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Addressing Cyberbullying through Social Media: A Primer for Parents and Staff

cyber-bullying-122156_640Cyberbullying continues to make headlines across our nation as the popularity of social media continues to rise. Newton-Conover City Schools takes cyberbullying and online harassment very seriously.  Both local school board policies and North Carolina General Statutes clearly address cyberbullying.

Click here to read Dr. Stegall’s parent/guardian letter about bullying and cyberbullying.


For more cyberbullying information and resources, check out these websites:

Common Sense Media – Cyberbullying Page

Netsmartz Parent Page

Cyberbullying Research Center

 

About Heather Mullins

Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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