Dept. of Ed Privacy Technical Assistance Center Data Disclosure Guidance

Data Disclosure Guidance

The Privacy Technical Assistance Center invites you to attend a webinar focused on the latest guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Education in the area of Data Disclosure.  The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, November 7th at 1:30 PM ET.  The Department and PTAC will provide an overview of the guidance documents around Data Disclosure avoidance and  best practice strategies for protecting personally identifiable information from education records (PII) in aggregate reports. The webinar will provide suggestions on how to ensure that necessary confidentiality requirements are met, including compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Michael Hawes, Statistical Privacy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Education and Baron Rodriguez from the Privacy Technical Assistance Center will present.
For your reference, the three guidance documents released are available on the PTAC website:
Frequently Asked Questions – Disclosure Avoidance
Case Study #5 – Minimizing Access to PII: Best Practices for Access Controls and Disclosure Avoidance Techniques
Data De-identification: An Overview of Basic Terms