Student Data Privacy

Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) is committed to protecting the privacy of its community and utilizing technology that gives students an engaging and safe educational experience. CREC complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). For more details on FERPA, please visit the U.S. Department of Education's FERPA webpage.

Capitol Region Education Council CREC) collects and uses 
data from our students and teachers to inform instructional practice and improve the learning experience. In some cases, this data is not stored on our local servers. In all cases where data may be stored or accessible outside the district, that vendor must comply with FERPA regulations. Many of our vendors have already taken the Student Privacy Pledge.

Effective October 1, 2016, all new contracts must also comply with CT State law, CT PA16-189. This page will serve as an informational gateway for the Captiol Region Education Council (CREC) compliance with PA16-189.