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Welcome to the A4L Global Community!

This Global Community collaboration area has been developed to provide an introduction to the A4L Community who are working collaboratively to address some of the most pressing issues facing educational data access and utilization.  It is the place where new, smaller sub-communities of the larger A4L Community (globally) can develop on an as-needed basis as we collectively address the growing need for quality data interoperability.

The online community allows A4L Community members/groups to connect, learn from each other as well as share their thoughts knowledge, insights, success and challenges. The A4L Community promotes collaboration, information exchange, the sharing of effective practices and supportive resources across the boundaries of time, distance, and organizational hierarchies.

Within the Global Community structure, Community Members have initiated working groups on several topics including: Infrastructure, Data Privacy, Identity Management.  In addition, we are also in the process of setting up a 'Developer Network' - more information to follow soon!

 

If you are not already a member of the A4L Community, but would like to stay in touch with developments in this locale, please consider 'joining' this group.  To do so, just click here to register for a guest account.  Once your application has been approved, come back to this page and click on the 'Join Group' button at the top of the page.

Feel free to get involved in our Open Forum if you have any questions!


 

Recent Blog Activity
SIF Infrastructure Implementation Specification 3.3 enters Community Review
Post by Administration, Friday, March 29, 2019
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Did You See….?
Post by Penny Murray, Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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Doers Doing...
Post by Penny Murray, Friday, February 15, 2019
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What REAL Partnerships are about...
Post by Larry Fruth, Thursday, October 11, 2018
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The A4L Vendor Marketplace goes live...
Post by Penny Murray, Friday, April 20, 2018
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Related Group News

Introducing Unity... the best of the best from 20yrs marketplace interoperability
Posted in News, Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Washington, DC, 22 May, 2019 ---The Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, previously the SIF Association, is proud to create a new “buzz” – the best ... more »

Nine States Now Utilizing “National Privacy Clause Set” from the Student Data Privacy Consortium
Posted in News, Thursday, May 2, 2019

Washington, DC,2 May, 2019--- The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC), a Special Interest Group of the Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, is thrilled to announce ... more »

A4L Quarterly Newsletter, March 2019
Posted in A4L Community Newsletters, Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time to Celebrate!? Foreword by Larry Fruth II, PhD - Exec Dir/CEO, A4L Community Maybe you have heard me tell the story in the past ... more »

Eight States Now Utilizing 'National Privacy Clause Set' from the Student Data Privacy Consortium
Posted in News, Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Washington, DC,19 March, 2019--- The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC), a Special Interest Group of the Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, is thrilled to announce ... more »

Ohio’s Best Kept Student Data Privacy Secret…
Posted in News, Friday, March 8, 2019

Taken from Adminiscope, February 2019 Published quarterly for members of the Buckeye Association of School Administrators. ------------------------------------------ As the stewards of your student’s data, you ... more »

Student Data Privacy Consortium supports Chromebook App Hub providing transparency for developers
Posted in News, Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Washington, DC, 5 March, 2019---The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC), a Special Interest Group of the Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, is thrilled to support ... more »

A4L Quarterly Newsletter, December 2018
Posted in A4L Community Newsletters, Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Its the holiday season... Foreword by Larry Fruth II, PhD - Exec Dir/CEO, A4L Community Congrats on making it this far with all the trappings ... more »

A4L Community AU announce 2019 Leadership
Posted in News, Thursday, November 1, 2018

Washington, DC, 1 November 2018--- The Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community in Australia is proud to announce the AU Management and AU Technical Boards for ... more »

A4L Quarterly Newsletter, September 2018
Posted in A4L Community Newsletters, Wednesday, September 19, 2018

What REAL partnerships are about Foreword by Larry Fruth II, PhD - CEO/Exec Director, A4L Community Over my time in the Community, and the time ... more »

Federal Bureau of Investigation releases PSA recommending engagement with consortiums
Posted in News, Thursday, September 13, 2018

Washington, DC, 13 September, 2018--- Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) takes a leadership position in the area of student privacy in its Public ... more »

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Upcoming Events
Infrastructure
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Data Model, Migration & Mapping (D3M)
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Delivering an effective digital eco-system...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Unity for Developers
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Supporting greater privacy & security, designed for API development & standardization
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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