Since December 1999, CSS has coordinated the Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Network with ongoing professional development and a referral process for those in need of bullying prevention training. Currently, there are over 80 members across the commonwealth. CSS organized and hosted the 2018 and 2019 Bullying Prevention Day rally held in the Capitol rotunda in Harrisburg. Through a longtime partnership with Highmark Foundation, CSS launched Connect. Care. Champion: A Middle School Bullying Toolkit website in 2019.
CSS is known for best practices related to door numbering for schools. The guide is available for free here.
In 2023, CSS worked with partner Slidesoft to create a nationwide easy to use physical safety assessment and behavioral health/school climate assessment tool. This tool creates a more standardize process for assessments and decreases the reporting writing time for assessors.
CSS has a long history of partnership with key state agencies concerned about school safety including the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
Through Center for Safe Schools’ expert staff, as well as access to a network of state and national researchers and practitioners, CSS will continue to provide exceptional professional learning, technical assistance and resources to schools and their community partners throughout Pennsylvania and beyond.