Technology Assistance

Technology Assistance

Jennifer Burks, Associate Superintendent of Technology and Innovation
15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA  92128
Help Desk Phone: 858-521-2790 

Support for accessing and using technology resources in the PUSD District

CONTACT INFORMATION:

http://poway.instructure.com
myCONNECT help - email myPlanHelpDesk@powayusd.com
or call the help desk at 858-521-2790 (7:00am - 3:00pm).
Messages left after 3:00 pm will be returned on the following business day.

https://myplan.powayusd.com/
MyPLAN Portal help - email myplanHelpDesk@powayusd.com
or call the help desk at 858-521-2790 (7:00am - 3:00pm).
Messages left after 3:00 pm will be returned on the following business day.

Password Management help go to https://password.powayusd.com

LearningPoint.org - LearningPoint.org has been decommissioned [2015]. MyCONNECT has taken the place of LearningPoint.  Please go to http://poway.instructure.com as this is the new Learning Management System for Poway Unified School District.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

(click on the question for the answer)

ACCOUNT/ LOGIN QUESTIONS

I am a parent, how do I get a login for MyPLAN and myCONNECT?

I am a student, how do I get a login for MyPLAN and myCONNECT?

I cannot remember my parent account password; What do I do?

How can I get my student's GRID Code?

Can I use the MyPLAN Portal?

 

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS QUESTIONS

What browser should I use?

Do I need Pop-up Blockers disabled?

Do I need a Java plugin?

What System Requirements do I need for myCONNECT?

What System Requirements do I need for MyPLAN?

Students and parents have access to several web-based tools which align to and support the learning process. The two major systems that students and parents will access are 1) our learning management system called myCONNECT and 2) our District portal site called MyPLAN.

1. Learning Point: is no longer in use. Please see myCONNECT

2. MyPLAN Portal: http://myplan.powayusd.com ~ HS, MS and ES sites.* Providing parents, students, and teachers with 24/7 remote access to all our District's IT resources and personalized reports for attendance, grades, schedules, etc. MyPLAN Portal is designed to achieve better, more efficient communication in support of student learning. For MyPLAN support, please email MyPlanHelpDesk@powayusd.com or call the help desk at 858-521-2790 (7:00am - 3:00pm)

3. MyCONNECT ~ https://poway.instructure.com/login MS, HS and some ES sites.* This is a learning management tool which supports classroom instruction for the student. By accessing myCONNECT students and parents can review current grades, classroom assignments and expectations as well as other resources provided by the teacher. Answers to common questions, such as how to access MyCONNECT and your child's courses, can be found by visiting our support page: Parent @ccess Handout. Guides are available at Getting Started with Canvas. For all other questions, please email myPlanHelpdesk@powayusd.com or call the help desk at 858-521-2790 (7:00am - 3:00pm)

 


ACCOUNT/ LOGIN ANSWERS

 

I am a parent, how do I get a login for myCONNECT and MyPLAN?

An informational letter with a new user account name and password was sent to all parents of secondary students (grades 6-12). If you did not receive this letter, or have misplaced it, please contact your child(ren)'s school, or the help desk. See our Parent @ccess Handout.

If you are a parent of a new student enrolled after September 30, 2014, contact your child(ren)'s school, or the help desk to request your parent account information.

 

I am a student, how do I get a login for myCONNECT and MyPLAN?

Student accounts are made automatically with student ID numbers for the username and a default password. The username and password you use for logging in at school is the same for MyCONNECT and MyPLAN Portal.

Students please note: When you reset your NOVELL password at school and answer your challenge questions, you are also changing your myCONNECT and MyPLAN password! To reset your password, go to https://password.powayusd.com

 

I cannot remember my parent account password; What do I do?

Go to https://password.powayusd.com and follow the instructions.

 

How can I get my student's GRID Code?

Students can ask any of their classroom teachers for this information OR parents can access the information from the MyPLAN Portal.
 

I have several children in the Poway School District. Why did I only receive one login?

This account enables parents to view all their children's information under one login through myCONNECT or MyPLAN Portal.


SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS ANSWERS

 

What browser should I use?

Preferred Browsers ~ IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari 5. Please keep your browser current.

 

Do I need Pop-up Blockers disabled?

Yes, Pop-Up Blockers need to be disabled ~ Please read this help document to disable popups.: Disable Pop-ups


Do I need a Java plugin?

Yes, you need JAVA plugins ~ Please visit this site to confirm you have what is needed:  http://www.java.com

 

What System Requirements do I need for myCONNECT?

To complete a system check, please click here for a computer analysis. If this page does not load in Internet Explorer it is because you do not have the proper Java download to run this page. http://www.java.com

 

What System Requirements do I need for MyPlan?

A system check is provided on the login page. Here is the direct link: https://myplan.powayusd.com/apps/systemCheck/systemCheck.jsp

 


District-Wide Instructional / Learning Tools:

 

1. CompassLearning ~ http://cl.powayusd.com ~ Some ES.* Provides interactive games and curriculum content based upon individual student MAP Rit scores. (Student access only, using student ID and password) Click here for the CompassLearning Support Page
 

2. WorldBook Online: http://www.worldbookonline.com ~ ES, MS, HS.* A collection of resources which supports the research process. (Student login method will be provided by the school librarian/classroom teacher in a student orientation)
 

3.  SAS Curriculum Pathways: http://www.sascurriculumpathways.com/ ~ ES, MS, HS.* A collection of resources to support math, language arts and the writing process.  (Student access and account creation provided by teacher using content specific to the classroom)

 

*ES = Elementary School Resources, MS = Middle School Resources, HS = High School Resources

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2761. View Annual Notification of Parents’/Students’ Rights | Annual Notification of Employees’ Rights

POWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT | 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128 | (858) 521-2800

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