Real-time collaboration and continuous action
create ideal conditions for future success.
boilerplate image

Keeping Cybersecurity at the Forefront of Remote Learning

Webinar:


Guests

  • Dana Castine, Director for Math, Science, and Technology, Florida Union Free School District (NY) (@DanaCastine)
  • Adam Phyall, Director of Technology and Media Services, Newton County School System (GA) (@AskAdam3)
  • Thomas C. Murray, Director of Innovation for Future Ready SchoolsⓇ, Alliance for Excellent Education (moderator) (@thomascmurray)

Seemingly overnight, the COVID-19 global pandemic forced schools to adapt to the reality of teaching remotely. The stay-at-home orders from governors turned students’ homes into their classrooms, amplifying preexisting equity issues while scaling additional privacy concerns. At the height of the pandemic, educational technology companies began rapidly launching free services to support teaching and learning, while simultaneously raising additional privacy questions and concerns about access to student information.

With remote learning being a critical component to the majority of return-to-school plans in the fall, it’s imperative that school districts have detailed plans and provide the proper training to support educators to start the coming school year. Regardless of the details of each district’s plan, remote learning must be conducted in a manner that respects students’ personal information and complies with the many privacy and data security laws and regulations that impact how education technology should be utilized in the teaching and learning process, both while at school and while at home.

In this video, guests shared

  • ways in which their technology departments are preparing for remote learning this fall;
  • recommendations for ways to keep cybersecurity a priority as part of the remote learning plan;
  • tools and resources to support districts in this area; and
  • training staff on district policies and procedures.
Categories: Future Ready
thumbnail

Action Academy

Welcome to the Alliance for Excellent Education’s Action Academy, an online learning community of education advocates. We invite you to create an account, expand your knowledge on the most pressing issues in education, and communicate with others who share your interests in education reform.

Register Now

or register for Action Academy below:


Join the Conversation

Your email is never published nor shared.

What is this?
Add 7 to 9 =
The simple math problem you are being asked to solve is necessary to help block spam submissions.

Close

 

Every Child a Graduate. Every Child Prepared for Life.