Facilitated Online Course: Protecting Student Privacy

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Protecting Student Privacy in Connected Learning
 
Educators, students, and parents are now benefiting from the exciting opportunities available as a result of new instructional technologies, including cloud-based technology services and mobile applications. These technologies enable rich, data-powered classroom experiences and the anytime, anywhere learning that education technologists and educators have envisioned for many years.
 
The course will offer the following benefits:
  • structured conversation and workshop led by a knowledgeable and experienced facilitator
  • weekly live and asynchronous discussions with colleagues dealing with the same issues
  • a plan and strategy to develop local privacy policy and practices
  • preparation for the Trusted Learning Environment program application
By the end of the course, you should have the tools and information you need to begin building or improve upon your student data policies and practices. 9 CEA Credits toward CETL® recertification.

There are two parts to this course.  

 

Summer 2021 Facilitated Data Privacy Course

Part I: Laying the Foundation
June 9, 2021 - July 28, 2021

All classes are 1:00 PM-2:00PM ET.
The minimum number of students is 10. 

Register for Part 1 of the privacy Course

 
 
How do you protect your students’ data from third-party providers? Know the laws and build the foundation for sound data privacy policies to mitigate risk. This course has been recently updated to reflect the most current content including a new section on Student Privacy and Remote Learning Resources. This 8-week, Fall 2020 class will focus on the policies and procedures relating to federal regulations, procurement process, and a data governance plan. Participants will achieve the fundamental concepts in the following:  
 
  • Historical and current landscape of data privacy issues in K-12 education
  • Major federal and state legislations and how they affect school systems and communities
  • Best practices in the procurement process and data governance including responsible use polices and professional development

June 9, 2021

Introduction
• About the course
• Course Expectations
• Trusted Learning Environment 
• Data Governance
July 7, 2021
Applying Federal Regulations
Establishing a Balanced Perspective
Understanding Metadata and De-identification
Going Beyond Regulations

June 16, 2021

Making the Case for Student Data Privacy
Current State of Privacy Concerns
The value of student data
Trust and Transparency
July 14, 2021
The Procurement Process
Privacy Challenges with Online Service Providers
Contracts
Click Wrap Agreements

June 23, 2021

Introduction to the Legal Landscape
Key Privacy Laws
Parents Rights
State and Federal Perspectives
July 21, 2021
Building a Culture of Data Governance
Policies and Procedures
Responsible Use
Professional Development for Stakeholders 

June 30, 2021

Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
Defining an Education Record
Parents Rights
FERPA Exceptions
July 28, 2021 Putting it Together: Course Review 
• Participant Action Plan Presentations

 

Fall 2021, Facilitated Data Privacy Course

Part 2-Sept 15, 2021 - Nov 3, 2021

Registration is not yet open for the Fall event.

All classes start at 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET.
The minimum number of students is 10.

The 8-week class will focus on the implementation of your school system’s student data polices and takes a deep dive into securing your network, developing a data governance plan, and preparing your Trusted Learning Environment application.
 

Sep 15, 2021

Introduction
• About the course
• Course Expectations
• Trusted Learning Environment 
• Data Governance
Oct 13, 2021
Working with Online Service Providers
Considering the Cloud
Security Challenges with Online Service Providers
Contracts
Click Wrap Agreements

Sep 22, 2021

Review of Key Privacy Concepts
Student Data Privacy Challenges
Key Privacy Laws
The value of student data
Trust and Transparency
Establishing Balance 
Oct 20, 2021
Building a Culture of Data Governance
Stakeholder Involvement
Policies and Procedures
Professional Development
Balance and Transparency

Sep 29, 2021

Data Security
The Lifecycle of Data
Reasonable Security and Best Practices
Oct 27, 2021
Moving Beyond the Basics
Steps Every School District Should Take
Building Your Data Governance Program
Preparing for Your Trusted Learning Environment Application

Oct 6, 2021

Security Breaches
Addressing Security Breaches
Enterprise-Wide Planning
Nov. 3, 2021 Putting it Together: Course Review 
• Participant Action Plan Presentations