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K-12 Record Retention Strategies: What to Keep, What to Shred


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Schools must maintain records appropriately in order to minimize liability and comply with numerous federal and state laws and guidelines. What student records must your school save and for how long? What are the specific requirements and retention strategies that you must follow? Join us for a live, 60-minute webinar where you and your staff will learn:

  • Specific K-12 student record retention requirements under law
  • FERPA and other privacy considerations you need to know
  • Academic, disciplinary & medical records: What to save, what to dump
  • Self-audit procedures: Effective solutions to minimize liability
  • Real life examples: Critical mistakes & improper destruction of records

Program Highlights

  • K-12 Student Related Records: What to Keep, For How Long

    • Admissions, academic & disciplinary records: What you must know
    • Student bills & medical records: Keys to stay compliant
    • FERPA & more: Critical policies & procedures
  • Keys to Effectively Review Your Student Record Retention Policies

    • Know the time periods & statutes involved in student record retention
    • Managing student records: Maintaining custody & control
    • Electronic files, websites & emails: Solutions for compliance
  • Record Retention Practices for Schools: Procedures to Stay Compliant

    • Ways to reduce the risk of losing personally identifiable student data
    • Self-audit procedures: Effective solutions to minimize liability
    • Critical mistakes & improper destruction of records: What to avoid
  • Live Q&A session - Have your specific K-12 record retention questions answered!

About The Speaker

Michael Sermersheim served as in-house legal counsel at The University of Akron in Ohio for over 30 years. In 1996, he provided the vision for and then implemented web-based delivery of legal and other information to the campus community, including employee training, university rules and legal compliance.

  • Mr. Sermersheim is a frequent public speaker both locally and nationally having spoken on a broad range of legal compliance subjects, including Fundamental Responsibilities for Attorneys in Electronic Discovery, Record Retention and Destruction Considerations for Counsel and Senior Management, selected risk management matters, computer access, forms of harassment, policy formation and implementation and employment issues. Additionally, he has published several works that are of significant interest to senior managers.
  • Michael is the Chief Records Information Officer at Vestige, Ltd. in Medina, Ohio. In this capacity, he provides management consulting to educational institutions, government and businesses regarding the business and need for information privacy, information security, management of information and a broad array of compliance matters for businesses today. Mr. Sermersheim is also a part-time faculty member at the graduate school of Cleveland State University.

Program Benefits

This practical, 60-minute webinar will provide you with the framework for properly managing and maintaining a K-12 student record retention policy.