Technical Assistance Centers

  • The Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety Technical Assistance Center (SEL Center) mission is to build State and local capacity to integrate evidence-based social and emotional learning and school safety strategies and practices into K-12 programming through a three-tiered technical assistance approach: general technical assistance though its website; targeted technical assistance through facilitated networks and practices; and intensive technical assistance through extended partnerships with States and districts.
  • The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) offers information and technical assistance to States, districts, schools, institutions of higher learning, and communities focused on improving school climate and conditions for learning. We believe that with the right resources and support, educational stakeholders can collaborate to sustain safe, engaging and healthy school environments that support student academic success.
  • The National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)  (a) provides the technical assistance to encourage large-scale implementation of PBIS; (b) provides the organizational models, demonstrations, dissemination, and evaluation tools needed to implement PBIS with greater depth and fidelity across an extended array of contexts; and (c) extends the lessons learned from PBIS implementation to the broader agenda of educational reform.

Please explore each section for resources from these and other federally-funded technical assistance Centers.

Please note that the materials presented concerning resources available are being provided for your convenience as a potential resource for parents, students, schools, teachers, and other educators to use during this challenging time. They were not developed by the U.S. Department of Education, and we do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this information. Furthermore, the inclusion of any hyperlinks and the content presented is not intended to convey their relative importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered. The Department does not control, direct, or encourage any particular curriculum or the information related to curriculum. The use of materials or information by a school or educator is strictly a State and local matter.

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Last Modified: 07/02/2020