The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) is an unique collaborative of schools, districts, regional, territories and state agencies, policy makers, trade organizations and marketplace providers addressing real-world, adaptable, and implementable solutions to growing data privacy concerns. The Consortium also leverages work done by numerous partner organizations but focuses on issues being faced by “on-the-ground” practitioners.
SDPC Alliance Leadership Project Team
The focus of this group is to provide updates, reminders and needs conversation between State Alliance Leads, includes NDPA development discussions.
Call Schedule: Every 2 weeks, Thursday at 12noon ET
SDPC Vendor Project Team
The focus for this group is to facilitate Vendor only sessions gathering needs, questions, effective practice and student privacy story sharing between vendors, includes NDPA development discussions.
Call Schedule: Quarterly, Thursday at 2pm ET
*currently call schedule is 3 weekly as NDPA development discussions continue*
Global Education Security Standards (GESS) Project Team
The new Global Education Security Standard (GESS) Project Team has been working diligently to develop a matrix/crosswalk of all existing security frameworks and identify a core set of controls applicable to PK-20 data. The group is at a point now that they would like to share this work with industry experts to obtain feedback to further guide their work.
Call Schedule: Every 2 weeks, Thursdays, 4pm US ET
SDPC Resource Registry Roadmap (R3) Project Team
This group is charged with establishing a long-term vision for the SDPC Resource Registry including features, functionalities, operations, funding and priorities for change requests. This information is then passed along to SDPC Management Board for discussion and approval.
Call Schedule: Quarterly, 1st Tuesday at 1pm ET (Oct, Jan, Apr, Jul)
SDPC Research Data Sharing Agreement Project Team
The Research Data Privacy Agreement (RDPA) Project Team is charged with the task of standardizing data sharing agreement between end users and researchers. This will be accomplished by reviewing examples of currently used Research Data Sharing Agreements and some “must haves” in a potential candidate draft. The Project Team will successfully leverage the processes and format of the National Data Privacy Agreement SDPC work to generate and support the usage of a common agreement addressing the needs of both end users and researchers.
Call Schedule: Every month, 3rd Tuesday at 2pm ET
SDPC Legislative Activity Project Team
This group focuses on the current and future legislative activities impacting on the ground student privacy work and the possibility of crafting suggested wording for each State Alliance government representatives.
Call Schedule: Every 3 months, 1st Thursday, at 3pm ET (Feb, May, Aug, Nov)
NDPA Policy, Procedures & Usage (PPU) Project Team
The focus of this group is around ongoing management of NDPA draft development and policy and procedures surrounding its usage.
*Currently on hold during the NDPA v2 development process currently underway by Alliance & Vendor Project Teams*
Call Schedule: TBD
SDPC Management Board
The Local Management Board has the responsibility of directing and overseeing the local activities of the Consortium. The Local Management Board shall approve projects and programs for the benefit of the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) Participants.
Call Schedule: 4th Tuesday, every month at 4pm ET
In addition, we have ‘open’ webinars for the education marketplace as follows:
SDPC Vendor Showcase Webinars
Monthly webinars by our SDPC Vendor Members providing information on how they are addressing privacy policies, effective practices etc with their organization’s products or services.
Call Schedule: (March-November) 3rd Thursday, every month at 2pm ET
Consortium Update Webinars
Quarterly webinars updating the marketplace on Consortium activities, Alliance progression and the National Data Privacy Agreement (NDPA) and Research Data Sharing Agreement (RDPA).
Call Schedule: 2nd month of the quarter, 1st Wednesday at 2pm ET (May, Aug, Nov, Feb)