David’s Legacy Foundation will present twice about David’s Law to Frisco ISD parents and educators, once at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28 and again at 10 a.m. Jan. 29.
Frisco ISD Council of PTAs and Frisco ISD Guidance and Counseling Department staff are working together to make these events open and free.
Each two-hour event focuses on safeguarding students online. Featured guest for the event is Maureen Molak, mother of the law’s name sake. Parents and educators may benefit from learning about cyber-bullying, legal and legislative initiatives, solutions, partnerships, and what David’s Legacy offers.
The Frisco ISD Guidance and Counseling Department and Frisco ISD Council of PTAs will host both sessions in the Frisco ISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive, in the boardroom.
David’s Law is a law enacted to protect Texas children from cyber bullying. It provides for schools to collaborate with law enforcement when serious or life-threatening cyber bullying situations arise.
David Molak of San Antonio was 16 when he died after being harassed online.
Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 179, also known as David’s Law, in 2017. The Texas law requires school districts to include cyber bullying in their district bullying policies and to notify a child’s parents if he or she is a victim of an alleged aggressor or bullying.
Teachers who attend and sign in for this event at the evening presentation can earn 1.5 hours of professional credit. Guests are asked to RSVP to Williama@friscoisd.org.