Who We Are
Educators Rising is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with that is a member of the Phi Delta Kappa International family of associations. The mission of Educators Rising is to cultivate highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished teachers, beginning in high school and extending through college and into the profession. Educators Rising is an integral component of education and training programs of study at local, state and national levels.
Information Collection and Use
Personal information is collected via a number of websites that are either operated by Educators Rising or by authorized vendors. Examples of these websites include, but are not limited to the Educators Rising public website, the EdRising Virtual Campus, the Educators Rising Store, and the online event registration tools for the national Educators Rising conference
Personal information collected is utilized for the purpose of transacting business such as merchandise sales, membership services, and conduct of programs offered by Educators Rising such as micro-credentialing and Educators Rising Honor Society. Personal information is not shared with third-party entities unaffiliated with Educators Rising without an individual’s express consent.
Mailing Lists and Electronic Newsletters
Recipients of emails and alerts have the option to unsubscribe from any mailing list. This may be done by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of an Educators Rising program update email. Those who choose to unsubscribe will not receive further mailings from Educators Rising.
Coordination with the Educational Community
Strong, supportive relationships between Educators Rising, Educators Rising affiliates, and others in the education community are critical to our success. Given the importance of these relationships, Educators Rising seeks to remain fully aligned with our stakeholders' privacy concerns. Educators Rising will only utilize data provided by members and stakeholders to further the educational mission of Educators Rising and education.
Privacy of Children
Educators Rising provides additional privacy protections when children visit the website. We do not knowingly collect, maintain or store personal information from or about children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to create profiles in the EdRising Virtual Campus.
Information self-reported from children consists of membership roster data including name, email addresses, phone numbers, gender, ethnicity, race, residence type, high school graduation year, grade level and other relevant demographic information. This information, which may be shared with state affiliates and local chapters, is used to support students’ engagement in official Educators Rising activities and to notify students and their parents and/or guardians of opportunities supportive of the educational mission and objectives of Educators Rising. We do not require a child to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the foregoing activities. We do not disclose information collected from children to unaffiliated third parties.
Parents and legal guardians may review personal information we have collected about their child, request deletion or refuse to allow further collection or use of the information. To do so, please contact Compliance Officer, Educators Rising, P.O. Box 7888, Bloomington, IN 47407-7888, firstname.lastname@example.org, 812-339-1156.
In order to protect against loss, misuse, or alteration of information collected, Educators Rising ensures that appropriate security measures are in place at all physical facilities where data is stored. User data is stored, both physically and electronically, according to the requirements specified by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, and any applicable state or federal laws.
Links to Other Websites
All information presented on Educators Rising websites is presented in good faith and is believed to be correct. However, Educators Rising makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of this information.
Contacting Educators Rising
Stakeholders can have their information corrected by contacting us through the following: