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.


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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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.

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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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The Vital Role of Medical Emergency Response Teams

28 January 2021 - 2:00 pm

Latest Resources

School Climate and Student Fear: The Roles of Students and Teachers (Video)

Chris Melde, PhD and his team discuss their research into the ways school climate and previous experiences of victimization can affect a student's feelings of fear and perceptions of safety.
Watch on YouTube
TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, School Climate TYPE Video
 Self-Paced Training

School Safety Success Stories: Atlanta Public Schools Case Study (Video)

There is more to being an SRO than simply serving as a law enforcement officer. Chief Ronald Applin of Atlanta Public Schools details best practices for SRO training.
Watch on YouTube
TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, School-based Law Enforcement TYPE Video
 Self-Paced Training

The Vital Role of Medical Emergency Response Teams

COVID-19 has created a need to develop safety planning related to health emergencies. Learn more about how.
TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Coordination with First Responders TYPE Webinar (Live)