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.
The NYS State Education Department
Suggested Considerations in Planning Required Emergency Drills for New York State Schools,
New York State Education Department
Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework
The CR-S framework helps educators create student-centered learning environments
Safe & Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center
Our partners at the Safe & Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center facilitate professional development and provide on- and off-site technical assistance and coaching to school teams in grantee districts.