What is SOPPA?

The Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA) is a law that guarantees that student data is protected when collected by educational technology companies and that the data is used for beneficial educational purposes only (not for marketing or selling student information).

  • Link to the WCISEC SOPPA webpage that lists the various online resources that are used by the West Central Illinois Special Education staff and students. This page contains the Data Policy Agreements that WCISEC has entered into as well as a brief description of the agreement.
  • Link a brief video that details the basics of SOPPA