Cyberbullying & Internet Safety
PLUACLD457
Standard 3: Human Resources Development

Adopted by Erica J. Williams, NBCT

Suggested Prerequisites: 
  • Participants must hold a current Alabama Education Administrative/Leadership Certificate.  
  • Participants must have internet access and create an Edmodo account.

Description/Abstract: 
One of the biggest horrors for children while online is Cyberbullying. 



Cyberbullying is defined as the use of electronic communication to harass or intimidate individuals with mean, derogatory, and threatening statements via the Internet or social media. Today, thousands of children are victims of cyberbullying. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, state and local lawmakers have taken action to prevent bullying and protect children. Through laws (in their state education codes and elsewhere) and model policies (that provide guidance to districts and schools), each state addresses bullying differently.

Participants who complete all coursework will earn 1 ACLD PLU.  

This PLU will expire in three (3) years.

Objectives:​ 

  • understand why cyberbullying is dangerous
  • learn preventive measures educators can take to make sure their students are safe while on the web