Social Media Policies: Legal Do's & Don'ts; What K12 Schools Must Know
Recording Price: $199.00
(Includes Proprietary Materials)
Your school's staff and faculty may have the content of their social media profiles exposed for the entire world to see. Maintaining a positive reputation in your community is essential; however, your staff may be unaware of the legal implications of social media misuse. How can you create employee social media policies and discipline violators, while still avoiding liability and maintaining your schools reputation? Join us for this highly-informative, 60 minute webinar where you will discover:
Keys to draft effective social media policies for school employees
Strategies to prevent & respond to improper employee social media usage
Elements your policy must contain to protect your school from legal action
How to enforce policies without violating the rights of your employees
Facebook, Twitter, & More: Creating & Maintaining an Effective Policy
What should & shouldn't be included in your employee handbook
Effective social media guidelines that protect your faculty & school
Course use of social media sites: Setting boundaries upfront
How to effectively communicate policy expectations with staff & faculty
Disciplining Employees: The Do's & Don't of Responding to Bad Behavior
How to respond to defamatory statements made online by an employee
Faculty communicating with students online: How far is too far?
Disciplinary strategies for unacceptable interactions with students
What You Need to Know about Your Employees' Social Media Use
Specific steps your school can take to avoid liability & reduce risk
Posting on matters of "public concern": Are employees protected?
The most common mistakes schools are making & how to avoid them
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Janet Decker, J.D., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University's School of Education where she teaches education law and policy courses. Her research focuses on legal issues related to special education, charter schools, and technology. She has provided professional development about student and employee internet speech to educators across the nation. In 2011, the Education Law Association awarded her the Joseph C. Beckham Dissertation of the Year Award. Dr. Decker received both her Ph.D. in Education Policy Studies and her law degree from Indiana University. She also worked at the Indiana University's Maurer School of Law and the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy. Prior to her legal studies, she taught children diagnosed with autism at the Princeton Child Development Institute.
Join us for this interactive 60-minute webinar to discover how to craft effective social media policies, educate your faculty for and protect your school from liability.