Join 20+ Experts to Learn Social Media Safety, Mental Health, and How Students Can Shine Online at the Smart Social Summit
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This event is hosted by Josh Ochs, Author and National Social Media Speaker
Josh is on a mission to help as many families as possible. So, he's offering this year's Summit all online! With a lineup of great speakers, some with TED Talks, this year's summit is one you don't want to miss. All of this material is presented online, so parents don't have to worry about sitting in traffic, booking travel, or rearranging their whole schedule to attend an event in-person.
More About This Event:
What: Join 20+ experts to learn digital safety, online mental health, and how your students can shine online
Who: Parents and educators of students 5 years to 18 years old
Why: To keep students safe and to give parents a proactive way to start a dialog with their kids about being smart and safe on social media
When: February 18th-20th (now available on demand at any time)
Where: Online, watch from anywhere on your computer/phone
Price: $25 for the event (or become a member to unlock all of our courses)
What parents say about previous SmartSocial.com summits:
I came to this event a little confused about Snapchat and Instagram, but I left feeling more comfortable. Thank you! – Jody G.
This was very informative. I feel better prepared to share this plan with parents in our community. – School Administrator
Our Partners and Friends
Tips that will motivate your student to want to be positive online (without parental pressure)
How to be positive on Instagram and Snapchat
How colleges will search for students and applicants online
Examples of good and bad online search results college admission officers will notice
How one adult lost a dream job with just one post on social media
Why colleges want you to start building a personal brand in high school
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What Will I Learn?
You will get the same techniques Josh Ochs presents to 30,000+ students and parents each year all across the country
The Smart Social Summit isn’t filled with a bunch of safety tips you’ve heard before. It’s not your average “how to keep kids safe online” advice. This online Summit is for parents and educators who want to limit screen time at home without conflict, monitor their students online without being intrusive, and protect their family online with the resources they already have.
See what attendees say about Smart Social Conference:
I truly have enjoyed the speakers. Each panelist provided their personal experiences to the topics and made the discussions more relatable. – Annette C.
Perfect amount of information + great length for the event (not too long but enough time to learn a lot of great tools & info! I’ll definitely share what I learned with my colleagues and school community. – Lauren B.
I loved the tactical tips I can take back to my school community. Excellent speakers who were very articulate. – Wilmar P.
I felt a little torn. I wanted to be in both tracks at the same time! This was great for parents. – Jody G.
I really enjoyed the information from the Online Security and Privacy group. This is an area that is practical yet often overlooked in online student trainings. – Lisa L. PVPUSD Counselor
This was very informative. I have learned so much and feel better prepared to share information with others. – School Administrator
Bonus Lessons From Over 70 Experts
You will instantly be able to access our past conference panel discussions from digital experts from all over the country. Log in any time and get access to their advice and listen/read the tips from your home/office/phone.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long do I need to devote to this? My family is really busy…not sure if I can complete this?
A: The total time investment is about 20 minutes per course. Parents join online from anywhere in the world and can watch each course at their leisure.
Q: How does the summit work?
A: Watch any of our courses and guest interviews on demand for up to 90 days after your purchase (depending on your ticket price) and learn from 20+ expert sessions across digital safety, mental health, and positive online digital citizenship.
Q: Where is the summit located?
A: At your home or office using our simple online membership website. Because this is an online summit, there is no physical venue and no travel expenses or traffic.
Q: How long do I have access to the summit content?
A: Become a member and have unlimited access, or buy a one-time ticket and get 90 day access to all the resources.
Q: I’m not a technical person, is this suitable for me?
A: Yes. This conference is for beginners and tech-savvy parents alike. The only prerequisite for the summit is a willingness to take action and set aside the time! You do NOT need to have any additional monitoring apps or tools. We will show you how to keep your family safe online with the tools you already have. Bring an open mind and learn how Josh’s tips will help you in the long run.
Q: My child doesn’t have a phone or any social media. Is this summit for me?
A: Yes - we will teach you how to help your student develop a healthy relationship with screen time (before they get a phone/social media) and prepare for a positive digital footprint in their future. These presentations are perfect for parents of middle school and high school students.
Q: My child never makes any mistakes on social media. Is this summit for me?
A: Yes - we will teach you how to build upon your child’s positive digital footprint so they can stand out from the competition when applying to their dream college or job. This presentation is helpful for any parent of students ages 8-18 years old.
Q: I’m not sure what apps my children use - is that okay?
A: You will be given the tools and framework to figure out which networks they’re on, how to monitor their activity, and how to start a dialog that will get them communicating.