Tag Archives: FERPA

Stay on the Linking Path: Don’t Forget Privacy

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This second of three mini-webinars presented during Linking Week 2017, featured guidance from the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), as well as lessons learned from North Carolina on ensuring privacy and confidentiality when linking. Presented by Baron Rodriguez, Barbara Simpson, Kelley Blas, & Sharon Walsh in May 2017 Link to Recording Link to Presentation

A Little Privacy Please? Safeguarding the Privacy of Young Children with Disabilities under IDEA and FERPA

This webinar featured privacy and legal experts from the U.S. Department of Education discussing answers to frequently asked questions related to privacy and confidentiality for IDEA early childhood programs. This webinar directly supports OSEP’s recently-released document, Understanding the Confidentiality Requirement Applicable to IDEA Early Childhood Programs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Presented by Susan Kauffman (OSEP), […]

FERPA and IDEA Confidentiality Requirements

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Ross Lemke, Sharon Walsh, & Jennifer Tschantz This presentation discusses privacy provisions under IDEA Part C and Part B and FERPA. It covers basics surrounding protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and […]

IDEA and FERPA Privacy Provisions: Understanding the Basics

Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Ross Lemke & Sharon Walsh This 2015 DEC conference presentation informs viewers of the privacy provisions under IDEA Part C, IDEA Part B, and FERPA. It covers the basics surrounding the legal requirements surrounding the protection of personally identifiable information of children with disabilities and where […]

FERPA for Parents and Eligible Students

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This web page was developed by the U.S. Department of Educations Family Policy Compliance Office specifically for parents and eligible students and contains information and resources geared to educate and inform parents of students enrolled in public elementary schools and secondary schools and students enrolled in public and private colleges and universities. Link to web […]

FERPA General Guidance for Parents

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This guidance provides parents with general information about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The document is a compilation and update of various letters and guidance documents previously issued that respond to a variety of questions about FERPA. Link to web page Link to document (PDF)

2015 Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop

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Conference: Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop Date: February 2015 Presenters: Baron Rodriguez, Frank Miller, Joyce Popp, Sharon Walsh, Robin Nelson, & Missy Cochenour This presentation is focused on the privacy and security of data in the early childhood sector. State teams were invited to participate in an all-day training where they learned about FERPA […]

IDEA and FERPA Confidentiality Provisions

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This 2014 document is a side-by-side comparison of the legal provisions and definitions in IDEA Part B, IDEA Part C and FERPA. It is intended to help differentiate these statutes and provide comparisons for the shared definitions. Published by: U.S. Department of Education Link to Document (PDF)