Prevent Bullying And Cyberbullying

Bullying is a serious issue at home and in school, and parents and caring adults can play pivotal roles in creating a healthy school and community climate that is free of bullying.

Learn more about what you can do to help identify and prevent bullying by listening to this 30-minute segment on Radio Disney AM 1470. You can also check out these resources to help you, your children, and your school address this serious concern.

PTA Anti-Bullying Law

Governor Jerry Brown signed crucial legislation to protect students from bullying and harassment. The California State PTA sponsored the bill, AB 1156, by Assembly Member Mike Eng.

Resources for School and Home

Standing up, Not Standing By:

A Free Cyberbullying Toolkit for PTA Leaders
Brought to you in partnership with Common Sense Media and The California State PTA

Use these resources to organize a PTA Parent Education Night that will start a conversation in your school community about helping kids learn to stand up to cyberbullying. Click Here

PTA Award

PTA & Common Sense Media – Parent Education Award
For Digital Literacy and Citizenship Programs

To recognize PTAs for implementing model Parent Education Programs that:

  • Engage and inform parents and families on digital literacy and citizenship (e.g. privacy, cyberbullying)
  • Raise awareness on media/ Internet issues affecting children's health, safety and development
  • Empower students to be safe, respectful and responsible in our 24/7 digital world
  • Use Common Sense Media (CSM) resources

Download Application: Due March 1
PTA & Common Sense Media - Parent Education Award [pdf]

PTA Anti-Bullying Advocacy

Additional Resources