Parent's Bill of Rights



The Mount Sinai School District is committed to protecting the privacy and security of student,
teacher, and principal data. In accordance with New York Education Law 2-d, parents, legal
guardians and persons in parental relation to a student are entitled to certain rights with regard to
their child’s personally identifiable information. The Agency wishes to inform the school
community of the following rights:

 1. A student’s personally identifiable information cannot be sold or released for any commercial purposes.

2. Parents have the right to inspect and review the complete contents of their child’s education record maintained by Mount Sinai School District.

 3. State and federal laws protect the confidentiality of personally identifiable information, and safeguards associated with industry standards and best practices, including but not limited to, encryption, firewalls, and password protection, must be in place when data is stored or transferred.

 4.  In the event of a data breach, parents will be notified through the District’s public notification system (School Messenger).

 5.. A complete list of all student data elements collected by the State is available for public review at:, or by

writing to the Office of Information & Reporting Services, New York State Education

Department, Room 863 EBA, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234.


Parents have the right to have complaints about possible breaches of student data addressed.

Complaints should be directed to:

Dr. Christine Criscione

Superintendent of Schools


Dr. Deena Williams-Timo

Executive Director of Educational Services

Mount Sinai School District

118 North Country Road

Mount Sinai, NY 11766

[email protected]

[email protected]


Or in writing to:

Chief Privacy Officer

New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, New York 12234

[email protected]