Federal Student Privacy Summit

FREE August 11, 2021 @ 12:30 - 4:00 PM (ET)

Agenda

AGENDA & RESOURCES

Time

Item

Speakers

12:30 pm –
1:00 pm

Opening Remarks and Presentation: Student Privacy 101 & Existing Laws

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Resources:

  • Noelle Ellerson Ng, Associate Executive Director, Advocacy & Governance, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
  • Amelia Vance, Director of Youth & Education Privacy and Senior Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum

1:00 pm –
1:50 pm

Panel: Regulating State and Local Education Agencies

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Resources:

  • Rachel Anderson, Director, Policy and Research Strategy, Data Quality Campaign
  • Lorrie Owens, Chief Technology Officer, San Mateo County Office of Education
  • Whitney Phillips, Chief Privacy Officer, Utah State Board of Education

1:50 pm –
2:00 pm

Break

2:00 pm –
3:00 pm

Panel: Regulating Companies

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Resources:

  • Linnette Attai, President, PlayWell, LLC
  • Andy Bloom, VP, Chief Privacy Officer,  McGraw-Hill Education
  • Ariel Fox Johnson, Senior Counsel, Global Policy, Common Sense
  • Allen Miedema, Executive Director for Technology, NorthShore School District

3:00 pm –
4:00 pm

Panel: Emerging Issues

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Resources:

  • Patricia Julianelle, Senior Strategist for Program Advancement and Legal Affairs, Schoolhouse Connection
  • Olga Garcia-Kaplan, Parent Advocate
  • Melissa Tebbenkamp, Chief Information Officer, Raytown Quality Schools
  • Amelia Vance, Director of Youth & Education Privacy and Senior Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum

Speakers

Rachel Anderson

Director, Policy and Research Strategy, Data Quality Campaign

Rachel leads DQC’s work to understand and support the field’s progress and impact in using data in service of student learning. She guides the organization’s research strategy and collaborates with partners and policymakers to identify best practices and success stories. Rachel’s work also focuses on student data privacy, federal policy, education research, and state and federal legislation.

Linnette Attai

President, PlayWell, LLC

For over 25 years, Linnette Attai has been building organizational cultures of compliance and guiding clients through the complex obligations governing data privacy, user safety, and marketing. As founder of the global compliance consulting firm PlayWell, LLC, Linnette provides strategic advising, with a focus on privacy and marketing regulation and industry self-regulation, compliance capacity-building, monetization models, policy development, incident response, and government relations. She serves as virtual chief privacy officer and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data protection officer to select clients across all sectors, is a recognized expert in the youth and education sectors, and speaks nationally on data privacy matters.

Andy Bloom

VP & Chief Privacy Officer, McGraw-Hill Education

Noelle Ellerson Ng

Associate Executive Director, Advocacy and Governance, AASA, The School Superintendents Association

Noelle Ellerson Ng joined AASA in 2007 as a policy analyst. As associate executive director, she directs the advocacy and governance efforts of AASA. In this role she spearheads the organization’s work with Congress and the U.S. Department of Education. Her team is responsible for representing the voice and priorities of the nation’s public school superintendents in all aspects of federal education policy and uses member networks, outreach, policy analysis, and surveys and research to advance their work. She is responsible for the organization’s governance work, including direct support and management for the executive committee and governing board, as well as AASA’s 49 chartered state affiliates. Noelle speaks regularly on federal education policy to school leaders across the country.

Ariel Fox Johnson

Senior Counsel, Global Policy, Common Sense Media

Ariel Fox Johnson is senior counsel for global policy at Common Sense, where she advocates for smart practices, policies, and rules to help all kids thrive in today’s wired world. Her work focuses on enhancing children and students’ privacy rights and overall digital wellbeing. She frequently advises policymakers, industry, and tech experts on ways to improve the online landscape for kids, and has helped develop laws on student and consumer privacy and technology (including enhanced minor protections in CCPA). She has testified before Congress and state legislators and briefed regulators globally on designing media and technology products with children in mind, and her work has been quoted in numerous media outlets including print, radio, and television. Ariel is a graduate of Harvard College and Law School. Prior to joining Common Sense, Ariel worked on privacy, media, intellectual property, and technology matters at corporate law firms and provided pro bono assistance to nonprofits and asylum seekers.

Olga Garcia-Kaplan

Parent Advocate

Olga Garcia-Kaplan is a New Jersey schools parent and student data privacy advocate with a primary focus on the responsible and ethical use of data. She has over 15 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry managing regulatory requirements and submissions to the Securities and Exchange Commission working on diverse projects ranging from IPO launches, M&A projects, Mutual Funds and Proxy related transactions.

Patricia Julianelle

Senior Strategist for Program Advancement and Legal Affairs, SchoolHouse Connection

Patricia Julianelle is an attorney and legal consultant for state and local governments and non-profit organizations. She has over 20 years of experience defending children’s and youth’s rights, including leading state and federal policy advocacy. Patricia is an expert on education law and policy, including the rights of children and unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness, students with disabilities and undocumented immigrants.

Allen Miedema

Executive Director for Technology, NorthShore School District

Lorrie Owens

Chief Technology Officer, San Mateo County Office of Education

Whitney Phillips

Chief Privacy Officer, Utah State Board of Education

Dr. Whitney Phillips is the Chief Privacy Officer at the Utah State Board of Education. Previously she was the project manager for federal and Utah state accountability and was an Indian Education program evaluator at the Arizona Department of Education. She was a junior high English and taught students learning English as a second language.

Melissa Tebbenkamp

Chief Information Officer, Raytown Quality Schools

Amelia Vance

Director of Youth and Education Privacy, Future of Privacy Forum

Amelia Vance is Director of Youth and Education Privacy at the Future of Privacy Forum. Amelia advises policymakers, academics, companies, districts, and states on child and student privacy law and best practices; oversees the education privacy resource center website, Student Privacy Compass, and the review of applicants to the Student Privacy Pledge; and convenes stakeholders to ensure the responsible use of student data and education technology in schools. She is a regular speaker at education and privacy conferences in the U.S. and abroad, has testified before the House Education and Workforce Committee, and been invited to present for the U.S. Department of Education and the Federal Trade Commission. She is part of the New York State Education Department Data Privacy Advisory Council, the Maryland Student Data Privacy Council, and the OECD expert group currently reviewing the draft Recommendation on Children in the Digital Environment.

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