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PowerPTC – Configure Guardian Scheduling with Counselors & Coaches

With PowerPTC, it is possible to have guardians & parents schedule with faculty members who are not directly tied to their student’s schedule.  This feature, called Open Scheduling, can come in handy if your district would like parents to be able to schedule Parent-Teacher conferences with counselors, principals, deans, activity directors, coaches, department heads, etc.  Open Scheduling is another way to keep… Read more →

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HA Proxy Configuration for Powerschool

Powerschool is a popular Student Information System in use by many school districts.  If your district is larger than a few thousands students, you will likely need to scale out your installation to include multiple application nodes.  Often it will be recommended that you pay a consultant to perform a high availability setup, but in my opinion this is something… Read more →

Open Gate Url Filter Client

Open Gate Client for Chrome

Content filters are expensive, they can degrade the user experience, add to your IT department’s work load, and generally they don’t work that well, especially with the rise of SSL traffic.  For school districts, they are a necessary evil, the best we can do as an IT department is make them as minimally invasive as possible.  For districts using Fortigate… Read more →

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PowerPTC – Summer Sale!

School’s out, but parent-teacher conferences will be here before you know it.  We want to help make your next parent-teacher conferences successful by offering 50% off PowerPTC.  The reduced rates are available until July 15th, so create your PowerPTC.net account at https://www.powerptc.net today! Read more →

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PowerPTC.net – Version 1.0.0

We are proud to announce the release of 1.0.0 of PowerPTC.net, the world’s smartest parent-teacher conference scheduling software.  This update includes many bug fixes as well as the ability to email parents or guardians their activation codes.  Sign-in at powerptc.net to try out the new features or head over to cwssoft.com/powerptc for more information on PowerPTC.net. Read more →

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PowerPTC Beta 4

We have updated PowerPTC to include the ability for an administrator to allow for the creation of appointments with teachers or staff members who are not directly tied to a student’s course schedule.  This allows for parents and guardians to schedule with school counselors, coaches, and principals.  To give the new features a test drive, head over to https://powerptc.net. Read more →

Sleepy Time Looping Bug Fixed!

We are proud to announce that we have corrected the audio looping bug many users have experienced. With this bug, users would hear a distracting gap in the audio loop. For all users with a device running Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or higher, they should no longer hear the gap in the audio loop.  If you are running Android 4.1… Read more →

Sleepy Time Android Bug

Today we released an update for Sleepy Time (Version 2.0.6) which includes a dialog on the first launch of the new version stating the following: “There is a bug in Android that causes a gap in the audio for users with newer phones. If it doesn’t impact you now, it may in the near future! Google has not responded or… Read more →