Learning Modules

iKeepSafe Professional Development will help guide faculty and administration through preparation for a cyber incident and development of a healthy school culture of digital citizenship.

LEARNING MODULE A: Prepare for an Incident

Some digital incidents will require significant preparation to ensure positive outcomes for all parties involved. This learning module will identify the necessary preparations that will help administrators feel confident and prepared as they manage an incident. More

LEARNING MODULE B: How To Conduct an Investigation

You may be dealing with allegations that staff, students, or others have used technology to hack the network, view pornography, engage in harassment, cheat, or otherwise inappropriately use technology. Regardless the situation, one of the most critical aspects of responding is the ability to conduct an effective investigation without violating free speech, privacy, search and seizure laws, and without destroying evidence. More

LEARNING MODULE C: How to Conduct an Interview

This Learning Module addresses the gathering of evidence both through interviews and through electronically stored information.  You will need to determine, given the facts and circumstances of the particular case, the appropriate sequence of interviews in relation to collecting other evidence More

LEARNING MODULE D: How to Conduct a "Reasonable" Search of a Cell Phone

Depending on the laws in your state, you likely have limits on when and why you can look into a student’s cell phone. Your school or district Responsible Use Policy (RUP/AUP) will also affect how much authority you have to confiscate a phone if it causes a disruption in class, is used for cheating, or if you reasonably suspect the phone contains harmful or illegal materials. More

LEARNING MODULE E: Making an Acceptable Use Policy Work for Your School

Whether the documents governing technology at your school site are referred to as “Acceptable Use,” “Responsible Use,” or simply “Technology Use” policies, it is likely time to rethink or update such documents.In doing so, each educational institution must acknowledge that technology use policies are not single, “one-size fits all” documents which can be adopted nationwide and on a one-time basis. More

LEARNING MODULE F: The Whole School Approach to Data Privacy

Education technology and cloud-based services offer important new opportunities and efficiencies for schools. From programs that create streamlined bus routes to interactive homework programs that track a student’s progress to a portal that allows parents to get real-time information about their child’s tests and assignments, educational technology can offer tremendous insight into a student’s educational needs, innovative learning techniques, stronger communication with parents and an ease on administrative burdens. Along with these benefits, however, come serious questions about how best to protect student privacy. More

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Additional Resources

Visit the ICAC Task Force Program's website for access to a variety of helpful resources, including articles, videos, and more.