Presenters

Adam Larsen

14939607_10103678245922650_4454394470577778701_oAdam Larsen is an internationally-known Mass_Print_A_Student_ScreenPowerSchool administrator, speaker, developer, analyst, and trainer.  He has blended a background as a web developer and school psychologist into a single position where he manages the collection and analysis of data, coaches principals in the use of student information, and develops tools for tracking and reporting student progress for a medium-sized rural school district in the United States, about 160km  from Chicago.  Adam managed the PowerSchool implementation for this district in 2010 and continues as the chief administrator of the system today. He is also the owner and principal developer at Aurora Educational Technology, which provides PowerSchool consulting services as well as many wonderful free plugins to the PowerSchool community.

Greg Satterwhite 

PSTech Group

gregGreg 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.

Jason Springel

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.

Romy Backus

13329485_10100242744654665_1468146302392795651_oThis is Romy’s eighth year in the PowerSchool world. She currently holds the position of 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 users 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.

intellimedia (Chris Walberg & Ahmad Jawad)

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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 and Ahmad Jawad will be present in person at the conference.

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