Presenters

Roger Sprik

rogerRoger grew up in Puerto Rico, went to college in Michigan, and then started a career in California as a Spanish teacher. Since then he has returned to a first love in computing and is the full-time Technology Director for Valley Christian Schools outside of 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 both the Southern California PSUG and the National PSUG conferences. 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

gregGreg is the president and principal consultant at PSTechGroup, Inc. A former tech support manager and trainer at PowerSchool with 14 years 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

Picture3Romy has been part of the PowerSchool world since 2010. 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 conferences in Zurich, Valencia, Malta, and now Dubai, she also trains at the National PSUG conference in Las Vegas each summer. She contributes frequently to the online PSUG Yahoo and PowerSource forums, maintains several 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.

Fourth Presenter (TBD)

Jason Springel (tentative)

Picture4Jason Springel is the PowerSchool Evangelist of Insider Screencast fame and has been assisting schools with their technology needs in a variety of roles for the past 22 years at Apple, Pearson, and PowerSchool, and uses that experience to provide guidance and leadership to help shape future product development. Jason delights in meeting and working with customers and educators at user group conferences and other events, where he has become a well-known speaker. Jason has been a fan and user of PowerSchool since 1999, and feels privileged to officially represent the product.

Chris Walberg – intellimedia (remote presenter)

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A longtime sponsor of PSUG conferences, intellimedia is a Canadian consulting and software development company specializing in education services and solutions with a proven track record of helping schools optimize the value of technology investments, including PowerSchool.  Intellimedia has extensive knowledge and experience with education solutions and PowerSchool customizations. Their close relationship with PowerSchool LLC as a trusted partner integration consultant positions them to help schools and PowerSchool partners improve efficiency, enhance data driven decision-making, as well as achieve more seamless system integration. Chris Walberg will be presenting remotely on the PowerSchool API.

intellimedia is the primary sponsor for this conference and we are very grateful for their support and contributions!