Program Chair

Kimberley Ishmael

Keel Cottrelle LLP

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Are you equipped to handle sensitive privacy matters in schools?

Get the skills and knowledge you need to avoid challenging consequences.

It is critical for education professionals today to understand the importance of privacy and information management in the school setting. School boards, staff, and advisors have both legal and professional obligations to protect the personal information of students and staff.

From social media to cyberattacks to personal health information, privacy issues are at the centre of some of the most sensitive concerns facing schools and administrators.

Navigating this legal landscape can be intimidating and complex. With this unique one-day course, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to confidently manage these circumstances, whether you a teacher, an administrator, an advisor, or another professional working in the education setting.

This is an elective course for the Certificate in Education Law. Due to administrative changes, all required and elective courses for the Certificate must be completed by August 31, 2024.

What You’ll Learn

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

Rules around consent and disclosure of personal health information

Service provider privacy risk management tips

The Child, Youth and Family Services Act: overview of the law and how the CYFSO intersects with school obligations

Social media privacy concerns for staff and students

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


Feb 6, 2024

$595 + HST


Feb 6, 2024
8:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m (ET)

Feb 29, 2024

$595 + TAX


Feb 29, 2024
8:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m (ET)

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CPD & Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Substantive6h 10m
Total6h 10m

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