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
High School Auditorium
Implications of Social Media in the School Setting -
January 21, 2016
High School Auditorium
Technology Tools in Hauppauge Schools
March 3, 2016
Middle School Auditorium
Workshop SummariesOnline Safety with a Constantly Connected World – November 5, 2015
7:00 p.m., High School AuditoriumThis 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 Setting – January 21, 2016 - CANCELLED
Technology Tools in Hauppauge Schools – March 3, 2016
7:00 p.m. Middle School AuditoriumIn 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.