Sunday, March 26, 2017

Online student safety symposium to be held in Joliet

School administrators, technology officers, safety and security directors, board members, and others interested in online student safety are invited to a free seminar to be held in Joliet on April 11.

The program will feature a number of Illinois speakers from school districts, law enforcement, and the legal community. Among the presenters will be Chris Budzynski, director of information technology for Huntley Community SD 158, speaking about how their district keeps students safe while online. Ron Wolflick, commander of the Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, will join Christine Feller, cyber-crime specialist with the Illinois Office of Attorney General, for “Internet Crimes Against Children: Cyber Safety in Schools.”

An interactive question-and-answer session will be led by John Armstrong, director of technology at Joliet SD 86; Maria Kilgore, instructional technology coordinator with East Aurora SD 131; Nicki B. Bazer, partner with Franczek Radelet, who will be focusing on school legal issues; and Ron Wolflick.

After a complimentary lunch, attendees will participate in a roundtable discussion about protecting students from the various online threats that were discussed throughout the day.

The event begins at 9 a.m. at Joliet Junior College. To register for the Symposium, click here