The U.S. Department of Education has provided answers to questions that school officials may have had concerning the disclosure of personally identifiable information from students’ education records to outside entities when addressing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The U.S. Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released updated joint guidance addressing the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to records maintained on students.
August 28, 2019 This interactive webinar highlights stories from Part C Coordinators who have or are developing collaborative data sharing agreements that allow them to share Part C data with their Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (EHDI). This webinar also allows participants to express their challenges and/or issues and as a group and brainstorm […]
This 2017 brief discusses the benefits for Part C and Part B 619 program leaders of participating in an ECIDS, explores some of the questions that these leaders need to ask as part of deciding whether to contribute data to their state’s ECIDS, and recommends additional resources. It is designed to help programs reap maximum […]
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 Webinar Recording Webinar Presentation
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), […]
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 […]
This 2013 short video highlights the key points of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) for parents and students. Student Privacy 101 (Video)
This 2016 brief promotes formal data governance for Part C data by describing lessons learned from other industries; outlining the risks of informal data governance and benefits of formal data governance; and providing action steps to support state Part C systems in establishing or improving formal data governance. By Denise Mauzy, Bruce Bull, & Tate […]
This 2016 document provides an orientation to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for Part C and Part B 619 agencies, programs, and service providers. Through answering frequently asked questions DaSy receives about HIPAA, the document highlights aspects of HIPAA most relevant to IDEA early childhood programs. By The DaSy Center Please note: […]