Wednesday, October 17 | 1:00AM–1:00AM

A Fresh Look at FERPA

In light of recent incidents, and with another school year now under way, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of our obligations—and rights—under FERPA, the federal statute that governs the privacy of student records and information. Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • FERPA 101: The purpose and basic structure of FERPA
  • FERPA 201: FERPA’s most important exceptions
  • FERPA 301: The metaphysics of FERPA in the electronic world


  • Steve McDonald

    General Counsel, Rhode Island School of Design
  • Nancy Tribbensee

    General Counsel, Arizona Board of Regents

Resources & Downloads

  • LIVE0720 ppt

    326 KB, ppt - Updated on 1/21/2024