Executive Women's Forum Volunteers Visit PVSchools

PVSchools and Executive Women's Forum (EWF) partnership continued in October 2018 with another series of events. HHS, NCHS, PVHS/CREST, and PHS hosted volunteers from the EWF as they presented to students about cybersecurity and careers. The EWF volunteers also facilitated panel discussions about internet privacy and security at DAC, TOC, and Facilities/Transportation for employees.

Young Women Broaden Horizons Through PVSchools Internship Initiative

Posted by PVSchools on 7/11/2018

This summer, a group of extremely talented young women had the opportunity to intern in the PVSchools Women in Technology (PVWIT) program, an initiative spearheaded by the Information Technology Department (IT), and coordinated by Leslie Allen, IT integration specialist.

Eight high school students from Horizon High School, North Canyon High School, Paradise Valley High School, and Pinnacle High School participated in the internship program. Interns were selected by nomination from school and district administration. Before the teens could get started, they had to complete Computer Science 101 through Stanford University.


PVSchools School Resource Officers (SRO) partner with Information Technology

Recently the PVSchools School Resource Officers from the Phoenix Police Department were provided resources to teach digital citizenship lessons to students at their schools. The Information Technology Department is partnering with several officers to team teach digital citizenship lessons from Common Sense Media in classrooms. We wish to thank our awesome SROs for their efforts in PVSchools to keep us all safe, both offline and online!

SRO Teaching Digital Citizenship
SRO Teaching Digital Citizenship

The Executive Women's Forum visits PVSchools for the Cyber Security School Challenge!

EWF Volunteers

On October 27th an outstanding group of volunteers from the Executive Women's Forum visited Foothills Family Resource Center, North Canyon High School, and Pinnacle High School to share information about Internet safety and careers in cybersecurity. They reminded us all to "Stop. Think. Connect." while we are online so we can be safe and positive digital citizens. Thank you to the EWF for donating their time and talents to our students!

After the Bell "Sign Out" Challenge

The Information Technology Department and the Community Education Department partnered to sponsor a Digital Citizenship "Sign Out" challenge with After the Bell /21st CCLC students. Students were asked to create a slogan and logo to encourage PVSchools students and employees to "sign out" of devices, apps, and programs. Eight schools participated: Arrowhead, Cactus View, Campo Bello, Echo Mountain Intermediate, Greenway Middle School, Indian Bend, Palomino Intermediate, and Sunset Canyon. Congratulations to the winning team from Indian Bend Elementary School - "Without a Doubt... Always sign out"

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