About LeRoy Rooker

AACRAO Senior Fellow LeRoy Rooker is the nation's leading authority on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a comprehensive federal law that provides privacy protections for student education records. 

As the director of the Department of Education's Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) for 21 years, he administered laws and policies designed to help protect the rights of America's 58 million students.

Mr. Rooker is well known in the postsecondary world because of his extensive outreach to the higher education community while at the Department of Education.

His many appearances at state, regional, and national meetings are not to be missed sessions and we are honored that he continues to share his expertise.

LeRoy Rooker is available for faculty and staff consultations tailored to your institution. He will review your institution's FERPA practices and provide an assessment along with suggested best practices. Campus specific FERPA training are available for multiple departments or customized for individual offices to ensure your institution is properly trained in the requirements for postsecondary institutions.

Request a consultation

Email ferpa@aacrao.org or call 202.355.1059