Vice President, Education and Children’s Policy
Sara Kloek is the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) vice president of education policy focusing on a broad range of issues including education technology policy and education and children’s privacy issues. Sara previously served as the senior privacy and technology fellow at the U.S. Department of Education in the Office of the Chief Privacy Officer. Much of her time there was spent leading interagency discussions and subsequent negotiations related to guidance on student privacy and educational technology. Prior to her fellowship, she led the development of privacy and transparency best practices for apps for children and served as an education policy advisor to a senior member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Sara is an International Association of Privacy Professionals Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and recently authored a chapter on student privacy in IAPP’s “Children Privacy and Safety” book. She is an enthusiastic advocate for education technology, clear privacy policies, and bees.