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FERPA Regulations for K12 Schools: Important Guidelines for 2015 Compliance


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The United States Department of Education has issued controversial amendments to FERPA regulations, expanding the usage of student data in 2015. The changes affect the rights of students and parents to the privacy of education records. What do these regulatory developments mean, and how will they impact operations at your school and your responsibilities? Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you and your staff will learn:

  • The most recent FERPA updates: What school administrators must know
  • Proposed changes for 2015 & their effect on your school
  • Disclosure guidelines for protecting student information
  • How to remain compliant & avoid potential legal issues under FERPA

Program Highlights

  • Key FERPA Updates: Recent Changes to Consider for 2015

    • Latest FERPA changes & proposals: Vital updates to minimize liability
    • Sticky exceptions & complicated issues that affect your school
    • Understanding student & parent rights: Keys to ensure compliance
  • Disclosure Guidelines: Keys to Protecting Student Information

    • Why data disclosure poses a risk to student privacy
    • Key definitions and disclosure requirements that are affected
    • What information is your school entitled to release and to whom
  • Keys to Compliancy: The Do's & Don'ts of Protecting Your School

    • Practical tips for implementing policy changes at your school
    • How to ensure compliance & still protect student privacy
    • Common mistakes that hurt K12 schools and how to avoid them
  • Interactive Q&A - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Khaliah Barnes is the EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Center) Administrative Law Counsel. Ms. Barnes has submitted extensive administrative agency comments on a variety of issues, including domestic surveillance, student privacy, medical privacy, and open government.

  • She has provided commentary to local and national media, including CBS This Morning, NPR, and Time Magazine.
  • Khaliah is a member of the Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section of the American Bar Association.
  • Ms. Barnes coordinates EPIC's Student Privacy Project, where she defends student privacy rights in federal court, writes on contemporary student privacy issues, and has testified on the need to safeguard student records.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover recent updates in FERPA & how to remain compliant in 2015.