Authorized Representative

Authorized Representative

Authorized representative is defined any entity or individual designated by a State or local educational authority or an agency headed by an official listed in 34 CFR §99.31(a)(3) [i.e., Comptroller General of U.S., U.S. Attorney General, U.S. Secretary of Education, and State or local educational authorities] to conduct – with respect to Federal – or State-supported education programs – any audit or evaluation, or any compliance or enforcement activity in connection with Federal legal requirements that relate to these programs.

For more information, see the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act regulations, 34 CFR §99.3.