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Joliet Junior College - U Building

1215 Houbolt Road

Joliet, IL 60431


The Symposium on Student Safety is free for school and district administrators, cabinet members and other educators responsible for student online safety. Attendees will engage in strategic and tactical discussions, learn more about keeping students safe and enjoy plenty of networking opportunities. 

Fireside Chat: How Huntley Community School District Keeps Students Safe

• Dr. Chris Budzynski, Huntley Community School District 158

• Amber Aplington-Johnson, Account Manager, Gaggle

10:00 - 10:30 AM

9:00 AM

Welcome & Introductions

• Rob Yoegel, Vice President of Marketing, Gaggle

Student Online Safety in Action (Interactive Q&A)

• John Armstrong, Joliet Public Schools District 86

• Maria Kilgore, East Aurora School District 131

•  Ron Wolflick, Commander, Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force

• Nicki B. Bazer, Partner, Franczek Radelet in Chicago, and former general counsel at the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Lunch Break (lunch will be provided)

9:15 - 10:00 AM

Opening Keynote

• "Driving Towards Responsible Digital Citizenship & Keeping Our Students Safe"
Steve Garton, Senior Manager, Education, Common Sense Education

12:30  - 1:15 PM

Roundtable Discussions & Giveaways


Internet Crimes Against Children: Cyber Safety in Schools

• Ron Wolflick, Commander, Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force

 Christine Feller, Cyber Crime Specialist, Illinois Office of the Attorney General

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Agenda subject to change.

• Superintendents
• Assistant/Deputy Superintendents
• Chief Operations Officers
• Chief Communications Officers
• Chief Technology Officers/Technology Directors
• Safety and Security Directors
• School Police Chiefs
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