Category: Publications

“Maslow” to “Bloom” Resource Packet – First 30 Days SEL Planning

Resource links and handouts to help schools prepare to provide SEL support to students and staff returning to campus from distance learning.

“Maslow” to “Bloom” Resource Packet


Proven Strategies for Re-Opening Our Schools: Why Social Emotional Learning is Job #1

A framework for planning and implementing a solid social-emotional re-entry plan for when schools re-open, focusing on the social and emotional needs of students, administrators, teachers and parents.

Proven Strategies for Re-Opening Our Schools

Safe School Ambassadors Book

Safe School Ambassadors: Harnessing Student Power to Stop Bullying and Violence is an essential guide for school administrators, counselors, teachers, parents, and youth organization leaders. It challenges the current “outside-in” thinking that keeping schools safe is accomplished primarily by adults through heightened security and stricter policies. It makes the case for a complementary “inside-out” approach that taps the power of students to change the social norms of a school culture in order to stop bullying and violence.

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Safe School Ambassadors Research

The Safe School Ambassadors (SSA) Program is built on a solid foundation of research, including the work of three pioneers in the field of bullying prevention. A review of published literature on bullying conducted by Denver CO-based Omni Research & Training found that the core principles of the SSA Program are supported by precedents and research.

Safe School Ambassadors Research Base

Security is Not Safety Position Paper

Any rational approach for making our schools safe learning environments must begin by first unpacking and understanding this premise: Security and safety are two different and necessary responses to effectively preventing and stopping school violence

Security is Not Safety Position Paper

Ten Keys to Safer Schools

A framework for planning and implementing a school safety plan that involves and empowers youth, administrators, teachers and parents in creating safer schools and achieving critical educational outcomes

Ten Keys to Creating Safer Schools