Membership includes:

  • A full voice in determining priorities and input throughout deliverables development
  • Collaborative development of standardized and vetted contract language
  • A role inputting and full access to a clearinghouse of research and privacy effective practices, Use cases and technical assistance guides, Audit processes, checklists, and tools support, Data governance and management modeling, and communities of practice between and among consortium members
  • Access to a community of schools, districts, states and marketplace providers dealing with the same issues you are!

End Users


Specific benefits of membership

  • Application Resource Registry - check the apps!
  • National Data Privacy Agreement Clause Set
  • Automate and Certify Software Contract Privacy Obligations
  • Privacy Effective Practice Sharing Tools
  • A growing international Community setting clear expectations between Vendors and Customers

What is the value proposition for your organization's involvement?

  • Product / Service Promotion
  • Proactive Legal/Legislative Development
  • National Privacy Clause Set development
  • Legislative guidance
  • Current and potential customer needs identification
  • Tools Access
  • Registry API access
  • Privacy Obligations Document (POD) API **TBD**
  • Privacy Quality Control Program **TBD**
  • Community Involvement
  • Access to decision maker contact info
  • Privacy Professional Development for Staff
  • Involvement in developing Use Case Pilots

Membership Fees

As well as membership of the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC), you may also wish to consider joint membership of the A4L Community too (the SDPC is a Special Interest Group of the A4L Community). 


Benefits of joint A4L Community & SDPC membership include: Access to Tools including SIF Test Harness, SIF Certification Program, SDPC API, SDPC Digital Tools Governance; Technical Advice & Support including access to Staff & Community member expertise to resolve technical issues and development; Collaboration in working groups and Special Interest Groups, creating valuable relationships with your peers; inclusion on the Vendor Marketplace promoted to the education sector; and regular Communications including A4L Quarterly Newsletters and monthly updates, quarterly SDPC updates and group updates.  


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All membership dues are shown in USD, payable per annum.

Vendors membership dues are based on the gross annual revenue on an organization.

Alliance: Individual State Alliance (Regional Agency/SEA or Association)

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Further discounts are available for existing A4L Community Members wishing to join the Student Data Privacy Consortium.  Please go to the membership application page to review the available Member discounts.