Nationally Recognized Social Media Safety Expert to Speak at Parker School

November 01, 2017

Parker School is welcoming speaker and social media safety guru Josh Ochs to its campus on November 8 to speak to the community about how to stay safe and smart online. He will speak to Parker School’s middle and upper school students about online safety, digital citizenship, and cyberbullying, and offer techniques students can use to create an online portfolio of accomplishments that impress colleges and employers.

In the evening Josh will speak specifically to parents to bring them up to speed on the latest apps kids are using and offer tips on how to talk to kids about using digital tools to shine online.

With a background in marketing at Disney and a love for all things technology, Josh Ochs combines both to help teens and tweens use social media as a portfolio of positive accomplishments. Josh travels the nation speaking to over 30,000 kids each year sharing tips to create a positive online presence. Josh’s book: “Light, Bright and Polite for Teens” teaches kids of all ages that everything they post on social media will eventually be discovered by their parents, teachers, their school principal and someday colleges and employers. He shows families and teenagers practical examples they can use to always keep it “Light, Bright and Polite” online.

Josh has been quoted and featured as a source in Forbes, CBS News, KTLA, KFWB radio, is a guest lecturer at USC and UCLA and is a frequent personality on radio shows nationwide and will now be a guest lecturer at Parker School.

 The event begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Parker School theatre and is free and open to the public. Space is limited and you must pre-register at www.parkerschoolhawaii.org/digitalsafety  to secure a ticket.