•                     Community U     Community University  Community U
                                                    Hauppauge School District
                                                        Learning Together - Growing Together

    The Hauppauge School District is proud to present our first topic-based series of Community University workshops for parents. These free workshops are designed to educate our community of the social, emotional and technological issues facing our youth today.

    Community University is a committee comprised of Hauppauge School District teachers, parents and school administrators who have explored Social Emotional Literacy (SEL) programs provided to students in grades K-12. Realizing that SEL programs do not begin or end at the school door, the district has designed workshops to support parents in addressing some of these issues in our children’s lives.

    We hope you will join us for these presentations, as we know that the home/school connection is vital in raising young people who are well-adjusted, resilient and productive citizens.

    The workshop schedule is as follows:

    Online Safety with a Constantly Connected World
    November 5, 2015
    7:00 p.m.
    High School Auditorium

    Implications of Social Media in the School Setting -

    CANCELLED

    January 21, 2016
    7:00 p.m.
    High School Auditorium

    Technology Tools in Hauppauge Schools
    March 3, 2016
    7:00 p.m.
    Middle School Auditorium

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    Workshop Summaries 
     
    Online Safety with a Constantly Connected WorldNovember 5, 2015
    7:00 p.m., High School Auditorium
     
    This workshop will focus on simple techniques and tools to help parents keep pace with the constantly evolving online world that our children inhabit - maximizing the internet's benefits for learning, while minimizing the risks.  We'll discuss important online safety topics including digital footprints, privacy, parental controls and monitoring, appropriate sharing and more.
     
    Presenter Blanca E. Duarte is the Founder and President of LogicWing.
     
     
     
     
    Implications of Social Media in the School SettingJanuary 21, 2016 - CANCELLED
     
     

    Technology Tools in Hauppauge Schools March 3, 2016
    7:00 p.m. Middle School Auditorium

    In this interactive and engaging presentation, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Donald B. Murphy will provide an overview of some of the technology tools currently employed in classrooms in the Hauppauge School District.  This "deep dive" into iPads, chromebooks, Google APPS and more will focus on instructional implications, security measures, and long term technology goals currently under discussion in Hauppauge.  Parents will leave with a better understanding of the fundamental shift underway in classrooms and beyond through the use of social media tools, device-agnostic platforms, handheld devices and more. 
     
    Presenter Dr. Donald B. Murphy, Assistant Superintendent, Hauppauge UFSD.