FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the Event Calendar work?
This new element is a very useful tool that gives administrators and teachers the ability to manage and share a calendar with their audience. It gives y...
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 12:16 PM
What is a form?
A form is a page that a user can access, edit, and submit. A form can be used to gather data from or provide information to a user. A form can be tied to...
Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 3:19 PM
Why does a particular student appear in the Notification list but there are no yellow leaves on their form list, indicating a response awaiting approval?
Ecollect creates notifications that appear in PowerSchool's standard notification area, which can be reached by clicking on the exclamation point ico...
Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 10:45 AM
Can I change the owner of a form?
Yes, you can now change the owner of a form. The owner is the only user who can edit a given form. Ownership of a form is first established when the form is...
Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 1:47 PM
Can Ecollect take the place of Custom Screens and Pages?
We believe, in most cases, yes. At the very least, Ecollect can take the place of the built-in PowerSchool Custom Screens feature for students.    Custom...
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:57 PM
Why can't I see a form on a student's record?
When you create a form, you have many different opportunities to share that form with different groups of people (Admin, Teacher, Parent, Student), as wel...
Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 2:38 PM
What are form elements?
Form elements are items that can be placed onto a form. Their function can be to gather data from users, display information to users, or organize other ...
Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 3:24 PM
How do I delete a response to a form?
If you need to delete a response to a form, you will need to contact AccelaSchool support and open a ticket. This is the information we will need in ord...
Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 2:58 PM
Can teachers build forms?
Yes, teachers have the ability to build forms, similar to admin users. There are some limitations, however. Teachers do not have the ability to link PowerS...
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:37 PM
Can admin users build forms?
Yes, users of the Admin portal can build forms. Admin users have access to all of Ecollect’s functionality, such as PowerSchool field linking, notification...
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:40 PM