Teachers can no longer download any app they want and use it the same day—every piece of instructional technology must be vetted for how it relates to educational goals and checked against software the school already has. More important, though, every piece of technology must adhere to the district’s student data privacy policies.
Presented by Dr. Lori Rapp, Superintendent, Lewisville Independent School District (TX); and Dr. Oskar Scheikl, Superintendent, Rockingham County Public Schools (VA)
Moderated by Linnette Attai, Project Director, CoSN’s Privacy Initiative and the Trusted Learning Environment Program
After the sudden switch to remote and hybrid learning models at the start of the pandemic, the use of online tools and resources may seem like less of a concern now, but ensuring that students’ data remains protected is still a priority, especially as it is a federal requirement.
Presented by Monica Watts, Director of K-12 Engagement, IMS Global Learning Consortium; Kevin Lewis Sr., Project Manager, IMS Global Learning Consortium; and Reg Leichty, Founder and Partner, Foresight Law and Policy
Moderated by Monica Cougan, Manager, Strategic Relationships and Initiatives, CatchOn
Presented by Bruce Gearing, Ed.D., Superintendent, Leander Independent School District (TX); Dr. Allan Markley, Superintendent, Raytown Quality Schools (MO); and Linnette Attai, Project Director, CoSN Privacy Initiative, CoSN (Consortium for School Networking)
Join this edLeader Panel to discover the federal and state privacy laws impacting education and compliance best practices.
There is a massive demand for qualified cybersecurity talent with the current number of open positions ranging from 300,000 in the United States to 4 million globally. In a recent edWebinar, Casey O’Brien, Executive Director, National CyberWatch Center, and Jim Kowatch, CEO, Infosec Learning, underscored that to fill the demand for cybersecurity experts, secondary and higher education should focus their attention on developing cybersecurity courses that are rooted in IT operations and applications.
Do you know where your data is stored? With the increased emphasis on student data privacy, many school leaders might think they have a handle on cyber security. But even that seemingly simple question may have complex answers. Presenters in the recent edWebinar, “Cyber Security: Concerns, Strategies and Solutions for Schools,” warned that with the increasing variety and strength of cyber attacks, most schools will face incursions. They offered key strategies for going on the offensive against hackers.
Districts are looking for ways to create cybersecurity training programs. Learn about best practices for teaching and learning cybersecurity skills.
In this edWebinar, you’ll see examples of how Chromebooks, G Suite for Education apps, and Gaggle, can keep students secure in the context of privacy, data, digital monitoring, and citizenship.