Student Data Privacy is covered by the following Federal and State laws:

FERPA – The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FERPA requires that schools have written permission from the parent or guardian in order to release any information from a student’s education record.

COPPA – The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

COPPA puts special restrictions on software companies about the information they can collect about students under the 13.  Students under age 13 can’t make their own accounts, teachers have to make the accounts for them.  In making the accounts, teachers need to be aware of their responsibility under FERPA.

CIPA- The Children’s Internet Protection Act

CIPA requires districts to put measures in place to filter Internet access and other measures to protect students.

SDTSA – Student Data Transparency and Security Act

SDTSA has additional restrictions on how school districts can share student data with third party service providers.  The primary focus of the law covers the following:

  1. Data Use Obligations and Restrictions
  2. Data Transparency
  3. Data Security and Destruction

In accordance with SDTSA, this webpage displays the known school service on-demand providers (SSODPs) and school service contract providers (SSCPs) used by Big Sandy 100J School District employees and students.

Parents, please contact us or a teacher if you wish to know which SSODPs/SSCPs are used with your students.

The following list is updated as changes occur to services, contracts or providers used:

List of On-Demand and Contract Providers Currently Used:


In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Big Sandy School District 100J does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law.

Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the district:

Steve Wilson, Superintendent, or designee
Name of title of employee designated as compliance officer for the district:

18091 County Road 125, PO Box 68, Simla, CO 80835

Telephone number

Sammi Swennes
Name(s) of employee(s) designated as the Title IX Coordinator

18091 County Road 125, PO BOX 68, Simla, CO 80835
Telephone number Email Address

Outside agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.