Applying FERPA in Real Life Settings - JUNE 15

LIVE FREE Webinar Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016  2:00-3:00pm ET


We think we understand the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) until we are tested by specific real-life situations. AACRAO is offering a highly interactive webinar session with LeRoy Rooker, AACRAO Senior Fellow and Dr. Celeste Taber, University Registrar, Oklahoma State University that will allow participants of the webinar to use “survey polling” to share how they would interpret and apply FERPA in realistic scenarios.


Presenter: LeRoy Rooker

Senior Fellow, AACRAO  



LeRoy Rooker, former director of the U.S. Department of Educations Family Policy Compliance Office and AACRAO Senior Fellow, is the nations leading expert on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a comprehensive federal law that provides privacy protections for student education records. Mr. Rooker served for 21 years as director of FPCO and is well known throughout the higher education community because of his extensive outreach while at the Department.


Presenter: Dr. K. Celeste Taber

University Registrar, Oklahoma State University


Dr. K. Celeste Taber serves as University Registrar at Oklahoma State University and was Chair of the AACRAO Federal Compliance Committee 2014-15 and 2015-16. Her Ph.D. is in educational psychology, and her bachelor’s and master’s degrees are in mathematics. Previous professional positions include directing a bureau for social research and serving as honors college assistant director. She also has extensive teaching experience, ranging from college to middle school levels.



Additional Resources:

2016 AACRAO Technology and Transfer Conference
July 10-12, 2016 (Sunday-Tuesday)​
Anaheim Marriott
Anaheim, CA

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AACRAO offers a valuable library of resources on higher education issues related to this webinar. For a listing of our recent publications, please visit:

AACRAO FERPA Training and Consulting 

FERPA Compliance Training (Half-day and Full-Day training available on your Campus)
If you would like to have Mr. Rooker come to your campus, contact, or call 202.355.1069

The nation’s leading FERPA authority, LeRoy Rooker, can visit your campus to provide your faculty and staff, with FERPA training tailored to your institutional needs. Areas of compliance training include:

  • Risk assessment teams and FERPA
  • Best Practices for Colleges and Universities
  • FERPA Compliance 101
  • How to Train Your Faculty and Staff on FERPA
  • Campus Security and FERPA after Virginia Tech
  • Safeguarding electronic student records in an age of data privacy concerns
  • FERPA and “the cloud”
  • FERPA/HIPAA and student health and counseling records
  • Electronic signatures and education records release
  • Financial aid records under FERPA and Gramm-Leach-Bliley
  • How to effectively use your campus law enforcement unit while complying with FERPA Outreach and Workshops

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Registration Cost: No Registration Fee

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For questions about the webinar please contact AACRAO at or call 202-293-9161.