Social Media Resources for Parents

  • Parent Advisories 


     For those parents navigating the world of social media with teens, or for those who are about to...please take some time to learn more about children, the internet, and social media usage.  Clink on the link to view the series and CNN special report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens." Watch a preview of it it now on CNNgo.




    Bullying Awareness

    Dr. Englander is a professor of Psychology and Founder and Director of The MA Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) at Bridgewater State University, a Center which delivers anti-violence and anti-bullying programs, resources, and research for the state of MA. She was named Most Valuable Educator of 2013 by the Boston Red Sox because of her work in technological aggression and how it interacts with peer abusiveness in general.

    As a school district, the Manchester-Essex Regional School District is proud to work with The MA Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) through student, faculty , and parent trainings on social awareness and anti-bullying. In addition, MERSD participates in Second Steps, YALE's RULER Social Emotional Training, and MARC's student workshops focusing on anti-bullying curriculum development programs.

    MERSD Bullying Intervention Information  


    MARC Parent Resources

    Offering a wide variety of information on bullying behaviors, technology pitfalls, and cyber-bullying, the MARC center has developed clear guidance for schools and families.  To learn more about these topics: Digital Devices and Sleep, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Social Networking, Technology and How it Changes How we Talk to our Kids, Texting Tips, and Confidentiality, please click here!


    Dr Englander's guides for parents also include:


    For books and articles by Dr. Englander, please visit:


    Additional Parent Resources