PowerSchool CCSDUT

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PowerSchool is a web application which can be used to provide information about students. Cache County School District or CCSDUT is one of the districts which use this web application. If you are parents of a child who studies at a school which is part of the Cache County School District, the information about PowerSchool is important to know.

Logging in to Student and Parent Account of PowerSchool

The question about logging in to a PowerSchool account may come to your mind when you know that your school uses PowerSchool. Thankfully, the way to login to a PowerSchool account is very easy.

  • The first thing that you have to do is to open your browser.
  • After you open your browser, then you have to access the website of Cache County School District or CCSDUT at www.ccsdut.org.

PowerSchool CCSDUT

  • When you are in the home page of the website, you have to scroll down and then find PowerSchool Parent (Grades and Attendance) at the right side of the screen and then click on it. Then, you will be taken to the PowerSchool login page. Alternatively, you are able to click on the For Parents menu in the home page of the site and then scroll down the page. In the Parent Resources, you can find PowerSchool Login and you have to click on it.
  • Now, you are on the PowerSchool login page. As a parent, you are able to login by clicking on the Sign In tab and then entering your username and password. If you have entered your username and password, then you have to click on the Sign In button.

PowerSchool login page

Before you sign in, you have to make sure that you have created an account. If not, you need to choose the Create Account instead and then click on the Create Account button.

It is important for you to know that PowerSchool will be down the first Saturday of every month from 7 am to noon because there is a maintenance.

Getting Parent Alerts and Notifications from PowerSchool

You have to ensure that you are able to get alerts from PowerSchool. For ensuring that, you must follow the steps below to make sure that you are signed up so that you can get important alerts and messages from the school district. The steps below are based on the website of CCSDUT.

  • The first thing that you have to do is to sign in to Parent/ Student PowerSchool on a computer by using this link https://powerschool.ccsdut.org/.
  • After you sign in, there will be tabs at the top with your child’s name. The thing that you have to do here is to choose the child at the top for which you want to update the contact information.
  • Now, you have to find a link named SwiftReach SwiftK12 which can be found on the left navigation pane under Alerting and  that link must be clicked.
  • Now, if you want to change or review your preferences per contact method, you have to click the words which say “Alert Preferences” which can be found on the top right of the screen.
  • After Alert Preferences is clicked, then your Contact Information page will load.
  • Do you want to change your preferences for a contact method that currently exists? If so, you have to click on the orange box which says “Alert Preferences”.
  • After you have clicked on the orange Alert Preferences button, now you will see your Alert Preferences box.
  • You have to click the box beside the categories for which you want to be contacted for on this contact information. After you have made your changes, then you have to click on the green Save button. For your information, all changes that you have made now have been saved and it will be used with the next set of communications from your school or district.

The Method to Check Your Child’s Contacts in PowerSchool

You may wonder about the steps that you have to do to view all of the contacts associated with your child. If you want to see all of the contacts which are associated with your child, you are able to log in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal by using a computer or browser on your phone and not using the PowerSchool app. After logging in to the parent portal, then you have to click on the name of the child at the top for which you want to see the contact information.

Now, you have to click on the Forms link which can be found on the left navigation. Under the Information Only header, you have to find the form named ‘Contacts for Child’ and then you have to click on that link. There will be a list of all of the contacts which are associated with that child and their contact information.

It is important for you to know that if you have to make any changes to the contacts which are shown on that page, you need to go back to the Forms link in the PowerSchool Parent Portal and then you have to complete and submit the ‘CCSD Update 3 – Parent Emergency Contact and Address Information’ form. If you must change any of your own contact information, you need to click on the SwiftK12 link which can be found at the top of the PowerSchool Parent Portal and make those changes here.

The Steps to Update Your Contact Information in the PowerSchool Parent Portal

  • First, you must log into the Parent Portal in your browser.
  • Then, there are tabs at the top with your child’s name. You have to choose the child at the top for which you want to update the contact information.
  • There is a link named SwiftReach Swift12 on the left navigation pane under Alerting and you must click on it.
  • If you want to change or review your preferences per contact method, you must click on the words ‘Alert Preferences’ on the top right of the screen.
  • After Alert Preferences is clicked, then your Contact Information page will open.
  • Do you want to add an additional contact method such as email address or phone number? If so, you must click on the green box which says “+ Add New Field’.
  • If you want to edit an existing contact method, you have to click on the blue Edit button beside the contact information that you want to edit.
  • The Edit Field box will be shown and then you have to enter the updated contact information and click on the Save button when you are done.
  • You have to insert the updated contact information and then click on the green Save button after you are done.
  • Do you want to change your preferences for a contact method that now exists? If so, you must click on the orange box saying Alert Preferences.
  • After you have clicked on the Alert Preferences button, there will be an Alert Preferences box.
  • You have to click the box beside the categories for which you want to be contacted for on this contact information. After you have made your changes, you must click on the Save button.
  • Let’s say that you want to delete an existing contact method. Then, you must click on the red Delete button beside the contact information that you want to delete.
  • To confirm the deletion, you will be asked. If you are sure that you want to delete the contact information, you must click on the Delete in the confirmation box.
  • Now, your contact information has been updated.

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