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TLE Spotlight: Advice from the Experts

We got together with some of our Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal recipients and asked what guidance they have for those who are thinking about going through the TLE process. Here is some of the best advice, from the practical to the inspirational. Read on and start your application today! "Work through the application process no matter where you feel you fall in regards to readiness. The application is more than simply a form, it helps to guide and challenge your team. As you work on the application, engage a diverse set of stakeholders to collaborate on the work. The ...
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TLE SPOTLIGHT: CAMBRIDGE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Steve Smith of Cambridge Public Schools represented one of 28 districts involved in helping to inform the Trusted Learning Environment program. Here, he shares his thoughts on how the program was helpful to his work and how others might leverage the TLE program to build and improve their compliance programs. Why did you decide to apply for the TLE Seal? We saw the seal as a way to confirm that our student data privacy practices were in fact in line with national standards and expectations. We also saw the process of aligning our internal practices to the TLE requirements as ...
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TLE SPOTLIGHT: DENVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

In our second profile of TLE Seal recipients, we spoke with Sharyn Guhman, Josh Allen and Kirk Anderson from Denver Public Schools to find out more about how they approach their compliance efforts. Here, they provide a look at some of the policies they have in place to support their data privacy and security work, and give us insight into how they keep their compliance program fresh. 1. Why did you decide to apply for the TLE Seal? Denver Public Schools has worked for the last several years to make sure that we take seriously our student data privacy and ...
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4 Tips to Help Schools with Privacy and Security Compliance

Follow these best practices for keeping in line with federal online safety regulations ...
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TLE SPOTLIGHT: LEWISVILLE ISD

Recently, CoSN sat down with recipients of the Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal to find out more about what they learned by going through the program. In this first in a series of short interviews, we bring you insight into how Bryon Kolbeck and David Koonce at Lewisville ISD worked through the application process to share their advice for future TLE Seal applicants. 1. Why did you decide to apply for the TLE Seal? Lewisville ISD sees data privacy as a critical issue, particularly given the district’s commitment to using technology to enhance the learning process through a variety of ...
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