Stop Bullying

OEA Center for Teaching & Learning Bullying Workshops 

 Teaching & Learning workshops allow you to learn about the breadth and depth of bullying in schools, its forms, the people involved, and a comprehensive anti-bullying program you can implement in your school.

Contact your Teaching & Learning Specialist to schedule professional development trainings for your staff:

Oklahoma City Metro, Southwest
Bonnie Hammock

bhammock@okea.org

800.522.8091
405.528.7785

Northwest
Mike McIlwee
mmcilwee@okea.org
800.522.8091

Northeast, Southeast, Tulsa Metro
Kim Littrell
klittrell@okea.org
800.331.5143
918.665.2282

Center Assistant
Maureen Peters
mpeters@okea.org
800.522.8091
405.528.7785


Online Resouces on Bullying 

For Everyone:

  • Bully Free: It Starts With Me
    This NEA site offers information on the role adults can play in preventing bullying, recommended reading on the subject, and student testimonies about their experiences with bullying.

  • Stop Cyber Bullying
    Information on laws regarding cyber bullying, what types of harassment it includes, and what role you can take in combatting the problem.

  • Bullying Prevention
    The Oklahoma State Department of Education has a detailed section on preventing bullying. The page includes links to curriculum, professional development, resources, an FAQ, and a number of tools for schools.

    For Educators:

    • Facebook for Educators
      There are a number of anti-bullying sites on Facebook (Stop Bullying: Speak Out has more than 2 million “likes.”) Search “bullying” or anti-bullying” to find a site you like.

    • The Committee for Children
      The Committee for Children is a global nonprofit organization working to prevent bullying, violence and child abuse. Their site offers resources like “Second Step,” a guide for teaching social skills, and “Steps to Respect,” a bullying prevention program.

    For Students:

    • ItsMyLife.org
      PBS Kids has dedicated a section of their child- friendly site to educating children about what bullying is, how to handle it, and how to spot a target of bullying. They also have information that gets kids involved in making their school a “bully-free zone.”

    For Parents: 

    • StopBullying.gov
      This site includes comprehensive information on bullying for everyone. The parent’s index includes resources for educating your community, working with your child’s school to combat bullying, bully proofing your child and what to do if your child is bullying others.

    Bullying Statistics

    • Approximately 40% to 80% of school-age children experience bullying at some point during their school careers
    • 20-40% of bullying victims actually report being bullied
    • 5-15% of students are constantly bullied
    • 27% of students are bullied because of their refusal to engage in common sexual practices
    • 25% of students encourage bullying if not given proper education and support in anti-bullying techniques

    Source: American Psychological Association


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