Many parents feel overwhelmed with questions related to Internet Safety. I’ve been teaching parents, teachers, administrators, and students how to remain safe in a “wild-west” of platforms and devices.

The key is education. Parents must learn how to keep their children and their families safe online. These one hour courses are inexpensive, easy to attend (from home), fun, and educational.

Come and join us from your home or office.

What you need to know: 

  • All courses cost $20 each and are one hour long
  • Each course is offered twice, early in the morning and later in the evening
  • No webcam or special equipment is needed. You will dial into a conference number to hear the audio, and with your computer to view the live class (instructor and presentation)
  • The class audience will be encouraged to ask questions and participate in the discussion.
  • Presentations will NOT be shared at the end of the course – please take notes
  • As soon as you register and pay (see links below) you will receive login instructions

Instagram & SnapChat Safety Class for ParentsCourse #1: Internet Safety: Instagram/SnapChat Sexting & Cyberbullying; It’s Happening Every Day, Everywhere

Course description: An hour-long review of keeping your children safe in a digital world; specifically reviewing the sexting and cyberbullying threat related to the photo platforms: Instagram and SnapChat. This class is *critical* to parents of tweens and teens. 

  • What is Sexting?
  • What is Cyberbullying?
  • What is SnapChat?
  • What is Instagram?
  • How do these platforms operate?
  • Privacy Issues
  • The current criminal/legal landscape in terms of sexting
  • What can you do to help protect your children from sexting and cyberbullying?
  • How to communicate with your children about sexting and cyberbullying
  • Additional legal and online resources

Cost to attend: $20
Payment: Via Paypal only – you do NOT need a Paypal account to pay via Paypal.

Dates this course is offered: 


Internet Safety Basics: Understanding Devices and PlatformsCourse #2: Internet Safety 101: Device and Platform Review

Course description:  This course reviews every device and platform (ie Facebook, Instagram, XBox) which your child might use, and how to adjust the privacy settings on each.

  • Android and IPhone mobile privacy settings
  • Using webcams and webcam safety
  • Gaming systems (XBox Live, etc)
  • Facebook and Twitter Privacy settings
  • Instagram and Snapchat safety settings
  • Using public wi-fi access
  • Brand new platforms: Vine, Pheed, and others

Cost to attend: $20
Payment: Via Paypal only – you do NOT need a Paypal account to pay via Paypal.

Dates this course is offered: 


Internet Best Practices Class for ParentsCourse #3: Internet Best Practices: Understanding and Preparing Your Family for Online Threats

Course description: Think of this course as a general overview of where we are in terms of online risks as wellas a review of online points of vulnerability including: what to look for in risky behaviors, family computer usage contracts, and how to communicate risks with your children.

  • How did we get here? History and statistics
  • Scope and depth of usage and abuse
  • How do your children connect currently?
  • Points of potential online and mobile vulnerability
  • Understanding cyberbullying from the perspective of the: perpetrator, victim, and bystander
  • Understanding sexting and your child’s criminal and legal risks
  • Online gaming (like XBox live) and online gambling (online poker)
  • Using mobile devices like phones
  • Tablets, laptops, and desktops
  • How to create a family contract which will work for you
  • Other online and offline resources

Cost to attend: $20
Payment: Via Paypal only – you do NOT need a Paypal account to pay via Paypal.

Dates this course is offered: 


Questions about a course? Please email info@overnightgeek.com


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