Safe Schools. Healthy Kids.

The National Center for School Safety (NCSS) is the BJA STOP Program National Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) provider and is a multidisciplinary‚Äč, multi-institutional center focused on improving school safety and preventing school violence.

Training and Technical Assistance

We provide a wide-variety of school safety trainings and technical assistance opportunities through webinars, in-person and online training, toolkits, and more.


Join live webinars hosted by our topic experts for information on implementing and evaluating school safety initiatives, or view a previously recorded webinar available online for on-demand viewing.

Self-Paced Training

Advance your school safety knowledge through self-guided instructional coursework, interactive exercises, and videos.

Expert Opinions

Examine our topic experts’ latest evidence-based findings in school safety and violence prevention strategies.

Learning Communities

Engage with school safety practitioners from around the country and join peer-to-peer discussions of goals, challenges, and best practices facilitated by our trainers and topic experts.


Stay up-to-date on the current trends and best practices in school safety through our systematic literature reviews, reports, and journal articles.


Explore implementation and resource toolkits to learn best practices in administering school safety initiatives.

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In-Person Training

Attend one of our in-person trainings and participate in expert-led workshops, lectures, and interactive sessions.

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Events and Trainings

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Latest Trainings & Resources

Informational Webinar: BJA 2021 STOP Solicitation

The STOP School Violence Grant Program is designed to improve K-12 school security by providing students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and help prevent acts of violence and ensure a positive school climate. This live webinar is available for interested applicants to ask questions about the solicitation.
TOPICS BJA Solicitations
TYPE Webinar (On-Demand)

BJA 2021 STOP Solicitation

The BJA 2021 STOP grant solicitation has been posted. Applications are due August 16, 2021.
TOPICS BJA Solicitations

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (June, 2021)

STOP Grantees are invited to the June 2021 Quarterly Regional Meeting. Join fellow STOP grantees to network and learn about successful practices in small groups.
TOPICS Capacity Building
TYPE Webinar (Live)