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Communities around the world are embracing the philosophy of "open" to crowdsource knowledge and resources to fuel solutions to intractable problems. The 2017 SDP Convening will be about sharing data tools, research, ideas, and insights in order to make our own collective work better for kids. Join us from May 17 - 19, 2017 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel (606 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210).

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Friday, May 19 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Open and Shut: Connecting Effective Data Use to Strong Data Privacy Sign-up required

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Link to session resource library: https://sites.google.com/view/sdpconvening2017/c017-open-and-shut-data-privacy

When are data privacy and effective data use in tension? How do we set up our systems for both student protection and progress? This session will guide you through the tools and resources available for implementing good data privacy policies and practices, from collection to use.

Through a series of small group discussions, you will gain an understanding of the legal and contractual, policy, and practice considerations for effectively connecting strong data privacy with effective data use. You will have the opportunity to engage with leading data privacy experts, dig into the some of the most complex aspects of student privacy, and learn about available resources and frameworks to ensure their district is using data well.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Anderson

Rachel Anderson

Associate Director, Federal Policy & Advocacy, Data Quality Campaign
Rachel leads Data Quality Campaign’s work to foster an effective role for the federal government in supporting education data use. She convenes and collaborates with partners and policymakers to analyze and develop constructive education data legislation at all levels. Rachel... Read More →
avatar for Bill Fitzgerald

Bill Fitzgerald

Director, Privacy Evaluation Initiative, Common Sense Media
Prior to joining Common Sense, Bill started and ran FunnyMonkey, an open-source development shop focused on education, open educational resources, and peer-based learning. Prior to that, he worked as a classroom teacher for 16 years. At Common Sense, Bill directs the Privacy Eval... Read More →
avatar for Leah Plunkett

Leah Plunkett

Fellow/ Assoc. Prof. & Academic Success Director, Berkman Klein/ UNH Law
Leah A. Plunkett is a Fellow with the Youth & Media team at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and an Associate Professor of Legal Skills & Director of Academic Success at University of New Hampshire School of Law. As a member of the Youth and M... Read More →
avatar for Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Chief Information Officer, Cambridge Public Schools
Steve Smith, has twenty+ years of CIO/CTO experience in both rural and urban, large and small, school districts in New England. Recently Steve has spent a great deal of time navigating student privacy issues. Steve has represented both Maine and Massachusetts on the National Foru... Read More →
avatar for Amelia Vance

Amelia Vance

Education Policy Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum
Amelia is Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. She leads FPF’s work to ensure the responsible use of student data and education technology in schools, helping educators with resources and information, and seeking inputs from all stakeholders to ensure students succeed... Read More →



Friday May 19, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am
Atlantic 3 606 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210

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