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So You Think You Know FERPA?!

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Sean Cottrell  
Kevin Herms  
Ross Lemke  
Frank Miller  

Think you know everything there is to know about the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)? The U.S. Department of Education’s Student Privacy Policy Office, through the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), is issuing a challenge to all attendees to come put their knowledge to the test!

Audience: Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Principals/head teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Topic: Safety, security & student data privacy
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  • Support educators in using technology to advance learning that meets the diverse learning, cultural, and social-emotional needs of individual students.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

In this session, we will explore complex and varied real-world scenarios that concern student privacy and ask you, the audience, to help us work through them. This session provides an excellent forum for discussion of complex issues regarding FERPA and a great space to have your questions answered. Do you think you have what it takes? To that we say, “It depends!”

Outline

Think you know everything there is to know about the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)? The U.S. Department of Education’s Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is issuing a challenge to all attendees to come put their knowledge to the test! In this session, we will explore complex and varied real-world scenarios that concern student privacy and ask you, the audience, to help us work through them. This session provides an excellent forum for discussion of complex issues regarding FERPA and a great space to have your questions answered. Do you think you have what it takes? To that we say, “It depends!”

Supporting research

studentprivacy.ed.gov

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Presenters

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Sean Cottrell, U.S. Dept. of Ed. PTAC
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Kevin Herms, US Dept. Education
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Ross Lemke, Privacy Technical Assistance Center
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Frank Miller, US Dept. Education

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