Enable two applications to securely share educational data in minutes, reducing data entry time for school, district and government staff.


Ensure access to critical learning data is restricted solely to applications authorized by the local ‘data steward’, whether hosted locally or in the cloud.


From the simplest of data exchange needs to an enterprise solution… why not ‘future-proof’ your IT investment for learners long-term gain?


Open standards should be just that – open and transparent – not a proprietary solution developed by an individual organization.

Who is A4L?

The Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, previously the SIF Association, is a unique, non-profit collaboration composed of schools, districts, local authorities, states, US and International Ministries of Education, software vendors and consultants collaborating daily to address real world information and resource issues.  Its time to focus on USING the data to impact learning to ensure the right information, in the right place, at the right time!

Who is SDPC?

The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC), a special interest group (SIG) of the A4L Community, leverages A4L's unique collaborative of schools, districts, regional territories and state agencies, policy makers, trade organizations and marketplace providers addressing real-world solutions to growing data privacy concerns.  The Consortium leverages work done by numerous partner organizations focusing on issues being faced by 'on the ground' pratitioners.

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Our Members

  • SIF Association (dba Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community)

  • PO Box 1024, New Albany, OH 43054-1024

  • Phone: +1.202.621.0547

  • Email:

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