PSD Troubleshooting

Cooperating Teacher – Logging in to PSD
Log in to PSD using
your email address
and your password.
Your password
should have been
sent to you in an
If you have lost or
forgotten your
password, don’t
Just click the Forgot
Your Password link
and you can request
a new password
which will be sent to
you immediately
Cooperating Teacher – Home: Dashboard
Your Home page is your
You can always get to it
by clicking on the symbol
of the home
The Dashboard shows a
listing of all of the
assessments you will be
completing for your
Be sure to select the
right term and
placement period, if you
are mentoring in
multiple placement
When it is time to
complete an assessment,
it will turn dark blue and
you may click on the title
to complete it.
Cooperating Teacher – Assessment Form
If the assessment has been saved
previously, you will need to click the
EDIT button to change any of the
When you select an
assessment, you will
be presented with the
form to complete.
You may choose to
view one section or
domain at a time, or
the entire list of
assessment items.
Cooperating Teacher – Assessment Editing
When you are done
answering all the questions,
click Mark Complete. This
signals the system that you
are done with the
(You can still edit it if necessary)
If you just want to stop editing
and intend to finish later, click
Done Editing
Many questions are based on a
sliding “Likert” scale. Simply
move the slider to indicate your
As you move a slider, if a rubric
statement is available, it will be
displayed dynamically.
As you move a slider, your
assessment is saved
Please note that some
questions may require a
typed, short-response
When you are finished editing,
you may click the Home symbol to
return to your Dashboard.
Cooperating Teacher – Getting Help
In the bottom right of your
screen, you will see a blue
menu. This is how you can
get help if you need it.
Clicking on the Help menu
will pull up a form where you
can leave a message, or you
can chat in real time with a
support person between 9AM
and 5PM
Cooperating Teacher – Logout
To log out of the system, click the
small down arrow in the top
right of your main menu.
Then click Logout in the drop
down menu.
Additional User Information
The following pages
describe OPTIONAL
capabilities of the PSD
Cooperating Teacher – PD Recommendations
You will note that the Student Teacher
Evaluation assessment has a additional
block of information to the right.
These are PD courses that are aligned to
the competencies identified in the
assessment. As you complete the
assessment , this list will populate.
Currently, the list will show the freely
available PD courses offered through the
PD Center on PDE SAS (
Clicking on the light-bulb array will pop
up an explanation as to why this is being
recommended. You may wish to discuss
this with your teacher candidate
Cooperating Teacher – Profile Viewing
If you wish to view or update your personal
information in the system, you may click on
the Profile icon
Click the Edit button if you wish to make any
Cooperating Teacher – Profile Editing
When in “edit mode” your profile
as three tabs of information that
you can review.
Basics, Photo, Other
Cooperating Teacher – Profile Editing
To provide a picture, you
may upload it or
temporarily enable your
camera to take your
(if you have one built into your
Cooperating Teacher – Profile Editing
We do not recommend
changing the
Organization. If you feel
that it is incorrect, please
notify the help desk.
Cooperating Teacher – Learning Catalog
The Learning Catalog is a
list of courses available for
the student who needs
help with particular
The dropdown selector
will allow you to select
specific assessment items
on the Student Teacher
Cooperating Teacher – Resources
The Resources page provides
links to useful, downloadable
documents, such as assessment
forms and help guides.
Cooperating Teacher – Assessment Form
If you wish to change your
password to something easier for
you to remember, click on the main
Home menu and then the
Password icon.
You will need to provide your
current password and then type
your new password twice. Please
note the new password
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