Waukesha School District Website:
With the busy holiday season approaching, the Wisconsin Department of Justice – Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force would like to take this opportunity to remind you about a great, free resource available to educators, parents, and community members regarding online safety for children! If you don’t know where to go for the latest trending apps, information on how they work, and how to combat the risks, check out the episodes at www.ProtectKidsOnlineWI.gov. You can also subscribe through iTunes or Google Play – the links are included on our website.
Episode 12 of the Protect Kids Online (PKO) Podcast was released today and discusses a very important question: When’s a good time to get my child a cell phone? ICAC Experts Carl & Dana discuss different aspects to consider, some phone options to think about, and safety tips to remember when you do make the choice to provide your child with a phone. You can check out this episode, and all of the PKO Podcast episodes, at ProtectKidsOnlineWI.gov. You can also submit listener questions, find additional online safety resources, or join our newsletter for monthly safety tips and ICAC news.
The PKO Podcast is brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. This podcast is designed as a resource for parents, grandparents, guardians, or caregivers of children. Get information about the trends and updates on the latest apps, websites, and online activity of children 17 years of age and younger. Topics include: activities of the Wisconsin ICAC Task Force; App of the Week; tips & methods for combating online child exploitation and sextortion; Internet safety laws; cyberbullying; healthy online habits; protecting your child from strangers online; safe sharing tips; and responses to listener questions!
Thank you for your commitment to educating our children, and for assisting us in keeping them safe online.
We wish you a wonderful and safe holiday season,
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Wisconsin ICAC Task Force
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Parents United Consortium:
Parents United Consortium is a non-profit consortium of 18 Waukesha County Special Education Departments that have united to provide an educational community service. The mission of the group is to present timely and informative information, in a neutral forum, for parents and professionals who work with children. The lectures and presentations offered each school year provide essential links, knowledge, and networking to the entire community for the ultimate benefit of
Healing Hearts of Waukesha County offers grief support for children (ages 4-18) and the adults who care for them. They are free to all participants and offer Spanish-speaking volunteers and materials. Please visit: www.healingheartsofwaukeshaco.org.