Model: Colorado Information Security and Privacy Policy

Organization: Colorado Department of Education
Published: March 1, 2014

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE or Department) is required by law to collect and store student and educator records, and takes seriously its obligations to secure information systems and protect the privacy of data collected, used, shared and stored by the Department. Educational data is an asset that is essential to CDE’s business and must be diligently protected. In accordance with Colorado Revised Statutes, section 22-2-307, CDE has adopted the policies in this resource to ensure that it is fully compliant with and also exceeds the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and its other legal and regulatory obligations.