Safer Internet Day

In This Section



Notes from the Backpack Podcast


Raise Awareness about Internet Safety

Safer Internet Day is an international education and awareness-raising effort, celebrated in over 100 countries on Feb. 11, 2020. The day brings communities together to address online issues such as cyberbullying and social networking for a safer and better internet.

Led by Connect Safely in the United States, Safer Internet Day encourages parents, students and educators to discuss trending digital issues and empowers them to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.

Together with our PTA Connected sponsors, and especially Google, National PTA is proud to support the goals of Safer Internet Day by helping PTAs nationwide to host events and share resources that help families navigate today's digital world.

Mother and Daughter with Digital Tablet

All About Online Safety

For Safer Internet Day, we have expanded upon our existing collaboration with Google to provide an awesome and informative themed program featuring helpful lessons, tools and tips, interactive activities, and conversation topics all about online safety. The content covers general online safety topics and also highlights Google's Family Link, Be Internet Awesome, Digital Wellbeing and YouTube Kids resources and products. Learn More:

Thanks to Google, 100 PTAs nationwide received funding to make hosting a Safer Internet Day event even easier!

Be Internet Awesome



Find Answers to Questions like:


  • How can families keep each other safe?

  • How can we empower children to be mindful of their own online privacy?

  • How can parents’ model safe online behaviors for their children?

We encourage PTAs to join these important conversations so we can work together to create a safe and responsible digital community. Host or take part in a Safer Internet Day event near you.



Watch Live!


­­Tune in on Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. EST for a live stream of this year’s Safer Internet Day National Event.

Video Icon

Safer Internet Day Giveaway


Pledge to host an event (or tell us about an event you’ve already hosted) for the chance to win prizes including one Be Internet Awesome Family Workshop with Pixelbook kit, 10 annual memberships to Life360 and 20 Google Minis!

Step 1 of 3

If you win and would like your items to be shipped to a different address, please provide that address in the above field.

Step 2 of 3

 
Step 3 of 3
How will you celebrate Safer Internet Day?

 




Safer Internet Day Events

2020 Vision: Looking Back and Looking Forward, Envisioning the Decade Ahead


This year’s venue for the official National Safer Internet Day convening is the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Cailfornia. This venue is meant to remind us that we are all taking part in the evolution of technology and how technology affects our species and planet. Knowing our history with technology is important as we plan for challenges of this new decade.



Host a Safer Internet Day Event

Check out the current PTA Connected programs for a variety of free, ready-to-go toolkits and ideas you can use to plan and host your own Safer Internet Day event.

All PTA Connected programs provide resources to help start conversations with your family and community about how we can all work together to safely and effectively use digital devices and interact online. Some are ideal for younger audiences while others are best for older audiences, and some are great for everyone!

Social Video & Teens

The Smart Talk

Parenting Go Guide

Be Internet Awesome

Attend a Safer Internet Day Event

Don’t miss out on the Safer Internet Day festivities! There will be a video contest, student activities and so much more. Check out the full event agenda for Safer Internet Day.

With over 160 PTAs hosting events across the country, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. Check out where you can attend an event in your community. Don’t see an event near you? Talk to your Local PTA Leaders about hosting an event!

Find an Event



Sponsors

National PTA is proud to partner with Connect Safely and our PTA Connected Sponsors to help make Safer Internet Day a success.

Connect Safely

Life 360

Google

Lifelock

TikTok