Digital Citizen Academy Announces Matching Grants to First 250 Schools
The K-12 program will offer qualifying schools pricing at two dollars per student, with the balance being covered by sponsorship funds. The program is limited to the first 250 schools that register and it will provide prevention and education programs to students and staff as well as offer parent resources for the coming school year.
Digital Citizen Academy provides grade specific lessons for kindergarten through 12th grade students, parents and educators, that appropriately and effectively communicate and teach safe practices for digital citizenship, digital reputations and provide tools and lessons on cyberbullying, sexting and digital cheating.
“We want to make our programs accessible and affordable to reach as many students as possible,” explains Dr. Lisa Strohman, founder and director of Digital Citizen Academy. “We are seeing the physical and emotional impact from the increasing time kids are spending on technology and its alarming.”
Dr. Strohman created this interactive platform for schools and organizations to deliver research-based education, prevention and diversion programs that are professionally designed to combat, protect and support children, teenagers, and adults impacted by issues resulting from technology use, misuse and overuse. A diversion program is also available as a disciplinary resource for students that violate school policies.
To learn more about Digital Citizen Academy programs and to register for the 2018/2019 school year visit digitalcitizenacdemy.org.
About Digital Citizen Academy
Digital Citizen Academy, is dedicated to improving the lives of students, parents and educators. Founded by Dr. Lisa Strohman, clinical psychologist, and founder and director of Technology Wellness Center and co-author of Unplug: Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World. Digital Citizen Academy provides research-based prevention and education programs that deal with the psychological, emotional and physical issues resulting from technology use, misuse and overuse. Visit digitalcitizenacademy.org to learn more.
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