The P.O.W.E.R. Program is designed to strengthen digital literacy skills among parents in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.


  1. Parents will fill out a pre-assessment form to gain access to the modules
  2. The P.O.W.E.R. Program consists of four modules that cover topics including:
    • CMS Technology
    • Global Learning Tools
    • Digital Law and Safety
    • Cyberbullying
    • Future of Technology
  3. After finishing all the modules, fill out a post-assessment form to complete the program

The program is self-paced and can be completed at anytime


Introduction to Instructional Technology 

  • Technology overview
  • CMS technology overview 
  • Global learning tools and software

Digital Citizenship

  • Digital Access and responsibility
  • Communication, collaboration and netiquette
  • Digital law, legal rights and responsibilities, and advanced security and privacy


  • Cyberbullying and overall awareness
  • Support for preventing and dealing with cyberbullying and protecting your child online

21st Century and Beyond Technology

  • Social media
  • Parent expectation on supporting online learning for your child
  • Putting it all together