These days, young people use technology all the time and encounter a multitude of choices. Will they text, snap, and chat carefully and sensibly? Or will they divulge personal information, engage with strangers, or behave unethically or inappropriately? How do we help them to learn to use it responsibly?
Students in grades K–12 are invited to create posters illustrating the safe use of the Internet and/or mobile devices for submission in the 2017 Commonwealth of Virginia’s Cyber Security Awareness “Kids Safe Online” Virginia Poster Contest. Submissions are due January 6.
View the Official Contest Rules and Entry Form on the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) web page, vita.virginia.gov. VITA is the contest sponsor in conjunction with the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC).
Winning entries for each grade group (K–5, 6–8, and 9–12) will be entered in the national Multi-State Cyber Security Awareness poster contest. The winning posters will be part of the 2018 National Stay Safe Online Calendar. The winning Virginia posters will be featured on the VITA website.