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FERPA-101: Lawfully Managing Student Records Without Violating Privacy Rights (EDU651V)

Presented by: Erin D. Gilsbach, ESQ, Timothy E. Gilsbach, ESQ
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100 minutes
Event Description
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2 Credits

Learn How to manage Student records without violating FERPA

This session will give a comprehensive review of FERPA and its implications for educational institutes to prepare administrators to comply with FERPA and avoid the consequences of failing to do so, which can include federal audits and possible loss of federal funds.

Our expert speakers will explain what is considered a student record under FERPA, what is not and why it matters. In addition, the webinar will include a review of when and how an institute can release educational records and information under FERPA, and the processes that they should have in place to ensure compliance with the various requirements of FERPA. Lastly, the session will include a review of what rights the parents and students have under FERPA and what an institution needs to do to ensure the protection of those rights.

In this session with expert speakers Erin D. Gilsbach, Esq. and Timothy E. Gilsbach, Esq., you will gain a comprehensive understanding of FERPA and what is required to comply with the same. In addition, the session will give practical advice on the procedures needed to ensure compliance with FERPA.

Session Highlights:

  • The tools needed to determine what does and what doesn't count as a student record and why it matters.
  • How to handle Specific Types of Records, including teacher's records, medical records, Counselor Records, Child Abuse Reports, Mental Health Records, and prohibited documents.
  • The Handling/Access/Transfer of the records containing student personal identifiable information (PII) exempt from the definition of "Student Record" in FERPA.
  • Understanding the difference between directory Information and education records.
  • Disclosure of the records: When Consent is Needed vs. What May Be Released Without Consent and When.
  • What Should Be Included in your Procedures For Disclosure of Records.
  • Understanding what is required with respect to Third Party Access and Record Keeping of the same.
  • Knowing what is required with respect to the Retention and Destruction of Records.
  • Understanding the Process for Amending Education Records.
  • A review of The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA).

Who should attend

  • Directors of Special Education
  • Directors of Student Services
  • Directors of Technology
  • Deans of Students
  • Deans of Faculty
  • Director of Info Services
  • Director of Advising
  • Dean Enrollment Services
  • Attorneys representing school districts or colleges and universities
  • Student Affairs/Dean of Students/Academic Affairs/Academic Dean
  • Professionals responsible for technology in Educational Institutions
  • Teacher or Professors who use or have considered using social media in the classroom
  • Human Resources in Educational Institutions
  • School Psychologists
  • School Nurses
  • School Building Administrators
  • Registrars/Principal
  • School Psychologist
  • Training Coordinator
  • Learning Specialist
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Director Students First
  • Associate Provost
  • VP University Advancement
  • Public Information Office
  • Guidance Counselors
  • Teachers
  • Student Services Staff:
    • Admissions
    • Advising
    • Counseling
    • Career Services
    • Cashiers
    • Disabilities Services
    • Enrollment Services
    • Financial Aid
    • Recruiters
    • Registrar
    • Residence Life
    • Student Life
    • Veteran Services
  • Campus Staff:
    • Building & Facilities
    • Campus Safety
    • Librarians
    • Information Technology
    • Food Services
About Our Speaker(s)

Erin D. Gilsbach | Special Education SpeakerErin D. Gilsbach ESQ
Erin D. Gilsbach is an associate with KingSpry and the Director of Professional Education and Policy Development. She develops professional coursework for educators. In that capacity, she designs the curriculum and conducts many of the courses offered, which address a variety of pertinent legal topics for educators and... More info


Timothy E. Gilsbach | FERPA Educational Law  SpeakerTimothy E. Gilsbach ESQ
Timothy E. Gilsbach, is an attorney at King Spry and is member of the firm’s Education Group, concentrating his practice in the area of special education and student related issues. Tim defends school districts, intermediate units and charter schools in all phases of special education litigation, from state level adm... More info

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    Event Title: FERPA-101: Lawfully Managing Student Records Without Violating Privacy Rights
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