HOUSTON – Nov. 28, 2018 – Spring ISD is hosting a cybersecurity safety workshop for parents and students at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Spring ISD Learning Center. The third workshop in a series of Parent Power Hours, it will be facilitated by FBI Agent Connor Hagan.
“Considering the many dangers that lurk on the Internet – from child predators to cyber bullies, from malicious software to a multitude of scams – it’s imperative that our young people learn the ins and outs of online safety from an early age,” Connor said.
The workshop presentation will cover such topics as cell phone safety, the protection of personal safety online, password strength, instant messaging etiquette, social networking tips and online gaming safety. It will also include real-life stories of students who have faced cyber bullies and online predators.
“This workshop is important for all parents whose children use any kind of technology or social media,” said Tranita Carroll, the district’s parent engagement director. “The reality is our students are using social media, so we want to teach them how to be as safe as possible while online.”
Parents and students of all grade levels are encouraged to attend this important workshop.
The Parent Power Hour series of workshops focuses on mental health topics. Past sessions discussed ways to raise emotionally healthy children and the effects of social media on a child’s self-esteem. All workshops are held at the Spring ISD Learning Center, located at 17125 Ella Blvd. For more information, call 281-891-6019.