Online Safety Information for Parents

Useful Links

MCPS Cybersafety Information 

Information, resources, and policies for MCPS families.

 Be Web Smart 

This is a web site offering articles, tips, guidance and reviews for parents who want to keep their families safe and productive online. 

 CyberTipLine  or 1-800-THE-LOST 

Report a suspected predator to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s Tip Line 

The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource for children ages 5 to 17. NetSmartz prepares children to behave responsibly when confronted with issues concerning Internet safety.

This online resource provides answers to adults' questions concerning Internet safety, computers and the Web.

 Take 25®
This campaign encourages families to take 25 minutes to talk to their children about safety and abduction prevention. The campaign is a great resource for communities. Visit “Start the Conversation” for advice on talking to your child.

Internet Safety Pledges

Young children- Elementary age

    English       Spanish 

Older children- Middle/ High school age

    English            Spanish 

Discussion Guides