Sharing Parent Email Addresses

During this school year we have provided best practices and resources regarding FERPA and individual student data through newsletter articles and the Student Data Privacy Blog.

What about privacy of parent information? District Technology Services holds that parent email addresses provided to the district are intended specifically for district-to-parent communication, and are not to be […]

Sharing Parent Email Addresses

During this school year we have provided best practices and resources regarding FERPA and individual student data through newsletter articles and the Student Data Privacy Blog.

What about privacy of parent information? St. Vrain Valley Schools holds that parent email addresses provided to the district are intended specifically for district-to-parent communication, and are not to […]

FERPA - Disclosure without Written Consent

What types of data may the district provide without written consent? Per SVVS Board Policy, the district may disclose student education records or personally identifiable information contained therein without written consent of the parent/guardian or eligible student if the disclosure meets certain criteria. These exceptions are outlined on pages 2 and 3 of Policy JRA/JRC. […]

Procuring web-based tools for your school or classroom

Perhaps you have heard about a fabulous online tool that is the bomb in a colleague’s classroom or that empowers staff or parents. All you have to do is sign up, send the site your student rosters, and badda-bing, badda-boom — you’re good to go, right? Well, maybe!

Please review the District Guidelines for 3rd […]

FERPA - Best Practices

Confidentiality of student records is the responsibility of everyone at St. Vrain Valley Schools including faculty, staff, students and even volunteers. Students rely on the District to protect their privacy so be diligent in following these best practices: […] Continue Reading FERPA – Best Practices

FERPA - what does it mean to me?

Technology and data empower learning and enrich education in the St. Vrain Valley Schools. They also require new opportunities for us to protect sensitive student information. The Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law put in place to do just that. As school district staff, we must be extremely careful to take […]

CMAS Test Tech Prep

Similar to our educators working to ensure that students are at their best for statewide tests, your Department of Technology Services has been hard at it to ensure that the online exam experience runs as smoothly as possible. For the new High School exams this fall, our efforts included:

Training our Techs, Help Desk, and […]

Response Times

Due to delays in construction project and typical high demand at the beginning of the school year, response times may be longer than usual. Priority will be given to bringing construction sites online, supporting the deployment of iPads through the LTP, completion of summer projects, and computer labs. Please refer to your incident ticket for […]