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Student Data Privacy

Marseilles Elementary School takes the privacy of our student's data seriously. This page intends to make this transparent and MES is working diligently to be compliant with the Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA).


Annual Notice to Parents about Educational Technology

Marseilles Elementary School Data Privacy Agreements

Parent Guides from ConnectSafely

Important Data Privacy Laws

  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA): Governs information in a student’s education record, restricting access and use of student information.

  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA): Restricts the collection of personal information from children under 13 by companies operating websites, games, mobile applications, and digital services that are directed to children or that collect personal information from individuals known to be children.

  • Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA): Imposes certain requirements on schools that utilize the federal E-Rate program to receive discounts for internet access and other technology services, or that receive federal grants for other technology expenses.

  • Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA): Guarantees that student data is protected when collected by educational technology companies, and that data is used for beneficial purposes only.

Mary Kay Kavanaugh

Mary Kay Kavanaugh

Titles: Technology Coordinator
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 107