Committee to Gather Information on Student Data Protection, Retention, Safety Procedures
WHAT:    The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a public hearing with officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), representatives from school entities and other stakeholders on student data protection, retention and safety procedures. 

WHO:    Sonney; members of the House Education Committee; David Ream, director of the data quality office at PDE; Brian Hayden, CEO of Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School; Danielle Mariano, senior vice president of compliance for Commonwealth Charter Academy; Elisha Pospisil, director of curriculum and technology for the Forest Area School District; and Dr. Robin Felty, superintendent of the Manheim Township School District.

WHEN:    Monday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m.

WHERE:    523 Irvis Office Building, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING:    Will be available, barring technical difficulties, at

Media contact:    Tracy Polovick, 717.260.6358,