"It is the mission of Harwood Union High School to provide an educational and creative environment in which every person is valued as an individual, challenged as a learner and inspired to contribute to a democratic society. As a professional learning organization of all academic departments, we are prepared to work together in order to provide a unique and personalized learning experience for all students."

Technology and Behavior: Benefits and Detriments of the Online World

Harwood Union is pleased to host a presentation designed to support parents in understanding  popular technology and social media usage by today’s youth and potential benefits and detriments. This presentation will share actionable steps that help  parents and their children avoid many of the missteps and mistakes made by students in the world of technology.

  • Date:       March 30, 2017
  • Time:       7:00 PM
  • Location: Harwood Union High School Auditorium


Program Specifics

Topics will include the following:

  • Computer, Tablet, Cell Phone Usage: Benefits and Detriments

  • Unhealthy Online Social Connections and Risky Behavior

  • Sexting: Awareness, Prevention, Response

  • Sexual Predators Online

  • Bullying: Awareness, Prevention, Response

  • Recognizing Violent Risk Taking Behavior

  • Impaired Driving: Texting/Under the Influence

  • Speaking to Our Kids about the Potential Fallout

  • Monitoring Our Children’s Technology Usage


About Our Speaker

Andrew W. Donofrio was a leading computer forensics examiner with 25 years of Law Enforcement experience and 17 years in the field of computer investigations, forensics, IT security and penetration testing.  He has conducted countless computer and cyber investigations, particularly the exploitation of children through technology.

Mr. Donofrio graduated Summa Cum Laude from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a BA in Forensic Psychology and Magna Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in Protection/Infrastructure Management.  He is the founder and president of Cyberology Consultants.