Google’s Be Internet Awesome with PTA Connected

Be Internet Awesome Family Workshops will:

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Increase awareness of online safety tools for families


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Teach families about digital citizenship and how to better navigate the internet

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Inspire families to Be Internet Awesome together by growing their understanding of digital well-being


Apply for a PTA Connected Be Internet Awesome Grant

The 2018 PTA Connected Be Internet Awesome Grant will award $1,000 to 200 PTAs to host a Be Internet Awesome family workshop. In addition to the grant, all grantees will receive a Be Internet Awesome kit.

  • Each kit is bilingual—with materials in English and Spanish—and includes the following to help you run your workshop:
  • A Google Pixelbook to power the workshop
  • A ready-made presentation covering topics like online safety, digital citizenship and digital tips and resources to create a positive digital experience
  • Family Guides for workshop participants to inspire collaborative learning and spark conversations at home about topics including online reputation and social sharing, phishing and scams, privacy and security, cyberbullying, inappropriate content and more
  • School posters to remind students to be smart, alert, strong, kind and brave
    A banner to show school spirit and remind parents, students and the PTA to Be Internet Awesome together
  • Exclusive PTA Be Internet Awesome trophy keepsake

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a PTA in good standing, as determined by your State PTA
  • Commit to hosting an event that engages at least 50 attendees in learning activities centered on digital safety, security and wellness
  • Have at least 10 volunteers to assist with event
  • Submit evaluation results to National PTA after the event