Steve Smith

Founder, Student Data Privacy Consortium

Steve Smith has twenty-five + years of CIO/CTO experience in rural and urban, large and small, school districts in New England, the last 15 years as CIO of Cambridge Public Schools. Recently Mr. Smith has spent a great deal of time navigating student privacy issues. He has represented both Maine and currently Massachusetts on the National Forum on Education Statistics and has contributed to the Forum’s Education Data Privacy, Civil Rights Data Reporting, Longitudinal Data Systems, SCED Working Group, Virtual Education, Facilities Data Management, Technology Suite, Crisis Data Management, Cyber Security, Metadata and Digital Equity working groups . In addition, Mr. Smith is the Founder of the Student Data Privacy Consortium.