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Bullying Compliance & Prevention


Price: $49


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Target Audience:

The Peaceful Playgrounds Bullying Compliance Course is designed to introduce administrators, teachers, substitute teachers, physical educators, parents, after school personnel, and playground supervisors to the responsibilities and techniques associated with keeping children safe from bullying.


Course Description:

The course is divided into 7 areas:

1) Introduction and Overview: Legal requirements, state specific requirements, state and local responsibilities in reducing bullying.
2) Defining Bullying: what is bullying, what is not bullying, teasing vs taunting, roles in bullying, effects of bullying, and what kids need to know about bullying.
3) Bullying Statistics: bullying increasing, cyberbullying, ramifications of bullying, and that in bullying no one wins.
4) Identifying Bullying: types of bullying, boys who bully, girls who bully, at risk groups for bullying, targets of bullying.
5) Legislation: legislative components, training and prevention and transparency and monitoring.
6) Local responsibilities Relating to: defining , reporting, investigating, written records, legal requirements, sanctions and referrals on bullying. 
7) Responding to bullying: Staff training, hot spots for bullying and AEIOU method of responding to bullying.


Course Goals:

1. Participants will be able to identify the 4 components of bullying.
2. Participants will be able to identify bullying incidents.
3. Demonstrate the knowledge to correctly respond to bullying.
4. Understand you role and legal responsibilities in keeping children safe on the playground.
5. Identify the 11 components common in bullying legislation.


Learning Materials:

The following learning materials are available for download within various sections of the course:

Analysis of State Bullying Laws
State Cyberbullying Laws from Research
Bullying and Cyberbullying statistics
What you need to know about bullying
DOE Letter regarding Schools Legal Responsibilities
Dear Colleague Letter
11 Components of bullying legislation
Anti-Bullying Policy and Program Development
CSMH Bullying Policy Brief



Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Completion stating your name, date, hours and name of the course. 

NY State CTLE Certified - Our online courses are CTLE NY State certified.  

Need to get your Professional Development Credits approved by your administration? Download the course description here.



Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D. holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from U.C.L.A. She has a MS and BS in Kinesiology from California State University Fullerton. She holds a K-12 teaching credential in Kinesiology and Health. She holds a K-16 Administrator Clear Credential from UCLA. Dr. Bossenmeyer taught for 27 years at public, private schools, and universities. She was a site principal and County Office Administrator as Director of Professional Development. She is an expert witness in cases involving supervision and injuries on playgrounds in school settings.



In 2016, Education World Partnered with S&S Worldwide to begin offering both online and on-site workshops and courses to educators across the world. Many of our subscribers and readers are required to obtain continuing education and Professional Development hours throughout their careers. Time, relevancy and quality are the concerns we hear across all industries in regards to Professional Development available, so we wanted to help change that. As we head into our third year of offering Professional Development services, we are proud to say we've helped over 4000 professionals with their online PD needs so far.



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When does the course start and finish? Most courses available start as soon as you enroll and can be taken at your pace. We suggest trying to have it done within 4-6 weeks.

Graduate level courses operate like a normal college level course and have a start and end date. Refer to the course you are interested in or contact us for a list of start dates.


What type of payment is accepted for this course?  **Courses with available CEUs or Graduate Credits have an additional cost through a University associated with them if you plan to obtain the credits. Professional Development hours through the S&S Online School come with the course enrollment fee.

Credit Card - The easiest way to pay for one of our online courses is to use your credit card. Our online system will send an email receipt after you place your order with your credit card which you should be able to use for reimbursement.

Payment with a Purchase Order (PO) - We are happy to take payment via Purchase Order (PO). Remember, however, we cannot have you start the course until the PO has been paid for by your school or school district. *Please make note that for graduate courses we will need a PO several weeks in advance and payment before the start of the course.


  • Email us your PO ([email protected]). Make sure to include the following information; make PO out to S&S Worldwide-The Educators Network, 75 Mill St., Colchester, CT 06415, Phone: 678-764-2536, Email: [email protected], include the name of the teacher who is taking the course along with his/her email, include name of course, include billing email as we will want to email the invoice promptly.
  • After we receive your emailed PO, we will email you the invoice
  • Pay the Invoice
  • We will register the teacher in the course for you and then we will send an email to the teacher telling them of their UN and PW for the website. They can start the course at anytime after that.


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