Engaging Youth in Violence Prevention

Learn how to effectively engage youth in leading violence prevention efforts with the National Center for School Safety and the Sandy Hook Promise National Youth Advisory Board. In this webinar, attendees will hear from youth leader representatives from the 4,000+...

Fostering Family Engagement in School

While most students spend a large portion of their week in school, their education is often directly impacted by the world outside of it. It is vital that schools, families, and community organizations work together to ensure each student’s wellness and...

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (June 2022)

When: June 21, 2022 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM ET Join fellow STOP grantees to hear updates from NCSS and network beyond your region through small group discussions, which will focus on preparing for the next school year. You will also have the opportunity to listen to...

Cross-Disciplinary Tabletop Workshop Series

Ensuring that everyone knows what is expected of them during an emergency can be a challenge. Since school safety teams are composed of professionals across disciplines (e.g., teachers, SROs, counselors, social workers), they are uniquely equipped to evaluate their...

School and Law Enforcement Partnerships Learning Community

Participants in this learning community will discuss partnership successes and barriers and learn tools to formalize valuable school safety relationships. There will be opportunities to share and engage with other professionals in live peer-to-peer learning through...

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (March 2022)

Join fellow STOP grantees to go over some brief JustGrants updates with the BJA team, to connect with the NCSS team, and to network in small groups. We will use this opportunity to get to know the new FY2021 grant awardees and discuss the following questions in Zoom...

BJA STOP Grantee Kick-Off Meeting (February 2022)

During this session, you will hear directly from the BJA STOP Team and the NCSS about Grant management and administration requirementsHow to effectively oversee your grantResources available to support you with program implementationTraining and technical assistance...

Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Classrooms

In this self-paced training, presenters discuss the concept of Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Schools. This innovation encourages schools to infuse the values of safety, trust, choice, collaboration, empowerment, peer support, diversity and inclusion into their...

Lockdown Drills

In this training, you will learn how to use lockdown drills as part of your comprehensive school safety and emergency preparedness efforts. You will also learn how to conduct lockdown drills in a trauma-informed manner and evaluate them for effectiveness. A Lockdown...

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (October 2021)

Join fellow STOP grantees to hear updates from NCSS and network together. We will spend the majority of the time sharing and problem-solving together in small Zoom breakout rooms. Then, we will share back to the large group, so you can hear from others in your region....

Safety Considerations for School Communities

As many schools return to in-person or hybrid schooling this fall, communities face a host of school safety challenges. A theme that underpins these challenges is uncertainty. In this webinar, our panel of experts addresses some of the concerns that students,...

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (June 2021)

Join fellow STOP grantees to network and learn about successful practices in small groups. We will discuss the following questions in Zoom breakout rooms: Briefly, tell us about your context. What is your funded project? What is a success you’ve had so far? How...

Social Media Responsibility With Student Engagement

For today’s young people, a world with social media is the only one they have ever known. As new research continues to shed light on the impact it can have on social and emotional health, and with an increase in screen time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is...

NIJ Virtual Conference on School Safety 2021

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) recently held a virtual conference on school safety, with a focus on “Bridging Research to Practice to Safeguard Our Schools.” The recordings from the three-day event are now available and can be accessed on the NIJ website....

Student Mental Health in a Distance Learning Environment

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, schools have grappled with how best to support students in the distance learning environment, especially with regard to mental health and social-emotional learning. In this webinar, you will hear from teachers and mental...

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (March 2021)

Join us to learn what the National Center for School Safety (NCSS) offers to STOP grantees as your training and technical assistance provider. In this meeting, participants will meet the NCSS team, preview upcoming training and technical assistance offerings, and...

Sustaining School Safety Programs

When planning for the sustainability of grant-funded school safety programs, it is important to prepare for both foreseen and unforeseen challenges and develop methods for institutionalizing sustainability into your everyday, routine practices. In this webinar,...

Engaging Collaborators in School Safety Program Planning

Planning a successful school safety program often means needing to find and work alongside various types of partners and collaborators. However, identifying and managing those relationships can sometimes be difficult. What should you look for in a collaborator, and...

Operationalizing Evidence-Based School Safety Programs

As school communities look to review and update their safety practices and programs, leaders often hear that it is important to implement evidence-based programs. However, without a clear framework for properly assessing current school efforts, needs, and the...