Center for Safe Schools capacity and resources include:
Professional Development and Training
Center for Safe Schools reaches a broad audience, annually providing face-to-face training to over 5,000 school and community personnel. Professional development opportunities are delivered through statewide conferences, regionally-based workshops and upon request.
Center for Safe Schools employs diverse and well-qualified staff that is highly experienced in all aspects of school safety and violence prevention and holds an extensive array of certifications, expertise and practical knowledge and experience in prevention, mitigation, crisis response and postvention. The Center supports schools, local agencies and parents in their efforts to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from all types of emergencies and crisis situations as evidenced by the approximate 7,500 requests for technical assistance received annually from these groups.
As an additional support to schools, the Center has amassed a clearinghouse of over 10,000 resources, including many that specifically address violence prevention and school safety.