Compliance is an ongoing mandate that must be met with the latest information and understanding of current requirements. This group is for educational professionals who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 

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Who, Why, What? | Origin: CM151 | New comment by April Grant

A great overview of the expectations for the site to always be ready for a visit.  Also, some great insight about being the one to visit the site.    

FERPA Compliance | Origin: CM141 | New comment by bethany stephenson

FERPA prohibits the disclosure of a student’s “protected information” to a third party. For purposes of FERPA, a “third party” includes any individual or...

Overview of Title IX and VAWA | Origin: CM140 | New comment by bethany stephenson

Colleges and universities can curb sexual violence on campus and create the safe, respectful, collegiate learning and teaching environment that every student and employee deserves through education,...

Investigations and Disciplinary Procedures | Origin: CM140 | New comment by bethany stephenson

A school also should train responsible employees to inform students oft he reporting obligations of responsible employees, students’ option to request confidentiality and available confidential...

Doing the Right Thing | Origin: CM102 | New comment by Sandy Lane

Thus far in this couse I have learned the imporance of not misrepresenting the campus. Whenever speaking to a prospective student you have to chose your worde wisley or it can lead to major issues...

FERPA Challenges to Consider | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Melody Walden

I found from this module that other government programs supersede the FERPA Act and the government can access information without students consent in certain instances

FERPA in Action | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Melody Walden

FERPA makes records obtainable, but you must follow procedures to gain access. After you graduate, your documents are not protected to an extent, and even if you die. It amazes me that a staff member...

FERPA Fundamentals | Origin: CM141 | New comment by David Freed

Not everything requires protection.  

FERPA Compliance | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Melody Walden

Understanding the policies of FERPA is a necessary issue. We have to have an understanding of the magnitude of the rules FERPA puts on our Company and employees.

Sustaining a Culture of Compliance | Origin: CM107 | New comment by Consuelo (Connie) Gill

We must act with empathy, timeliness and consistency with our students in order to achieve a compliance culture.