Forrest County Deputies Give Social Media Tips

Cleveland Teacher Academy students receive book donations from DonorsChoose

From left to right: Forrest County Sheriff’s Department Deputies Scott Lees, Nic Latham and Nate Mosely, along with K-9 Barry, pose with Petal Middle School (Petal School District) students in September after discussing social and ethical issues related to digital citizenship and social media, including positive connections and inappropriate contact; cyberbullying; and the pros and cons of social media when used personally, educationally and professionally. Students asked questions relating to career opportunities within the law, public safety, corrections and security career cluster, and officers discussed employment requirements, including skills and education.


Connections is the magazine for K-12 career and technical education (CTE) in Mississippi. The biannual publication features students, educators, schools, and organizations from approximately 50 career pathways across 16 career clusters. This Mississippi Department of Education publication is produced by the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University. Issues are disseminated in print and electronic forms in May and December each year.

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