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Ideas, news, and advice for K-12 educators and administrators to help create safe learning environments.


Dr. Lisa Strohman

A psychologist, attorney, author, and mother, Dr. Lisa Strohman established Digital Citizen Academy to help keep families safe from online dangers. Her background working as a visiting scholar with the profiling unit at the FBI during one of the most tragic school shootings in the U.S. helped create her passion to help proactively prevent and educate students, educators, and parents on issues related to technology.
12 Dec 2022
Educator Wellness | 4 min read

Powerful Reasons To Show Gratitude During the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner, and during such holidays, peo...

08 Sep 2022

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Emojis

In the fall I had a group of mothers approach me after a seminar to as...

12 Jul 2022
Educator Wellness | 2 min read

School is back in session!

Time never ceases to fly by, and the summer months are no exception. A...

29 Dec 2021
Student Mental Health | 3 min read

Are Your Children in Digital Distress?

As 2021 draws to a close and I emerge from another exhausting day of s...

15 Jul 2021
Student Safety | 2 min read

Legal Implications of SCOTUS Ruling for K-12 Schools

Recently the Supreme Court heard what was potentially the most consequ...

27 May 2021

Reflecting on Columbine: Mass Shootings and Mental Health

Back in April 1999, I was at the FBI Headquarters in Quantico trying t...

18 Mar 2021
Student Mental Health | 3 min read

The Dangers of Selfies

The ever-evolving life of a teenager is more challenging and has more ...

19 Jan 2021

Take Care of the Educators Who Take Care of Our Children

For the past year, we have worried about the effects of remote schooli...

03 Dec 2020
Student Mental Health | 2 min read

Tackling the Holiday Blues

We are all familiar with the “holiday blues” that plague many of us du...

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