Climate Connection

Community Building Circles, June 2022

Schools must be safe havens for teaching and learning, free from crime and violence. The NYS Center for School Safety, in cooperation and collaboration with the New York State Education Department/Office of Student Support Services, provides professional development and technical assistance to school and district administrators, staff, students, parents, community members and Boards of Cooperative Education.

New York State Education Department
Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework
The CR-S framework helps educators create student-centered learning environments


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School Security and Door Hardening Memo from NYSED
February 2022

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Guide for Suicide Prevention for School Personnel

Companion Guide to the New York State Office of Mental Health’s A Guide for Suicide Prevention in New York Schools

from NYSED



School Safety and Educational Climate (SSEC) Incident Counts Memo from NYSED 
June 2022