Module 7

Module 7 – Establishing Data Governance


  • Data governance uses people and processes to ensure effective collection, use, and protection of data.
  • Data governance structures are key to ensuring student data privacy.


  • Explain the relationship between data privacy and data governance
  • Review data governance elements
  • Explore model policies and practices
  • Add exemplars to action plans


  • Register for the webinar on Monday, September 28th 4:00 – 5:30 PM ET.
  • Complete the individual activities by Friday, September 25th.
  • Complete the group activities by Monday, September 21st.
  • Email [email protected] if you have questions.

Follow Up

For missed webinars, watch the recording and send a paragraph (3-4 sentences) summarizing what you have learned to [email protected] with the subject line “TTT Module 7 Webinar”. 

For missed assignments, email your completed individual activities and discussion group responses to [email protected] with the subject line “TTT Module 7 Individual Activity/Group Discussion”.

Webinar Registration

Register for the webinar below. Please note that registration is required to join.

There are no guest speakers for this webinar.


Individual Activities

Group Discussion

  • Review the best practices in Chapter 3 of NCES’s Forum Guide to Data Governance (p. 19-21)
    1. What are the top three that should be enacted first?
    2. What are the top three most difficult to enact?
    3. What are the top three your agency most needs to enact?
  • Using the NCES and SLDS documents, describe data governance using only three words (i.e., hard work, policies, structures). Describe the data governance for your agency in three words.
  • Review the examples of data governance documents below.
    1. If you were tasked with establishing a data governance program in your organization, which documents would you find the most useful?
    2. Don’t forget to also add the documents to your online portfolio.
  • Post your answers to your group’s channel (#sea-lea, #lawyers, or #teacher-prep) no later than Monday, September 21st.
  • Please respond to others as they post.

Additional Resources