Data Privacy

Connecticut technical High SchoolS District - Privacy Information

The Connecticut Technical High  School System is committed to protecting privacy and developing technology that gives students the most powerful and safe educational experience. The District complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which has a goal of protecting a student's educational records. Although FERPA regulations apply only to students, Connecticut Technical High Schools is equally committed to protecting the privacy of all data.


Operating Schools -  We collect data such as addresses, phone numbers, gender, and age, as well as information to ensure student safety and accurate reporting to help run our operations efficiently.

Measuring Progress of our Students and Clients - We collect data such as attendance, grades, and participation in school activities to enable students to success

Improving the Education Program - We collect results and content from local, state, and national assessments to provide teachers, administrators, parents, state, and federal agencies important information about student, program,and school performance.

Striving to Meet the Needs of Students -  We collect surveys and other feedback to improve teaching and learning.

For more details on FERPA, please visit:

U.S. Department of Education's FERPA webpage.

Children's online Privacy Protection Act  - COPPA

Childrens Internet Protection Act - CIPA

Family Policy Compilance Office - Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment

Connecticut State Departmen of Education - Data Privacy Page.

Connecticut State House Bill - Public Act 189

Connecticut Technical High School's Data Privacy Policy - Policy link Here

CTHSS- Educational Software and App Approval Process- Click the link here

CTHSS - Educational Software and App Approval- Running submissions-  click here to see what apps and software have already been submitted for approval


One of the District's goals is to integrate technology throughout the district and expand the use of technology in the classroom to sustain a 21st century learning environment. In order to reach this goal, the following systems may be used by the district. Please contact the student's classroom teacher if you would like more detail about which services are being used. Click on a service below to view their privacy policies.

District-Wide Critical Services

Classroom Services (continued)

Google (Apps for Education)TurnItIn ( Originality Checking Service)
PowerSchool (Student Information Services)EasyBib ( Bibliography Generator)
Career Cruising (Student information/Portfolio)
Schoolmessenger (School to Home Communication)
Read and Write by Google (Screen read and Write Predictor)
Follett-Destiny (Library System) 

IEPDirect (Special Education Management)
Lexia (Reading Progress and Resources) ( Language Arts)

 Pear Deck ( Classroom Presentations)
 Holt McDougal Online ( Textbooks)
Student Assessment 

NWEA (Student Assessment Tests)
NOCTI (Student Assessment)
Aleks (Student Assessment)



Classroom Services

Spelling City ( Spelling & Vocabulary)

BigHistory (Social Studies)

eBackPack ( Classroom Management)
ExpolreLearning (Sceince) (Online Instructional System)

AES Education (Health and Human Services Application)
Pasco - Textbook and Digital Resources

EasyBib (Bibliogrpahy generator)

Geogebra (Mathematics)
Expert TA

 edHelper (Educational Resources)
McGraw-Hill (K-12 Online Textbooks) 
Kahoot! (K-12 Quizes and Surveys) 
Khan Academy (K-12 Online Learning)Enchanted Learning (Educational Sites)
Nearpod (K-12 Interactive Lessons)Sunburst Digital ( Type2Learn)
Quizlet (K-12 Online Learning Tools)Class Dojo ( Classroom Engagement)

EverNote (K-12 Notes Capture)

 LearnZillion (Online Curriculum)
 eClicker (Presentation App)