Application

Thank you for doing all you can to prevent bullying in your high school. Children’s Wisconsin is here to support these efforts by offering cyberbullying prevention campaign kits for grades 9 to 12, free of charge, to the first fifteen schools who complete this year’s application and agree to complete the requirements of this high school cyberbullying campaign by April 3, 2023. For the 2022-2023 school year, Children’s will provide a $325 monetary incentive as an award to the first 15 schools or school groups/organizations that complete this application and successfully complete all requirements of the campaign. 
 
Please review the requirements outlined below. Once you understand the Cyberbullying 9-12 campaign expectations, please complete and submit the application.
 
Important details to note:
  • Only one application per school for the 2022-2023 school year is permitted.
  • Only Wisconsin schools that serve students in 9th-12th grade are eligible.
  • The Cyberbullying 9th-12th grade Campaign must be completed between October 3, 2022 and April 3, 2023.
  • Schools are required to have a designated staff member to serve as the “School Champion” and would determine their own plan on how best to implement the school campaign with student groups or school staff leading the campaign.
  • Children's Wisconsin e-learning staff will provide instruction and support on how to enroll in the e-learning course and you will receive access to the online courses and campaign materials at no cost if selected as a campaign recipient.
  • We estimate the student course and campaign may require a minimum of 4-6 hours of time to complete.
  • This offering is designed to provide high schools with the resources needed to plan and deliver a school-wide cyberbullying prevention campaign with a starter kit and e-learning course access.
  • These resources are being offered by Children’s Wisconsin in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
Campaign Goal:
  • Increase awareness of the effects of cyberbullying in Wisconsin high schools and how to address it effectively.
  • Empower students and staff to plan and deliver an effective cyberbullying prevention campaign at their school.
  • Share resources available from Children’s Wisconsin to support bullying prevention efforts in Wisconsin schools.
Children’s Responsibilities
  • Provide no-cost access to the online student Act Now! Cyberbullying mini-course for grades 9-12
  • Provide a campaign “kit” with items to support the campaign, including campaign posters, student give-away items, instructions and teacher’s guide for e-learning course
  • Provide shareable social media components to increase awareness
  • Provide support on how to use the Act Now! resources
  • Send a $325 check to the school/school district in May, 2023 once requirements are met
School Responsibilities
  • One school staff member will be named as the School Champion who will serve as the primary contact person.
  • Students must complete the online Cyberbullying mini-course for grades 9-12 by April 3, 2023 including the end of course survey. At a minimum, student leaders must complete the course to share their feedback and encourage other students to complete the course.
  • School Champion shall complete an electronic summary providing campaign activities with dates and number of students reached along with feedback about the campaign.  These survey links will be emailed at the end of the campaign and must be completed by April 28, 2023.
  • A separate online student survey will collect student feedback on the campaign.  This survey link will be emailed at the end of the campaign and must be completed by April 28, 2023.
Funding
  • Funding will be awarded after the campaign requirements listed above have been completed and/or received by Children’s.
  •  A completed W-9 must be submitted to Children’s to receive funding.
  • Funding will be awarded to the school/school district listed on the W-9.

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* 1. School champion contact information. Who will lead the campaign and serve as the primary point of contact for this campaign?

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* 2. Please provide your school information (only high schools in Wisconsin are eligible). This information will be used to ship the campaign kit materials if your application is accepted.

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* 3. A requirement of the Act Now! 9-12 cyberbullying prevention campaign is that students complete the Act Now! Cyberbully 9-12 grade e-learning course.  A Children's Wisconsin e-Learning Representative will contact you about implementing this Act Now! bullying prevention course. Please acknowledge that you will enroll students in this course to meet this requirement.  You may explore more details about the course here: Act Now! Cyberbullying 9th-12th Grade

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* 4. Share your proposed timeline to implement the Act Now! 9-12 cyberbullying prevention campaign and e-learning course if your application is accepted.  The Act Now! course and campaign should be completed by April 3rd, 2023. Once all components of the agreement are completed, a $325 check will be be mailed in May, 2023.
Proposed timeline to implement:

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis from October 3, 2022 through March 1, 2023 until the 15 spots have been filled. Every application will receive a response from the Children's team.  All Wisconsin schools are eligible to register for the e-learning courses for no cost, but only those selected through this application will receive the additional campaign materials.

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