Please Note: This program is a live webcast only and will not be recorded for viewing or access after the live stream. All registrants must participate in the live event at the scheduled time.
Closing the digital gap: Addressing cyber option policies and liability in the educational system
For a variety of reasons, including funding availability and significant COVID-related investments in online learning programs and infrastructure, online educational programming and options are here to stay. In this session, Attorney Erin D. Gilsbach, who specializes in school policy, procedure, and professional development, will highlight some of the many important legal liability and legal defensibility issues posed by continuation of distance education and online learning programs and provide practical solutions for educators and school leaders as they work to integrate online offerings into long-term education plans.
Texts, Emails, Posts & Pictures—Friendly or Fiendish?
We can count on our children to know far more than we do about technology. With a few simple clicks, they navigate to places beyond the scope of their parents’ imagination—places that may bring them in contact with harmful content, unsafe individuals, and illegal activities. Unfortunately, the law struggles to keep up with these dangers, often keeping pace a step or two behind. What protections exist for children navigating cyberspace?
The Supreme Court on the First Amendment, Schools and Social Media
In Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L, decided this past June, the U.S. Supreme Court considered how far school districts can go to regulate students' off-campus speech. David Rubin, Esq., who filed an amicus curiae brief in the case to protect districts' ability to confront bullying off-campus and online, surveys the Court's landmark student free speech cases, and explains the future implications of Mahanoy for school officials
Join PBI for a journey into cyberspace and learn how to navigate new developments and dangers in technology and the use of the internet.
- Technology in Schools, Post-Covid
- The Supreme Court on Schools and Social Media
- Working with Youth in a Digital World: Youth, Technology, Social Media, Drugs and Mental Health
All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.