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Student Data Privacy Training

Now that you have a solid base understanding of Student Data Privacy concepts, we can talk about training. (If you have not yet visited the Student Data Privacy Overview page, go there to get a general understanding of the importance of Student Data Privacy terms and concepts before you complete any training.)  Use these materials yourself or share with others in your organization to ensure everyone understands data privacy and confidentiality.  

Use the links below to navigate to a description of each training resource.
 

Privacy Overview

Created By: Multiple

We recommend that everyone start with the materials listed on the Privacy Overview page, which include a Student Privacy 101 video and a link to the Wisconsin Pupil Records Law.

Protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Created By: DPI

A 10-15 minute training module on how to protect PII.

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Student Records and Confidentiality (Part 1) - Categories of Student Records

Created By: DPI

Two-part training designed to help Wisconsin educators better manage student records consistent with both Wisconsin and federal laws.

Student Records, Part 1 – Categories of Student Records
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Student Records and Confidentiality (Part 2) - Management of Student Records

Created By: DPI

Two-part training designed to help Wisconsin educators better manage student records consistent with both Wisconsin and federal laws.

Student Records, Part 2 – Management of Student Records
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Sharing Information Across Systems

Created By: DPI

Summarizes the circumstances allowed for in statute, other than informed consent or court order, under which schools and other systems (e.g., law enforcement, the courts and juvenile justice, social services, health) can share confidential information.

This resource is designed to help local school districts and their community partners develop local policies, procedures, and agreements regarding how they will share information across systems.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Training Program 

Created By: PTAC

This video training session with questions can be taken by anyone (register as a new user**). It is an excellent training video that will familiarize school district and agency staff with the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. This is the primary law dealing with the protection and regulation of student records. Any employee involved in releasing or sharing student data should take this training.

**This is a free resource.  You will first need to register as a new user because you will receive certificates of completion for each course that you successfully pass.

Data Privacy?  Get Schooled.

Created By: DQC

This self-paced course will discuss the value data brings to improve education, offer recommendations for addressing privacy concerns while promoting effective data use, and explore lessons learned from existing and emerging policies in education and other sectors.

Each module offers both video and written core content that will take no longer than an hour to complete. Additional resources are available in each module for those who want to take a deeper dive into specific topic areas. A digital badge and a certificate will be provided for course completion.

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