Most school systems across the country had to make a hard and fast pivot from teaching in the classroom to remote learning and now find themselves educating from a distance or in a hybrid environment that combines in-person and distance learning. With so many educators, technology leaders, and students still unable to connect in person with any consistency, the use of video conferencing platforms is part of the new normal of education. This resource addresses security and safety questions that need to be addressed before a video conference platform can be implemented.