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The National Center for School Safety offers evidence-based resources with topic area expert input. Our resources provide school safety practitioners with the information, tools, and support they need to implement school safety plans, leverage best practices, and address implementation issues in their school community. 

Resources are available online as clearinghouses, grant solicitations, podcasts, publications, toolkits & guides, and videos.

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Crisis Timeline

Administrator Perceptions of School Safety Capacity and Sustainability Report

This report provides valuable insights from education leaders nationwide and explores crucial information about implementing and sustaining school safety.
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TopicCapacity Building
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel
TYPEReports
 Publications

2024 STOP Solicitation

The 2024 Students, Teachers, Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence grant solicitations are provided through three agencies: the BJA, the COPS Office, and the OJJDP.
TopicCapacity Building
 Grant Solicitations

Section 3: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Threat Assessment Program

This section (3) describes steps for evaluating the effectiveness of a threat assessment program, including topics such as implementation fidelity and the impact of threat assessment on students.
Section 3 PDF
TopicThreat Assessment
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel
 Toolkits & Guides

Section 1: How to Select and Train Your School Threat Assessment Team

This section (1) addresses what schools need to consider in deciding to use a threat assessment approach in an equitable way that protects student rights. This includes a review of existing safety practices and discipline policies, examination of staff resources, and administrative and school community support for threat assessment.
Section 1 PDF
TopicThreat Assessment
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel
 Toolkits & Guides

Section 2: How to Implement Threat Assessment in Your School

This section (2) stresses the vital role of threat assessment in school safety plans, highlighting the importance of equitable implementation. Considerations include existing safety measures, staff availability, and community backing for adopting this approach.
Section 2 PDF
TopicThreat Assessment
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel
 Toolkits & Guides