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Career Tech District Setup

To get started with Career Tech, set up the following Career Tech district items:

Location Setup: Home District

The Home District (locality) contains the schools (sites) within the district. All schools are set to active and are visible as menu options by default.

  1. On the start page, choose District in the main menu.
  2. Click Career Tech Setup.
  3. Home District section, click Add Site.

    Add Site lists sites that are available to add to the Home District locality. As you add sites to the Home District locality, they no longer appear on the list.
  4. Select the option to add all sites or select individual sites to add.
  5. If necessary, use the filter to locate a school. Click Add to access additional filter options.
  6. Click Save.
  7. All sites are active by default. Clear a selected Active option to set a site to inactive, then click Save.
  8. Click Next to continue to the Cluster Setup.

Location Setup: Additional Localities

  1. On the start page, choose District in the main menu.
  2. Click Career Tech Setup.
  3. To add a locality:
    1. Click Add Locality.
    2. Enter the name of the locality, then click Save
  4. To add a site to the locality:
    1. Click Add Site.
    2. Enter information as needed, then click Save.
  5. Click Next to continue to the Cluster Setup.

Cluster Setup

Set up cluster types and clusters.

  1. To add a cluster type:
    1. Click Add Cluster Type.
    2. Enter information as needed, then click Save

  2. To add a cluster:
    1. Click Add Cluster.
    2. Enter information as needed, then click Save.

  3. Click Next to continue to the Program Setup.

Program Setup

Set up program types and programs.

  1. To add a program type:
    1. Click Add Program Type.
    2. Enter information as needed, then click Save.

  2. To add a program:
    1. Click Add Program.
    2. Enter information as needed, then click Save.

  3. Click Next to continue to the Credential Setup.

Credential Setup

  1. To add a credential type:
    1. Click Add Credential Type.
    2. Enter information as needed, then click Save:

  2. To add a credential:
    1. Click Add Credential.
    2. Enter information as needed, then click Save.

  3. Click Next to continue to the Reimbursement Setup.

Reimbursement Setup

If you select Reimbursable for a given credential, then you can set the reimbursement unit price and quantity for the credential.

  1. Select either Show CRIs for Declared Programs or Show CRIs for All Programs.
  2. Click the name of the credential you want to edit, then make any necessary changes:

    FieldDescription
    Unit PriceEnter the reimbursable amount.
    QuantityEnter the reimbursable quantity.
    Extended PriceThe unit price multiplied by the quantity appears.
  3. Click Save.

Set Course as Career Tech

If a course is set as a Career Tech course, then the Career & Technical Education page appears in the PowerSchool SIS Teacher portal for teachers teaching the course.

  1. From the start page, choose one of the following:
    • District > Courses > New Course
    • District > Courses > Click the name of the course you want to edit
  2. Enter information as needed.
  3. Select Career Tech.
  4. Click Submit.

View Change History Details for Career Tech Setup Page

If Change History is enabled, the Change History link appears at the top of the page. Click the link to view the Change History Details for that page.

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