Presenters

Roger Sprik

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Roger grew up in Puerto Rico, went to college in Michigan, and then started a career in California as a Spanish teacher. Formerly at Valley Christian Schools, he is now the full-time PowerSchool Administrator for Green Dot Charter Schools in Los Angeles. He is a longtime and well-known member of the PowerSchool community through his contributions to PowerDataSolutions, authorship of the mobile web pages, frequent posts on community forums, and presentations at PSUGs in the United States and internationally. While Roger is incredibly knowledgeable about all aspects of PowerSchool, his specialities are customization, GPAs, and Enterprise Reporting. When not hacking PowerSchool, Roger loves to spend time with his family, playing guitar and doing community outreach in places like Tijuana.

Greg Satterwhite 

PSTech Group
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Greg is the president and principal consultant at PSTechGroup, Inc. A former tech support manager and trainer at PowerSchool with more than a decade of PowerSchool experience, he goes back to the days in the late 90’s when what is now PowerScheduler was being developed and later integrated into the PowerSchool SIS. He has presented at numerous PSUG conferences over the years. Working with schools all over the world, Greg specializes in Scheduling, Standards, training and implementations.

Romy Backus

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Romy has been in the PowerSchool world since 2010 and chairs the Middle East PSUG. She’s currently the Student Information Systems Specialist at the American School of Dubai and was previously PowerSchool Coordinator at Zurich International School in Switzerland. Apart from founding the European PSUG in 2012 and organizing annual conferences since then across Europe and the Middle East, she also trains regionally and nationally in the United States. She contributes to the online forums, maintains a number of customizations on PowerSource Exchange, serves on PowerSchool’s Customer Advisory Board, and enjoys working closely with international schools around the world to represent their voice to PowerSchool product managers and create connections with the wider community.

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Eric Schaitel

IMG_20190430_190721_1Eric has been working with PowerSchool at Marcia Brenner Associates since 2009.  His focus has included PowerSchool customization, state reporting, and plugin development.  He is the developer responsible for popular plugins such as the Report Card Creator, Fees Plugin, and Adaptive Scheduler.  Eric has participated in over 30 PowerSchoool users’ group events as an instructor over the last 6 years.