(1)“Anonymous” means not identified by name.
(2)“Confidential Information” means any personally identifiable information acquired by the SSTL, its staff, schools, school districts, Education Service Districts, service providers and local law enforcement, or information that is confidential under other state or federal law.
(3)“Cyberbullying” and “harassment, intimidation or bullying” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 339.351 (Definitions for ORS 339.351 to 339.364).
(4)“Local law enforcement contact” means a local law enforcement officer designated by the Department of State Police to be notified when the tip line receives a report of a threat to student safety or potential threat to student safety.
(5)“Personally Identifiable Information” means any information that would permit the identification of the person as a person reporting information to the SSTL. It includes, but is not limited to, name, phone number, physical address, email address, and information that identifies the machine or device from which the person made the report.
(6)“Service provider” means a person designated by the department to be notified when the tip line receives a report of a threat to student safety or potential threat to student safety. “Service provider” includes:
(a)A provider of behavioral health care or mental health care;
(b)A provider of school-based health care;
(c)A certificated school counselor;
(d)A clinical social worker licensed under ORS 675.530 (License); or
(e)A professional counselor or a marriage and family therapist licensed under ORS 675.615.
(7)“Student” means a student of:
(a)A school district, as defined in ORS 332.002 (Definitions for chapter);
(b)A community college, as defined in ORS 341.005 (Definitions for chapter);
(c)A private school that provides educational services to kindergarten through grade 12 students;
(d)A public charter school as defined in ORS 338.005 (Definitions for chapter);
(e)A career school, as defined in ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997); or
(f)A public university listed under ORS 352.002 (Public universities).
(8)“Threat to student safety” includes, but is not limited to, a threat or instance of:
(a)Harassment, intimidation, or bullying or cyberbullying;
(b)Suicide or self-harm; and
(c)Violence against others.
(9)“Tip” means reports of information concerning threats to student safety or potential threats to student safety made by phone call, text message, email, web-form submission, or an application on a mobile device submission accepted by the SSTL.
(10)“Tip line” means a statewide resource designed to accept information concerning threats to student safety or potential threats to student safety through methods of transmission including:
(c)Electronically through the Internet; and
(d)Use of an application on a mobile device.
(11)“Tip Line Technician” means contracted staff who receive, route and ensure follow-up occurs for calls, e-mails, text messages, and online tips 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Rule 257-095-0030 — Definitions,