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 firstname.lastname@example.org by January 10, 2016.