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K-12 Data Privacy & Training - Is there a missing link?

Education Week released an interesting piece on the need for improved training when managing student privacy. 

Entitled Why K-12 Data Privacy Training Needs to Improve, the article addresses a valid concern for many.

...(despite) bills at both the state and federal levels raising awareness of the need to better protect and secure student data, attention to training is still limited. Experts say greater emphasis should be placed on educating the educators, especially given the privacy threats that can come from using online homework portals, digital grade books, or student email programs.

Read full article here > 

Silicon Valley Ed Leaders Workshop

We are thrilled to announce that Education Framework will be participating in the 2015 EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit - Silicon Valley EdLeaders Workshop.

Friday, October 23
8:00am – 2:30pm
Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA

The EdLeaders Workshop is a small group event for senior education administrators with a curated set of Edtech companies based on their districts' priorities. The workshop includes short sessions for admins & companies on improving communication and an opportunity to better understand school & district technology needs.

We will be there to better understand the needs of the administrators, and will be discussing techniques that school and district leaders can use to automate the student data privacy management process and increase the safety and privacy of student data.

Interested in attending? Educators register for Free! 

Registration info here >

Student Data Privacy Automation Session at GaETC 2015

Be sure to join us in Atlanta at the Georgia Educational Technology Conference (GaETC) where we are hosting a session to help school and district administrators better understand student data privacy management and the importance of automation.
Avoiding the Mess: The Importance of Automation in Student Data Privacy
Participants will learn how automating the process leverages computing power to decrease costs and increase the safety & privacy of student information.

Day: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015
Time: 9:45am - 10:40 am
Room: German 1-2
Capacity: 110

Interested in attending? GaETC registration information here

Also, please plan to stop by Booth 420 to discuss how to set up a student privacy assessment for your school or district.