Cyberbullying Prevention with PACER

Join the Tourette Association of America for a cyberbullying webinar given by Julie Hertzog, Director of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center and leader in bullying prevention. Designed for parents, professionals, and youth this webinar shows that we all have an important role to play to address and prevent cyberbullying. Julie will also share ideas for communities to be supportive of youth while online. During this webinar, Julie will discuss the following points:

  • Defining cyberbullying and understanding the dynamics
  • Exploring bullying prevention law and policy
  • Students with an IEP or 504
  • Advocating as an adult for and with the child
  • Encouraging those who witness bullying to take action
  • Parents and schools working together
  • Supporting students all year long

About Julie Hertzog

Julie Hertzog, Director of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, is a nationally recognized leader on bullying prevention. Since she helped create the Center in 2006, she has led in the development of its resources, including creating content for its innovative websites — PACER.org/Bullying, PACERKidsAgainstBullying.org and PACERTeensAgainstBullying.org—which were designed to engage, educate, and inspire students, parents, educators and community members. In addition to developing classroom toolkits, curricula, and other educational resources, Hertzog also helped create nationally recognized initiatives such as PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Month, Unity Day, and Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying.

Hertzog was appointed as a member and co-chair of Minnesota’s Governor’s Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying and to Minnesota’s School Safety Technical Assistance Center, which was created in response to the Minnesota Safe and Supportive School legislation. She also serves on the Flipgrid Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board to empower all learners to share their voice and respect the diverse voices of others.

She has been quoted and consulted by the local and national media, including print, online and TV, and has been featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Time for Kids, PEOPLE, Family Circle and The Huffington Post.

Hertzog has been on staff at PACER Center since 2000, holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, and is married with three children: Laura, David and Grace. David, who was born with Down syndrome, has been the inspiration for much of her work.