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WAC 132R-190-020: Definitions

Published: 2015

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WAC 132R-190-020


The following definitions shall apply in interpreting these regulations:
(1) "Directory information" means information contained in a student's education record which is general in nature and does not constitute an invasion of privacy if disclosed. The college has designated directory information in WAC 132R-190-035.
(2) "Education records" means those records, files, documents and other materials which contain information directly related to a student and are maintained by the college or a person acting for the college. The term does not include:
(a) Records of instructional, supervisory, and administrative personnel and educational personnel ancillary thereto which are in the sole possession of the maker thereof and which are not accessible or revealed to any other person except a substitute.
(b) If the personnel of a law enforcement unit do not have access to education records under this section, the records and documents of such law enforcement unit which are kept separate, are maintained solely for law enforcement purposes, and are not made available to persons other than law enforcement officials of the same jurisdiction.
(c) In the case of persons who are employed by the college but who are not in attendance at the college, records made and maintained in the normal course of business which relate exclusively to such person in that person's capacity as an employee and are not available for use for any other purpose.
(d) Records on a student attending the college, which are made or maintained by a physician, psychiatrist, psychologist, or other recognized professional or paraprofessional acting in his or her professional or paraprofessional capacity, or assisting in that capacity, and which are made or maintained, or used in connection with the provision of treatment to the student, and are not available to anyone other than persons providing such treatment, except that such records can be personally reviewed by a physician or other appropriate professional of the student's choice.
(3) "Student" means any individual who is or has been in attendance at Big Bend Community College and on whom educational records are maintained.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 03-15-063, § 132R-190-020, filed 7/14/03, effective 8/14/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. WSR 94-07-019, § 132R-190-020, filed 3/8/94, effective 4/8/94; Order 76-9, § 132R-190-020, filed 3/9/76.]