Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Privacy AwARe Week

Data Privacy Day is observed annually the anniversary of the January 28, 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. Millions of people are unaware of and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared in our digital society. Data Privacy Day aims to inspire dialogue and empower individuals and companies to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust.

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The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education is proud to announce Privacy AwARe Week 2021: a week-long virtual celebration of Data Privacy Day that highlights the power of privacy and the importance of cyber safety. New content will be posted on this webpage each day at 10:00 a.m.

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  • Monday, January 25 — "It's Happening!"
    A tabletop simulation of a data privacy breach in a school district
  • Tuesday, January 26 — Privacy AwARe Training Module
    A self-paced student privacy training module from Technology Initiatives & Resources
  • Wednesday, January 27 — Data Privacy: The Educator’s Perspective
    A panel discussion on data privacy with leading industry experts in education and technology
  • Thursday, January 28 — Data Privacy: The Student’s Perspective
    A panel discussion on data privacy with students from schools across the state
  • Friday, January 29 — Privacy AwARe: What’s Next?
    A spotlight on essential digital resources including newsletters, websites, and more.

For more information, please contact:

Shashank Avvaru, Senior Data Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary & Secondary Education
Research & Technology
Phone: 870-331-9868
Email: Shashank.Avvaru@arkansas.gov

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