Parent University

  • Dangers of Social Media
    October 25, at 6:30 p.m.

    With the increasing number of social media apps students use to communicate with their peers and the increasing popularity of social media challenges, the Parent Community Involvement Task Force and Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) present a new Parent University webinar, titled Dangers of Social Media, to make families aware of concerning trends and the potential consequences students can face through their misuse of social media.

    Dangers of Social Media

    Access a recording of the October 25 Parent University through this link.

    Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation.

    In this seventh installment of Parent University, families will hear from representatives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Broward State Attorney’s Office, social media experts and BCPS staff as they discuss the risks associated with improper use of social media platforms. Additionally, experts will share tips on what parents should look for on their child’s social media, what behaviors should be cause for concern, and how to talk to their child about appropriate and inappropriate social media activities.

  • The session will be available in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian-Creole, Arabic, Chinese and Vietnamese through closed captioning.

    Brought to parents by Broward County Public Schools and the Parent Community Involvement Task Force, the Parent University webinar series aims to provide additional support for families through the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 20,000 parents attended the District’s first Parent University in August 2020, during four live sessions, and more than 195,000 visitors accessed online resources.

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  • Technical support questions and help will be answered by your child's school. Please contact the school through its main number and ask to speak to a MicroTech.  They can assist you with devices, learning applications and other technical issues you may be experiencing.