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K-12 Student Handbook Updates: Minimize Liability in the Digital Era


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Today's students live in an incredibly high tech world. From Facebook & YouTube to cell phones & iPods K-12 schools are faced with a multitude of new challenges that must be addressed right away. How can you bulletproof your student handbook to properly include dangerous issues that might arise, minimize liability and protect your school and your students? Join us for this 60 minute webinar where you and your staff will learn:

  • Keys to drafting effective K-12 handbook policies for today's students
  • Online use policies: Facebook, YouTube & online communities
  • Crafting guidelines & policies for cell phone & iPod use at school
  • Strategies to protect your school from legal liability
  • Self audit your current handbook: What to save, what to dump

Program Highlights

  • Updating Your Student Handbook for the Digital Era

    • Drafting an online network policy: Keys to protect your school
    • Facebook, Twitter & Online Communities: Tips to prevent misuse & harassment
    • Shifting from acceptable to responsible use policies: What you need to know
  • Drafting Effective Smartphone Policies for Today's Schools

    • Keys to crafting effective Smartphone guidelines and policies
    • How to address text slander & sexting in your student handbook
    • Setting rules for student use of camera, video phones & iPads
  • Keys for Protecting Your School from Liability: What You Must Know

    • The most common mistakes schools are making & how to avoid them
    • Legal policies & procedures that protect your school from liability
    • Self audit your current handbook: What works and what must go
  • Live Q&A Session: Have your specific questions answered by our expert!

About The Speaker

Steven Anderson is the Director of Instructional Technology at Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, helping to guide a technology program for over 53,000 students in Winston-Salem, NC.

  • Steven is passionate about the use of social media for the students he serves, and is an educator, speaker, renowned blogger, and avid tweeter.
  • Anderson who is @web20classroom on Twitter, shares insights about effective use of social media and technology for learning.
  • In 2009 and 2011, he was voted by his peers the Edublog Awards Most Influential Tweeter, and he is #Edchat co-creator, a #140Conf character, and ASCD Emerging leader.

Program Benefits

This practical, 60-minute webinar will provide you and your colleagues with the information and guidelines to help you update your K-12 school's Student Handbook to ensure compliance.