Amelia is Director of the Education Privacy Project 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. Among other responsibilities, Amelia runs the Education Privacy Resource Center website, FERPA|Sherpa, oversees the addition of signatories to the Student Privacy Pledge, tracks state and federal legislation, and creates publications on both K-12 and Postsecondary student privacy trends and major topics.
Prior to FPF, Amelia was the Director of the Education Data & Technology Project at the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). At NASBE, Amelia authored two reports, “Policymaking on Education Data Privacy: Lessons Learned” and “School Surveillance: The Consequences for Equity and Privacy.”
Amelia is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the American Constitution Society, and is a board member of the Virginia Equality Bar Association. She is a graduate of McDaniel College and William & Mary Law School.
Learn more about Amelia’s work by reading FPF’s Amelia Vance on the Future of Student Privacy.