This seminar is designed for principals, administrators, superintendents, special education directors, teachers, board members, guidance counselors, office staff and attorneys.
Privacy issues within the educational settings affect key policies on an ongoing basis. This course will examine state and federal privacy regulations and standards, and assist participants in developing an effective approach for dealing with privacy law related issues.
The materials and presentations will cover:
Individual Privacy And The Right-To-Know Law
Family Educational Rights And Privacy Act
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
II. Search Issues
C. Searches By School Officials
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
III. Surveillance Issues: Understanding Your Boundaries
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
IV. Individual Privacy And The Right-To-Know Law
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
V. Family Educational Rights And Privacy Act (FERPA)
A. Purpose Of This Act
1. Confidentiality Of Student Records
2. Assuring Parental Access
B. Mandatory Annual Notice
1. Education Records Defined
2. Definition Of PII
3. Directory Information
1. Prior Written Consent
2. Requirements For Re-Disclosure
1. Parents Defined
2. Eligible Student
3. Extent Of Right To Review Records/Limitations
4. Editing Record When Third Parties Are Identified
5. District Responsibilities/Rights
E. Recordkeeping At The Building Level
1. What Recordkeeping Practices Are Most Secure
2. What Inservice Programs Should Be Provided
1. Legitimate Educational Interest
2. Potential New School Entry
4. Health And Safety
5. Other Exceptions Related To National Security
G. Scenario Activity
H. Amendment Rights
1. Rights Of Parents And Eligible Students To Amend Records
2. Hearing Procedures
3. Appeal Procedures
I. Confidentiality In The Internet Age
1. New Challenges
2. Policy Making
J. Recent Decisional Law Regarding Confidentiality
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VI. Public Records
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Future Trends