At this time, Chittenden East SU does not see that it has the right to
prohibit communications between staff and students (via email, Facebook
, Twitter, etc), but we do recommend against it.
Included in our AUP are:
● Strong Recommendation: Maintain separate accounts for personal and
● Comply with federal CIPA and COPPA laws when creating assignments
for students involving on-line communication tools.
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I'm also interested is seeing what people have been doing with their
AUPs about social networking, and I like Bob's questions. This time my
role is as a school board member and our AUP has been brought up as
needing updating to deal with the new realities.
From: Bob Owens <[log in to unmask]>
To: SCHOOL-IT <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tue, Jan 17, 2012 1:53 pm
Subject: AUP and social networking
Has anyone updating their AUP to include the use of social networking?
This might include the use of Facebook and Twitter by or between
students and staff. We are working to update our policy and are looking
I'm especially interested in how districts are managing staff contact
with students. Are teachers allowed to friend students or visa versa
using a personal Facebook account? Ae they allowed to friend using an
account linked to a school email address?
Any suggestions or examples are welcomed.