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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

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 by January 10, 2016.

Utah State Board of Education
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