PowerSchool Launches Centralized Human Resources System
Ed tech developer PowerSchool has unveiled its new Unified
Talent Human Resources Management System, a tool designed to
centralize K–12 HR management and provide tracking and direct
access to HR data and functions.
The new tool was formally announced at the American
Association of School Personnel Administrators Annual Conference
Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Tools for tracking recruiting, hiring and
onboarding from a single screen;
Self-service features for employees to
access and manage benefits and payroll options;
Tools for managing leave and substitutes;
Observation and walkthrough tracking;
Tracking rosters and registrations; and
A Manager's Portal, providing a "central
view of K-12 HR information, aggregating all your important metrics.
Click on any widget to dig directly into details and workflows.
Users can view everything they’re authorized to access with a
click or two."
“Educators tell us they are overwhelmed by accessing multiple
systems and constantly searching for the right data, making it
difficult to track progress and quickly assess next steps,” said
PowerSchool Chief Product Officer Marcy Daniel, in a prepared
statement. “With PowerSchool Human Resources Management System, HR
managers can save valuable time and energy so they can focus on what
really matters — supporting and retaining teachers and improving
The PowerSchool Unified Talent Human Resources Management System
is expected to be available by the end of the year. A demo is
details can be found on PowerSchool's site.
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