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Speak Up

Two Henry C. Luthin Place ∙ Bogota, New Jersey 07603
Telephone (201) 441-4808 ∙ Fax (201) 441-4849

Kelly DeCongelio


Erick Alfonso, Ed.D.

Since 2018, Bogota Public Schools and Gaggle have partnered to keep students and schools safe by providing a simple way for students to report threats of violence, bullying, weapons brought to school, peers in crisis and other urgent situations.

The Gaggle SpeakUp Safety Tip Line integrates directly with G Suite for Education from Google, which students already use on a daily basis. There’s no need for students to download a mobile app. SpeakUp includes a phone number and an email address that students can use for email, text messages or phone calls.

Trained Gaggle Safety Representatives evaluate SpeakUp tips 24/7/365 and send an email regarding non-life-threatening items to designated school or district staff. They will also call school officials in emergency situations and can even contact local law enforcement.

Gaggle has been providing safe online learning products and solutions to the K-12 market since 1999. The company’s focus remains on student safety so educators can have the confidence to allow learners to take advantage of current technology for communication, collaboration, and learning. To learn more about Gaggle, visit
Students can access Speak Up by calling/text: (484) 361-4544 or emailing