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Texas Student Privacy Alliance

Data Privacy Agreements at the National and Texas State Levels

View the previously recorded webinar here.

Learn about the National and Texas Data Privacy Agreements in this TETL webinar. Hear about the Access for Learning organization and the release of the updated National Data Privacy Agreement (NDPA) and the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC).

Learn how to use the Texas Data Privacy Agreement (TX DPA), access the data privacy portal and post agreements. Also listen in on how Texas Education Technology Leaders (TETL) are using the NDPA and creating an addendum to the NDPA to specially address requirements at the Texas state level.


Common Student Data Privacy Agreement

The first outcome of the Texas Student Privacy Alliance is the adoption and implementation of a Common Student Data Privacy Agreement to be used by all member schools when implementing any online application. By adopting such a contract all vendors and schools have common expectations when entering into a relationship or implementation without having to renegotiate terms in every new instance. To learn more about and the Common Student Data Privacy Agreement--a FREE resource available to all members of Texas Education Technology Leaders (TETL)--go HERE.


SDPC Resource Registry Users

The SDPC Resource Registry is a free resource available to all TETL members to manage your Data Privacy Agreements. The following tools have been developed to help you learn more about how to use the Registry: 

  • Video clip: District 101 – Getting Started
  • Resources: short video’s to help you get started
    • How to Add an Agreement as a Subscriber (PDF)
    • How to Add an Agreement as an Originator (PDF)
    • Exhibit E’s: Preparing and using the Exhibit E Creator (PDF)
    • How to Edit an Agreement after Upload (PDF)
    • Preparing an Agreement/Exhibit for upload (PDF)

Contact SDPC via the SDPC Contact Form should you have any further queries. 

Texas Student Privacy Alliance

The TxSPA is a collaboration of Texas school districts that share common concerns around student privacy. The goal of the TxSPA is to set standards of both practice and expectations around student privacy such that all parties involved have a common understanding of expectations.

Student Privacy 101: Student Privacy at the U.S. Department of Education