This session will address the legal issues that arise when students, staff, and parents use social media. Issues to be addressed will include cyberbullying, student and staff First Amendment rights, using social media to screen job applicants, and legally permissible uses of social media. It will include the latest national research on the use of social media and best practices for promoting responsible use. Participants will gain an understanding of the latest trends in cyberbullying and the most effective strategies available for school leaders, educators, parents and students. This will include a review of the latest case law involving cyerbullying and social media use by students and staff members. This session will provide tips for promoting responsible social media use, by students, parents and staff.
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