Program Chair(s)

Kimberley Ishmael

Keel Cottrelle LLP


Get the skills and knowledge you need to avoid costly missteps.

Now more than ever, understanding the importance of privacy and information management in the education sector is of critical importance.

School boards, staff and advisors have a legal (and professional) obligation to protect the personal information of their students and their staff. Navigating the legal landscape can be complex, but a lack of understanding can result in costly consequences.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Overview of the laws applicable to privacy and information management in the education sector

What are the rules around consent and disclosure of personal health information?

Who is the “custodian” of student health information and what are their obligations?

Child Youth and Family Services Act: an overview of the law and how the CYFSA intersects with school obligations

Online learning platforms: unique challenges and best practices

How to prepare for and respond to privacy breaches in your school or board

Who Should Attend

School Administrators
(Principals, VPs)


Superintendents of Education

Supervisory Offices

School trustees

Directors of Education

Law enforcement offices working with schools and boards

Government and public policy advisors

Privacy or information management professionals for schools (public & private)

School board staff including mental health leads

Representatives from Federations, the Ministry of Education, and Ontario College of Teachers

Advocates for students and parents

Office of the Ombudsman

Education Law Practitioners

Special Education Consultants

Health and social service professionals


Program Chairs

Kimberley Ishmael

Keel Cottrelle LLP


 View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Recorded: Oct 29, 2020

$545 + HST

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