TA Services

The National Center for School Safety offers technical assistance, including support through one-on-one consultations with our School Safety Specialists, identifying and implementing evidence-based school safety programs, training recommendations, and program sustainability discussions.

We are the BJA STOP School Violence Program Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) provider and offer personalized technical assistance to STOP grantees.

 

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School Threat Assessment Toolkit
The School Threat Assessment Toolkit is designed to aid schools in employing behavioral threat assessment (TA) and management as part of a comprehensive violence prevention strategy. Authored primarily by Dewey Cornell and Jennifer Maeng, and with input from school safety leaders, experts, government agencies, and the National Center for School Safety, the toolkit offers guidance on training, implementation, and assessment of school TA teams. It aims to ensure fidelity to student rights while providing practical tools like documents, forms, videos, and additional resources to support schools’ efforts. Explore the toolkit now.

School Threat Assessment Toolkit
The School Threat Assessment Toolkit is designed to aid schools in employing behavioral threat assessment (TA) and management as part of a comprehensive violence prevention strategy. Authored primarily by Dewey Cornell and Jennifer Maeng, and with input from school safety leaders, experts, government agencies, and the National Center for School Safety, the toolkit offers guidance on training, implementation, and assessment of school TA teams. It aims to ensure fidelity to student rights while providing practical tools like documents, forms, videos, and additional resources to support schools’ efforts. Explore the toolkit now.

Frequently Requested Resources
  • Search NCSS Resources and Trainings by Category – link
  • Financial Management and Grants Administration Training – link
  • Grant Award Modifications – link 
  • JustGrants FAQs – link
  • SchoolSafety.gov – link
  • NCSS Weekly Newsletter – Subscribe Now
  • Crisis Navigation Resources – link

Our Technical Assistance Team

Emily Torres, MPH

Emily Torres, MPH

Program Manager & Technical Assistance Lead

Allison Schreiber, MA

Allison Schreiber, MA

School Safety Specialist

Heather Murphy,  MA, LPC, NCC

Heather Murphy, MA, LPC, NCC

School Safety Specialist

Melissa Chavez, MPH

Melissa Chavez, MPH

School Safety Specialist

Daniel Karrick, MPA

Daniel Karrick, MPA

School Safety Specialist