Northbrook/Glenview Dist. 30 plans Erin's Law presentation for students

 
Submitted by Northbrook/Glenview District 30
Updated 1/27/2022 9:03 AM

Erin's Law, House Bill 6193 was signed by Gov. Pat Quinn on Jan. 24, 2013. This law requires schools to implement an age-appropriate sexual assault and abuse awareness and prevention curriculum for grades Pre-K through 12. District 30 purchased the "Be Seen and Be Heard 2.0" video program from Victor Pacini, a survivor of sexual abuse, an author, songwriter, singer, and motivational speaker. Mr. Pacini has assisted our schools in implementing this mandate for the past seven years.

Mr. Pacini's program is developmentally appropriate, interactive, and aligned with learning standards. The focus of his presentation is to teach children basic skills to keep them safe from dangerous or abusive situations. Parents can see an overview of the program at victorpacini.com/peace-of-mind-2.

 

Students will view the program on the following schedule:

Tuesday, Feb. 1

• Wescott

• Willowbrook K-5

Wednesday, Feb. 2

• Willowbrook preschool

• Maple

Opt-out requests

• Wescott/Willowbrook: Email your child's classroom teacher.

• Maple: Email Assistant Principal Betty Holzkopf (bholzkopf@district30.org).

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