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Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: Student Data Policy Advisory Group

Name of organization: Student Data Policy Advisory Group

Date Posted: December 20, 2016

Date nominations are due to Board Secretary: January 10, 2016

Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization: H.B. 358 Student Privacy Amendments (2016 Legislative Session) states that the “board shall establish a student data policy advisory group: composed of members from Legislature; the board and board employees; and one or more LEAs.” (Lines 416-420)

Who the group advises: The group is asked to in H.B. 358 lines 421-426:

Discuss and make recommendation to the board regarding:
a. enacted or proposed legislation, and
b. state and local student data protection policies across the state
i. that reviews and monitors the state student data governance plan; and
ii. that performs other tasks related to student data protection as designate by the board

Number of vacancies and representation:
One or more legislators
One or more local education agency (LEA) representatives

Person(s) currently in the positions open for vacancy and their representation: N/A

Meetings (specific dates or how often the group meets, where, and for how long): Approximately 3 times a year, as needed. Specific dates TBD. Meetings approximately 2-3 hours.

Other information: Looking for a representative from LEAs that serves a leadership role in protecting student data.

Contact for questions:
Dr. Whitney Phillips
Chief Privacy Officer
Utah State Board of Education
Whitney.Phillips@schools.utah.gov
801-538-7523

Nomination and Bio Submission: If you are interested in serving on this committee, please submit a brief bio or statement of interest, noting any experience that would qualify you for serving on this committee, to Lorraine Austin at lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov by January 10, 2016.

Utah State Board of Education
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