Center Resources

NCSSLE Resources

The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) has developed a variety of culturally and linguistically competent products and tools to assist interested stakeholders in building and promoting safe and supportive learning environments for all students.

What can you do with the NCSSLE resources? You can utilize training toolkits during staff meetings, training events, and conferences. You can review, use, and repurpose archived presentations from webinars and face-to-face events. You can also contact us for help.

Guides and Training Tools

Our guides and training tools are research-based, user-friendly materials designed to support stakeholders in building and promoting safe and supportive learning environments for all students on a range of topics. 

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Research Briefs and Reports

Our briefs and reports provide overviews of the latest research and practices on a range of topics. Complete with helpful references, the reports and briefs summarize and hit the highlights of important issues and topics.

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Policy and Survey Compendia

NCSSLE develops and maintains special collections of tools and resources aimed at improving conditions for learning.  Our original compendium includes batteries of surveys, scales and items schools can use to assess school climate. 

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Innovation Spotlights

NCSSLE's Innovation Spotlights highlight the great work states and communities across the country are doing to address a variety of topics. To demonstrate a range of approaches, NCSSLE develops three Innovation Spotlights for each topic.

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Voices From The Field

Voices from the Field is a place for administrators, teachers, school support staff, community, and family members to (1) share what you think by responding to a polling question, (2) see what others think by viewing the poll’s results, (3) learn what experts think by reading a short post that includes references and related resources, and (4) share your own experiences by posting comments on safe supportive learning topics.

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NCSSLE hosts several series of webinars on a range of topics. Archived webinar materials are available for viewing as well as for customizing for your own use.

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Conferences and Learning Events

NCSSLE supports and hosts conferences and learning events. Archived event materials, such as slide presentations, handouts, and activities, are available for download.

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Higher Education Products

NCSSLE provides data, lessons learned, events, and products to help inform college and university administrators about existing and emerging issues in higher education. NCSSLE products include webinars, case studies, and prevention updates, and provide users with evidence-based approaches and best practices to successfully address campus prevention issues and implement strategies that improve student success.

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The contents of the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments Web site were assembled under contracts from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Supportive Schools to the American Institutes for Research (AIR), Contract Number  91990021A0020.

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