with enhanced data tracking and management with your Student Information System.

 

The Student Information System (SIS) is the cornerstone of your district, providing the essential tools to manage processes and deliver direct insight into each child’s learning environment. MBA helps administrators and teachers do more with PowerSchool to make insight-driven decisions that aid in student learning.

MBA Plugins for PowerSchool (SIS)

Online access to schedules, grades, homework, attendance information and much more makes it easy for parents and teachers to stay in close contact with student progress.

Featured Plugins

report card creator

Create custom report cards in minutes

Adaptive Scheduler

Quickly build a schedule for Flex Periods

Device Manager +

Easily track and manage student and staff devices

PowerSchool Professional Development

Learn the skills and techniques to make the most of PowerSchool SIS and MBA Plugins with service-oriented, experienced and knowledgeable consultants.

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MBA Report Card Creator Plugin Implementation Training This is the end user training for MBA Report Card Creator Plugin to get you started. This training is ONLY for customers that have purchased the MBA Report Card Creator Plugin and are in the implementation process, if there is no one registered that this applies to, the webinar will be cancelled.1/21/20209:00am CST2.5 hours
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MBA Adaptive Scheduler Plugin Implementation Training This is the end user training for MBA Adaptive Scheduler Plugin to get you started. This training is ONLY for customers that have purchased the MBA Adaptive Scheduler Plugin and are in the implementation process, if there is no one registered that this applies to, the webinar will be cancelled.1/21/20201:00pm CST2 hours
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Beginning Customization Series (6 Sessions) There are six sessions in this webinar:

• Customization Basics
o Architecture of a web application (client/server architecture)
o What is HTML, CSS, JavaScript
o Custom Web Root
o Custom Page Management (CPM)
o Finding pages in custom web root & CPM
o Student identifiers (student number, id, dcid)

• Database Extensions
o One-to-one extension
o One-to-many extensions
o Extension groups & extended tables
o Data types
o Best practices

• HTML
o Basic HTML structure
o HTML tags & attributes
o Containers (div, span)
o Lists
o Tables
o Images
o Links
o Forms & form elements (text, dropdown, checkbox, etc…)

• CSS
o Styling HTML
o Selectors (elements, class, id, other)
o Fonts
o Colors (text & background)
o Margins & Padding
o Borders
o Selector precedence
o PowerSchool pre-defined styles

• PS-HTML
o PowerSchool codes
o Wildcards / Inserts
o FRN (file reference numbers)
o Text Tags
o Tlist SQL
o Conditional logic
o Insertion points & page fragments
o Positioning inserted content on a page

• Creating pages for one-to-one & one-to-many extensions
o Field naming conventions for one-to-one extensions
o Direct access tag & coding for one-to-many extensions
o Application architecture – when to use one-to-one vs. one-to-many


COST: $420 for all six sessions
PAYMENT: A PO for the amount of the training session must be made out to MBA and emailed to ap@mba-link.com to confirm seating. Once we receive the PO, we will confirm your spot in the webinar. If you wish to pay by credit card you will be able to do so once you receive an invoice. Please be sure to include the email address to send invoices to when completing the registration form.

TERMS OF REGISTRATION: Cancellation Policy - Registrant shall pay a cancellation fee equal to fifty percent (50%) of the Webinar Cost and any processing fees if registrant cancels less than five (5) business days before the occurrence of any webinar. "No Shows" for webinars will be charged the full class fee plus any service fees.
1/21/20201:00pm CST2 hours
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MBA Student Schedule Creator Plugin Implementation Training This is the end user training for MBA Student Schedule Creator Plugin to get you started. This training is ONLY for customers that have purchased the MBA Student Schedule Creator Plugin and are in the implementation process, if there is no one registered that this applies, the webinar will be cancelled.1/22/20209:00am CST1.5 hours
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PowerScheduler Prepare to Build Series (4 Sessions) There are four sessions in this webinar:

Prep to Build 1
• Define the full 2020-2021 year in Years & Terms on the Live side (needed so that the Course Catalog will have Available Courses for 20-21 year)
• Auto Scheduler Setup
• Set the Schedule Year
• Course Catalog
• Setting Next School Indicator for students on the Live Side
• Auto Fill Student Information in PowerScheduler

Prep to Build 2
• Entering Student Course Requests
o In PowerScheduler
o Mass adding Course Requests
o On the Live Side in Request Screens
o In the Public Portal in Request Screens
• Creating Course Groups and Request Screens

Prep to Build 3
• Course Prerequisites (used with Course Request Screens, or can run Invalid Requests in Group Functions after they are entered)
• Teacher Recommendations (used with Course Request Screens, or can run Invalid Requests in Group Functions after they are entered)
• Copying Master Schedule vs. Move Previous Year’s Data
• Defining Course Preferences
• Defining Teacher Preferences AND Teacher Assignments

Prep to Build 4
• Course Relationships
• Constraints
• Reports
• Build Course Rank
• Scheduling Engine Download
• Build Validation
• Resolve Build Validation Errors, review Warnings

COST: $280 for all four sessions
PAYMENT: A PO for the amount of the training session must be made out to Marcia Brenner Associates and emailed to ap@mba-link.com to confirm seating. Once we receive the PO, we will confirm your spot in the webinar. If you wish to pay by credit card you will be able to do so once you receive an invoice. Please be sure to include the email address to send invoices to when completing the registration form.

TERMS OF REGISTRATION: Cancellation Policy - Registrant shall pay a cancellation fee equal to fifty percent (50%) of the Webinar Cost and any processing fees if registrant cancels less than five (5) business days before the occurrence of any webinar. "No Shows" for webinars will be charged the full class fee plus any service fees.
1/22/202011:00am CST1.5 hours
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Beginning Customization Series (6 Sessions) There are six sessions in this webinar:

• Customization Basics
o Architecture of a web application (client/server architecture)
o What is HTML, CSS, JavaScript
o Custom Web Root
o Custom Page Management (CPM)
o Finding pages in custom web root & CPM
o Student identifiers (student number, id, dcid)

• Database Extensions
o One-to-one extension
o One-to-many extensions
o Extension groups & extended tables
o Data types
o Best practices

• HTML
o Basic HTML structure
o HTML tags & attributes
o Containers (div, span)
o Lists
o Tables
o Images
o Links
o Forms & form elements (text, dropdown, checkbox, etc…)

• CSS
o Styling HTML
o Selectors (elements, class, id, other)
o Fonts
o Colors (text & background)
o Margins & Padding
o Borders
o Selector precedence
o PowerSchool pre-defined styles

• PS-HTML
o PowerSchool codes
o Wildcards / Inserts
o FRN (file reference numbers)
o Text Tags
o Tlist SQL
o Conditional logic
o Insertion points & page fragments
o Positioning inserted content on a page

• Creating pages for one-to-one & one-to-many extensions
o Field naming conventions for one-to-one extensions
o Direct access tag & coding for one-to-many extensions
o Application architecture – when to use one-to-one vs. one-to-many


COST: $420 for all six sessions
PAYMENT: A PO for the amount of the training session must be made out to MBA and emailed to ap@mba-link.com to confirm seating. Once we receive the PO, we will confirm your spot in the webinar. If you wish to pay by credit card you will be able to do so once you receive an invoice. Please be sure to include the email address to send invoices to when completing the registration form.

TERMS OF REGISTRATION: Cancellation Policy - Registrant shall pay a cancellation fee equal to fifty percent (50%) of the Webinar Cost and any processing fees if registrant cancels less than five (5) business days before the occurrence of any webinar. "No Shows" for webinars will be charged the full class fee plus any service fees.
1/22/20201:00pm CST2 hours
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MBA Meds Plugin Implementation Training This is the end user training for MBA Meds Plugin to get you started. This training is ONLY for customers that have purchased the MBA Meds Plugin and are in the implementation process, if there is no one registered that this applies, the webinar will be cancelled.1/22/20203:00pm CST1 hour
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Customizations

Don’t fit your school district around PowerSchool – tailor PowerSchool around your unique needs with custom solutions designed just for your students or school district.

Working with the MBA team is always a pleasure. They’re responsive, helpful, knowledgable, provide a consistently high quality product and level of service, and go above and beyond in supporting the greater PowerSchool community through participation in Power School User Groups as well.

Romy Backus

Student Information Systems Specialist, American School of Dubai

info@mba-link.com

Marcia Brenner Associates
8017 Excelsior Drive, Suite 120
Madison, WI 53717

How Can We Help?

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