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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STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting: East Region

2 March 2021 - 10:00 am

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting: South Region

2 March 2021 - 1:00 pm

Engaging Stakeholders in School Safety Program Planning

3 March 2021 - 1:00 pm

Latest Training Resources

Student Mental Health in a Distance Learning Environment

Distance learning poses additional challenges in supporting student mental health and social-emotional learning. Join us to explore possible strategies and discover why this support is important. This is part one of a two-part series focused on school safety for distance learning.
TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Mental Health TYPE: Webinar (Live)

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (March, 2021)

STOP Grantees are invited to the first-ever Quarterly Regional Meeting. Join us to learn what NCSS offers as your training and technical assistance provider.
TOPICS Capacity Building TYPE: Webinar (Live)

Sustaining School Safety Programs

You have a great school safety plan and your partners are committed to moving it forward. Now, how do you maintain that momentum? This is the final webinar in our three-part series focused on school safety program planning and implementation.
TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans TYPE: Webinar (Live)