PowerSchool Emergency Information Updates

Jim Thorpe Area School District - Information and Emergency Contact Update 

We are excited to announce online Information and Emergency Contact Update for the upcoming school year! This process replaces the paper forms sent home at the beginning of each school year. Your Information and Emergency Contact Update for  your student  in the Jim Thorpe Area School District is now available online. It is accessed through the PowerSchool Parent Portal. If you do not have your PowerSchool Parent Portal account set up, directions for doing so are in the PowerSchool Parent Portal letter sent by the school. By accessing it there, you do not need a snapcode. If you did not receive a letter, please contact your school office.

It can also be accessed directly here:  https://secure.infosnap.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=15541&culture=en

Should I create a Parent Portal account?

If you’ve never accessed the PowerSchool Parent Portal to access your child's grades, you should create an account. This allows you to complete the required emergency contact information updates.

How do I get started updating my student's information?

Visit http://ps.jtasd.org, sign in using your PowerSchool parent account and click the Information and Emergency Contact Information Update link located on the lower left hand side of the page. Follow the directions to complete the Information and Emergency Contact Information. If you need to stop before completing the form, the site will securely save your work and you can resume work at a later time if necessary.

Do I have to answer all the questions? What if I make a mistake? What if I don’t know what a question is asking.
Questions marked with a red asterisk (*) are required. If you would like to make a change, click on the underlined field or click Prev to return to a previous page. You can contact your child's school office to ask any general questions about the form or the Information and Emergency Contact Update process.

I’ve completed the form. Now what?

When you have finished entering your information, click “Submit.” This will send all of the information you’ve entered to the school. If you cannot click on this button, you will need to make sure that you have answered all required questions.

What if I have more than one student in the district?
Do I need to do this for each child? Yes, because you’ll need to provide information that is specific for each child. We recommend that you submit one Information and Emergency Contact Update and then start another. This will allow you to “snap over” shared family information, which will save you time.

Help! I don't have Internet access at home

You have several options. Contact the school office for a paper copy. The Dimmick Memorial Library and the Penn Kidder Library offers public computer access. In addition, the schools will also have computers available at Meet the Teacher Night for you to complete this process.

Help! I have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account but don't remember my username or password.

Click on the Forgot Username or Password link and follow the directions. If this does not work, contact Jerome Brown, Director of Technology at 570-325-5139.

If you have any technical questions on accessing this information, visit https://infosnap.zendesk.com or click “Contact Us” from any form page. For Powerschool account please email Jerome Brown, Director of Technology at jbrownjr@jtasd.org or contact him at 570-325-5139. Please call the school office if you have any general questions or comments.