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What's Missing in K-12 Risk Management?
Episode 2029th September 2021 • The K-12 Tech Experience • ManagedMethods
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In this episode of The K-12 Tech Experience, Jake Kasowski is joined by Dr. Travis Paakki, the former Senior Director of Technology at Portland Public Schools. Jake and Travis discuss risk management and what is missing in K-12 cybersecurity.


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(06:20) - Travis discusses how his role as Senior Director of Technology changed over the course of the 2020-21 school year.

(09:03) - Travis' findings of his doctoral research into K-12 risk management.

(11:57) - The research findings that surprised Travis most in regards to risk management in K-12.

(21:10) - The risk management practices Travis recommends to get started on today.

(23:39) - How school district IT teams can get more buy-in from the rest of their district administration.

(26:04) - The updates Travis and his team made for the 2021-22 school year.

(28:20) - How the number of technology students have access to has impacted risk management practices for his team.

(33:34) - How the past year has changed Travis' thinking on cybersecurity, online safety, and data privacy in K-12 schools.