Technology has allowed you to communicate, share and find entertainment much more easily. The Internet allows you to connect with people all over the world. This combination can make you vulnerable to many kinds of risks. Here is where you can learn how to safely set up your accounts and profiles, identify online risks and much more.
Parents often need support to help youth make responsible choices online and to understand the potential impact of their choice in the real world. The resources here are designed to keep you informed about new trends and threats so you can guide your child’s online experiences.
To help you prepare your students for a positive digital experience, this page includes suggestions for curriculum, best practices and downloadable tools. These resources will additionally assist in fulfilling the Illinois School Code for annual, age-appropriate Internet Safety instruction (105 ILCS 5/27-13.3).
The Attorney General's Office supports parents and teachers in their efforts to educate students regarding safe technology use. Our Internet Safety Specialists provide age-appropriate presentations for students, as well as for parents, educators and youth service providers throughout Illinois.
To contact an Internet Safety Specialist, please call 1-888-414-7678 or email