In this episode of The K-12 Tech Experience, Jake Kasowski interviews Russell Lindenschmidt, a ManagedMethods customer. Russell is the Director of Technology at Burlington School District in Colorado. Jake and Russell discuss how important the K-12 IT department’s role is in ensuring a district remains compliant with laws and regulations at the local, state, and federal level. Russell also shares more about the “holy trinity” of data privacy laws in K-12 education: FERPA, COPPA, and CIPA. Russell gives us a look at Burlington School District’s move into remote & hybrid learning (01:59); how his day-to-day role has changed this year (06:29); the three main data privacy laws in K-12 education (08:03); other laws school districts need to be mindful of (10:27); monitoring for incidents that put the safety of students and staff at risk (18:22); how remote & hybrid learning has changed his thinking on cybersecurity in K-12 schools (19:56). Resources Russell uses to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in K-12: Reddit, CALET (Colorado Association of Leaders in Educational Technology), Slashdot, InnEdCO, Krebs on Security, EdTech Magazine. Share us your thoughts on Twitter @managedmethods @jakasowski and on LinkedIn. Learn more about ManagedMethods https://managedmethods.com/