An event in which student education records or sensitive staff information are inadvertently disclosed as defined by the U.S. Department of Education. Information that can be compromised, through user, technology or hacking. The type of information may include: names, addresses, social security numbers, ID numbers, credit card numbers, grades, and the like, student records, special services information and similar information.
How is it communicated?
Notification may come from any stakeholder in the school district, i.e., parent, staff, student, or may be a notification from a Third Party Data Host, i.e., publisher, vendor, or contractor. Anyone who suspects or knows of a possible data breach are required to communicate with a member of the Education Data Protection Team.
Who are the members of the Education Data Protection Team?
Superintendent of Schools
Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Learning
Director, Digital Learning - Chairman
Director, Human Resources
Director, Pupil Personnel Services
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
**The above roles or similar titles should be included as part of this team. The Education Data Protection Team will involve other stakeholders including the Powerschool Administrator, the Data, Analytics, and Assessment Officer and building-level leadership as appropriate and will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
What are the Steps in the Data Breach Response Protocol?
WPS School Reopening Page
A new Wilton Public Schools 2020-2021 Reopening Page accessible from all school homepages via the big yellow button under the main homepage slideshow.
The page is where information on reopening is posted and linked. It will be updated as soon as new information becomes available.