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Media Alert: Rep. David B. McKinley to participate in Google’s Internet safety event at middle school in Parkersburg


Google’s program shares tips and how-to’s to teach kids to stay safe and secure on the web


PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Google’s Online Safety Roadshow educates students about how to stay safe and secure online. Media are invited to cover the Online Safety Roadshow, a 45-minute assembly that teaches middle school students how to be smart about the content they share online. It focuses on important skills — how to create a safe and memorable password, identify phishing scams and more. Rep. David B. McKinley will participate in the event and give remarks.


What:              The Online Safety Roadshow


Who:               Representative David B. McKinley, P.E.   


When:             Tuesday, April 5, 2016

                        10:30 a.m.


Where:            Van Devender Middle School

918 31st St.

Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104


About The Online Safety Roadshow:

The Google-led program educates students about what they can do to stay safe and secure online.


The program was created in partnership with principals and child safety groups, National Association of Secondary School Principals and iKeepSafe, to develop a digital literacy assembly that could be shared across the country. The goal of the 45-minute presentation is to teach students how to be smart and safe online, focusing on important skills such as how to create a safe, memorable password and more. You can find more information on how to be safe online by visiting the Google Safety Center.


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