Special Education and Support Services
Be Internet Safe
Without specific endorsement, the Illinois State Board of Education provides a link at the bottom of this page to a variety of Internet Safety curriculum resources and materials. As specified under Illinois School Code Section 5, “beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, a school district must incorporate into the school curriculum a component on Internet safety to be taught at least once each school year to students in grade 3 or above.”
Internet Safety Act
The full text of the Internet Safety Act can be viewed online.
The theme for this year’s contest was Bystander Intervention. The goal? Encourage students that witness bullying to take action against it!
2011-12 Contest Winners Announced!
State Superintendent Koch, Attorney General Madigan and Lt. Gov. Simon recognize the best poster and electronic projects promoting online safety
- 3rd Annual Contest
- 2nd Annual Contest
- 1st Annual Contest
Prior Contest Winners Press Releases
- Welcome Message from Attorney General
- Attorney General Internet Safety Webinar Video
- Attorney General Internet Safety Modules
- PowerPoint Presentation PDF format
Internet Safety Best Practices
Many districts in the state are offering Internet Safety curriculum and activities for their students. Illinois State Board of Education encourages school districts to send us your best practices in Internet Safety.
Some of the best practices will be posted on our website for other school districts to view. Please send your information in Microsoft Office or Adobe Acrobat format to James Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Champaign Unit #4
- Collinsville Community Unit School District #10
- Community High School District #128
- Community Unit District #95
- Galesburg CUSD #205
- School District #129
- Urbana School District #16