The following are training opportunities within the Office of Privacy and Open Government.

Open Government
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Privacy Act (PA)
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA)  


Directives Management  


      Policy Exchange Rules and Laws (PERLs) Training Sessions

      Designed for both privacy professionals and privacy novices, this series will be taught by subject matter experts from across the Federal government. Federal employees and contractors are welcome. All training sessions will be held 1:30-3:00 pm EST.

          • March 23rd Privacy Compliance 101
          • April 27th Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA) and Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)
          • May 25th System of Record Notice (SORN)

      For more information:

      Link to Training Session Flier


       Federal Privacy Boot Camp

      A training series that will provide Federal employees new to working in privacy with the knowledge needed to get started effectively in the privacy program. The program dates are:

          • March 9 – Introduction: Basic overview of privacy, how it work in federal space and where does the federal privacy officer/employee working on privacy fit in.
          • March 16 – Privacy Act, Computer Matching, FOIA
          • March 23 - A-130 Comprehensive privacy program

          • March 30 - Privacy Assessments, Implementing the FIPPs

          • April 6 - Privacy Breaches

          • April 13 - Contracts & Web Policies

          • April 27 - IT Security for Privacy Professionals

          • May 4 - Other Privacy Laws you should know and how they apply to you

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Office of Privacy and Open Government
Office of the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce


Page last updated:April 20, 2017