Terms and Agreement for Social Media Content Owner / Moderator • State College Area School District

1. Each Content Owner/Moderator is familiar with and agrees to comply with the SCASD policies related to the use of social media.

2. All content owners, regardless of the age of the students they teach/coach/supervise, must read and abide by a social media website’s Terms of Service, including abiding by the requirements for parental permission, before engaging in account creation processes for students. In addition, all employees who use social media with SCASD students must be aware that according to their Terms of Service, many social media websites disallow children under the age of 13 from using their services.  Other social media sites require parental permission for students between the ages of 13 and 18.

3. All comments submitted to a social media site are to be moderated by the content owner. Comments that are obscene, defamatory, profane, libelous, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful or embarrassing to another person or entity are not approved. Owner/Moderator agrees to take all reasonable steps to prevent and eliminate non-approved comments and understand that it may be necessary to discontinue the use of the social media if such comments cannot be eliminated or prevented.


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