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Resources

We are in the process of putting various resources together to help you understand the SDPC, find out how to get started on your own Alliance, videos of how to use the SDPC Application/Resource Registry, PLUS external resources of interest.

General

Student Privacy and COVID-19

A great influx of marketplace providers, and their professional organizations, have increased their communications around the value of their tools and even free or limited-time free usage of them during this crisis.  While admirable, this only has added complexity to the management of these tools at the district and even school level.

Video: SDPC Resource Registry

Are you looking for a ‘picture’ of the software applications in use in your School District and across your State?

Want a way to streamline contract negotiations, privacy requirements and logistics of getting software applications into your digital ecosystem?

Video: Student Privacy - What are YOUR obligations?

Student Data Privacy: What are YOUR obligations?

Privacy By The Numbers

An overview of how the SDPC is positively impacting the education marketplace.
Updated: March 2020

FAQs

A selection of frequently asked questions regarding the SDPC Resource Registry

A4L Data Privacy Task Force Artifacts

At a session called “Who owns the data?” during the 2014 A4L Community Annual Meeting, there was a consensus of attendees to form a Group focused exclusively on privacy issues surrounding access to and use of sensitive student related data…

Vendor Marketplace

Want to see who is involved and the services they provide?

SDPC Update: January 2020

Find out the latest from the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC).

A4L Quarterly Newsletter

With lots of SDPC updates, this is a great way to catch-up!

Presentations

A selection of the presentations that have been provided at conferences recently…

Alliances

Alliance 101 Handbook

Thinking of setting up an Alliance?  Here is a quick 101 to help you get started…

On-Boarding Videos

Already an SDPC member?  Here are a few self-help videos to help you on your way.​

SDPC Resource Registry training for District Admins

Training for the new Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) Application / Resource Registry.  Presented on Feb 25, 2019 by Lisa Waters, Cambridge Public Schools.

SDPC Resource Registry training for Alliance Admins

Training for the new Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) Application / Resource Registry.  Presented on Feb 26, 2019 by Lisa Waters, Cambridge Public Schools.

SDPC walk-through: OH Alliance webinar

Hosted by Learn21, this webinar walks through how OH School Districts can leverage the SDPC membership provided by OH Department of Education.

Frequently Asked Questions

A selection of frequently asked questions regarding the SDPC Resource Registry

Preferred Provider Program (P3)

Contracted services and products provided by SDPC members.

Schools

SDPC Resource Registry training for District Admins

Training for the new Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) Application / Resource Registry.  Presented on Feb 25, 2019 by Lisa Waters, Cambridge Public Schools.

On-Boarding Videos

Already an SDPC member?  Here are a few self-help videos to help you on your way.

SDPC walk-through: OH Alliance webinar

Hosted by Learn21, this webinar walks through how OH School Districts can leverage the SDPC membership provided by OH Department of Education.

Frequently Asked Questions

A selection of frequently asked questions regarding the SDPC Resource Registry

Vendors

How Are You Showing Your Customers a Committment to Student Data Privacy?

Are you looking for a way to show current and potential customers your organization’s support in addressing their student data privacy concerns? 
…You might be already, and not even know it!

SDPC Vendor Benefits

‘Tactical’ Privacy for the Front Lines – value-add for SDPC Vendors.

Frequently Asked Questions

A selection of frequently asked questions regarding the SDPC Resource Registry

Vendor Marketplace

Want to see who is involved and the services they provide?

Preferred Provider Program (P3)

Contracted services and products provided by SDPC members.

SDPC Resource Registry: API Usage Policy

Subject to the restrictions contained within this document, SDPC members are granted a non-exclusive, worldwide, non-transferable, limited license to access the APIs and documentation only as necessary to develop, test and support an integration of your application with the Services.

SDPC Resource Registry: API Developers Guide

The SDPC Resource Registry API is designed to be a machine-readable version of public information already available to SDPC Members through the SDPC Resource Registry. This API is useful for data analysis, maintaining snapshots in time, and more. Leveraging the same technologies as the Registry, this API will provide instant access to the data without having to perform manual searches.

Community Update Webinars

SDPC Update, February 2020

February 5, 2020: Presentation slides from the SDPC Update webinar.  Includes information and updates about SDPC Task Forces, SDPC Resource Registry, Global Education Privacy Standards (GEPS), and the MA Data Hub.

External Resources

FBI Public Service Announcement

The FBI takes a leadership position in the area of student privacy in its Public Service Announcement (PSA) entitled Education Technologies: Data Collection and Unsecured Systems Could Pose Risks To Students

US Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

The US Department of Education is committed to student privacy.

FERPA SHERPA

An education privacy resource center offering specific information and guidance for parents, students, educators, LEAs, SEAs, higher ed, ed-tech, and policymakers.

Educator Toolkit for Teacher and Student Privacy

‘A Practical Guide for Protecting Personal Data’ developed by Parent Coalition for Student Privacy and Badass Teachers Association.

Common Sense Privacy Education Initiative

A coordinated effort to evaluate edtech tools, protect student privacy, and build in safety and security from the start.

Common Sense Privacy Education Initiative

Developed as a resource for SEAs and LEAs to use in assisting school staff in protecting the confidentiality of student data in instructional & administrative practices.

More to follow soon…Should you have any questions, please contact us.