Data Management and Privacy

February 23, 2022

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Collecting, analyzing, and sharing data about your program can be a critical tool to help your Head Start program in many respects. Head Start programs use data that provide key program information to the governing body and policy council.  Together with management, they in turn use that information to help them decide which initiatives to prioritize.  Head Start programs also share data to demonstrate their achievements and value to the community. Because the data collected can be sensitive private confidential information related to the children and families the program serves, it is important handle the information with care.

All Head Start grantees must have a data management policy that complies with the Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), including the privacy protection requirements in 45 C.F.R. Part 1303, Subpart C. Don’t know where to start? Join FTLF for this webinar in which we will discuss:

  • What constitutes personally identifiable information (PII)
  • The general rule requiring parental consent for disclosure of PII and the exceptions to that rule
  • Important procedures to include in your data management policy
  • Best practices for ensuring confidentiality (e.g., using data security agreements)

Target Audience

  • Executive Directors
  • Head Start Directors
  • Senior Management
  • Compliance Officers
  • Compliance Committee members
  • But all are welcome!

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand Head Start data management requirements
  • Identify which privacy requirements apply to your organization
  • Discuss common ways Head Start programs use and maintain data
  • Describe key provisions to include in Head Start data management and privacy policies and procedures
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/23/2022 - 1:00pm EST
Event ends: 
02/23/2022 - 2:30pm EST


Nicole Bacon, a Partner at Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, works in the firm’s Federal Grants, Litigation, and Health Law practice groups. Nicole offers her clients specialized guidance in compliance with federal grant law including specific programmatic requirements as well as the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements of Federal Awards. Nicole represents a variety of community-based organizations, before State and Federal courts as well as administrative bodies. [Full Bio]

Participants can earn up to 1.80 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.


If you purchase CPE credit for this webinar you must satisfy the following conditions in order to receive your certificate:

  1. Answer at least 6 of the polling questions during the webinar
  2. Complete the evaluation survey after the conclusion of the webinar or in the follow-up email

Upon completion of these requirements, FTLF will email you your CPE Certificate within seven (7) business days.


  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: Executive Directors, Head Start Directors, Senior Management, Compliance Officers, and Compliance Committee members
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
  • Attendance Requirements: In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to six (6) of the eight (8) polling questions.

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website (formerly

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Certificate of Attendance


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