It was designed to provide guidance and to share the lessons learned in more than three years of integrating social media into CDC health communication campaigns, activities and emergency response efforts. In this guide, you will find information to help you get started using social media—from developing governance to determining which channels best meet your communication objectives to creating a social media strategy. You will also learn about popular channels you can incorporate into your plan, such as blogs, video-sharing sites, mobile applications and RSS feeds.
The photo that got Stacey Snyder into trouble, because of its caption: Many teachers believe they have the absolute First Amendment right to post anything they want on social networking sites, including party pix and diatribes about the boss.
Sadly, the courts say otherwise. Thanks to Facebook and MySpace, what used to be private is now very public. Some seem oblivious to the devastating consequences of posting really stupid things in cyberspace.
Newspapers across the country have begun trolling social networking sites for embarrassing and titillating postings by local teachers. First Amendment Until they acquire tenure, most beginning teachers can be nonrenewed for no reason at all.
Without going into the gory details, teacher free speech rights are fairly limited: In the seminal Pickering v. Tenured teachers, by contrast, have far greater job security than probationary teachers: Pickering in Cyberspace To date, there have been only three court cases involving teachers who claimed that their First Amendment rights were violated by being punished because of their postings on social networking sites.
The teachers lost every case. Connecticut teacher Jeffrey Spanierman was fired because of two cyber conversations with students on his MySpace page. I just like to have fun and goof on you guys. Tara Richardson was a mentor for beginning teachers who sued the Central Kitsap Washington School District claiming that she was demoted because of comments she posted on a personal blog.
The lack of student-teaching experience also prevented her from applying for a Pennsylvania teaching certificate. Snyder sued, but a federal court found no First Amendment violation.
Applying the Pickering case, the court ruled that her MySpace postings dealt only with purely personal matters, not issues of public concern. The lesson from the Snyder case is this: Unprofessional and inappropriate Internet postings by college students can be used to prevent them from entering the teaching profession.
Administrators are catching on and checking up. The Washington Post reported about a Missouri superintendent who, during interviews, insists that job applicants show him their Facebook or MySpace page. So, how would you fare in that situation?
By Cindy Long While educators are wise to be extremely cautious online, there are ways to use social networking sites to make connections that can enhance careers, not jeopardize them. One smart strategy is to seek out networks developed around specific professional interests. Ning groups can be as open or exclusive even invitation-only as you like.
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The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations—such as carpenters, teachers, and veterinarians.
Revised every 2 years, the latest version contains employment projections for the decade.