Presenters

Adam Larsen

14939607_10103678245922650_4454394470577778701_oAdam Larsen is an internationally-known PowerSchool 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

Mass_Print_A_Student_Screenfor 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.

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

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.

Greg Satterwhite

Greg 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.  

 

Bob Cornacchioli

bobBob was the Technology Director and PS Administrator for Shrewsbury Public Schools in Massachsusetts, USA. He currently claims to be retired but his business DERO Technical Services keeps him busy with clients and presenting at most PSUG events all over the country. He is also affiliated with Level Data and ParkBench Software. He’s the guy that has the BOSTON accent! His training specialties include standards, elementary scheduling and building standard based report cards.