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BCIU Presents “Keeping Kids Safe: Challenges and Resources for Schools and Communities”

Free conference focuses on the legal implications of cyberbullying, Internet safety, and social networking

 
PRLog - Sep. 13, 2011 - READING, PA – The Berks County Intermediate Unit will host a free conference, “Keeping Kids Safe: Challenges and Resources for Schools and Communities,” on September 27, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the BCIU Education Centre.

Presenters from the Center for Safe Schools will discuss the role that the Internet and social networking play in the lives of students and the implications for these in regard to student safety. Resources will also be available to help schools, communities, and families keep kids safe. School and community members are welcome to attend.

The conference will include Detective Charles Balogh’s keynote address, “Cyberbullying and Implications for Schools,” and two 45-minute sessions.

Session one, “Internet Safety,” features a presentation by Michael Bookser, emergency planning and response management coordinator for the Center for Safe Schools.

Session two, “Social Networking,” a joint presentation by Balogh and Bookser, will provide educators with an understanding of social networking and ways to navigate complex issues of privacy, security and ethics.

For more information, please contact Lori Gerber at lorger@berksiu.org or 610-987-8421.

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Source:Berks County Intermediate Unit
Phone:610-987-2248
Zip:19612-6050
City/Town:Reading - Pennsylvania - United States
Industry:Education, Transportation, Internet
Tags:Education, cyberbullying, social networking, facebook, internet safety
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