The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) 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, CTECS 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

Children’s Internet Protection Act – CIPA

Family Policy Compliance Office – Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment

Connecticut State Department of Education – Data Privacy Page.

Connecticut State House Bill – Public Act 189

CTECS’s Data Privacy Policy – Policy link Here

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.

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