About the Training: This interactive session will begin with a look at life in the 21st Century digital world. We will consider the concept of being tech savvy – with an emphasis on tech savvy youth. With that as context, we will take a look at bullying and cyberbullying as well as other potentially dangerous online activities. Finally, we will walk through an overview of best practices for the prevention, mitigation and response to these behaviors.
Objectives: 1) Participants will have an increased awareness of the digital world of young people. 2)Participants will have a better understanding of several dangerous online behaviors. 3) Participants will have a knowledge of best practices in bullying prevention, mitigation and response.
About our Presenter: Mike Donlin is the Program Supervisor for the School Safety Center of the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. He has taught at all levels and was with the Seattle Public Schools for many years as a classroom teacher and program administrator, overseeing a variety of programs including bullying and harassment prevention and intervention. He oversaw the development of the widely recognized Seattle Public Schools Middle School Cyberbullying Curriculum and wrote a series of cyberbullying prevention modules of the Committee for Children’s Steps to Respect Program.
Audience: This training will benefit anyone involved with school district policy concerning anti-harassment, intimidation or bullying policy.
TPEP Goals Met: Fostering and managing a safe, positive learning environment.
Clock Hours: 3 clock hours will be available for an additional charge of $10. Checks or credit card payments accepted (no cash or American Express please).