Sprigeo: School and Community Safety
Sprigeo is dedicated to providing parents, children, and communities with the tools and resources needed to report and prevent bullying, drugs, school attacks, and suicide. Submitting a report is simple, please go here and fill out the correct fields.
Move This World
Move This World is dedicated to helping students and educators understand, express, and manage their emotions heathily in order to create safe and supportive environments where effective teaching and learning can occur. Through educational videos and free digital resources, Move This World ritualizes the daily practice of identifying, expressing, and managing emotions, increasing accesability to effective social emotional learning which helps to improve academic achievement, build empathy and resilience, develop emotional management skills, and transform school culture.
What is Social Emotional Learning and Why Social Emotional Learning is Important:
National Education Association
The National Education Association is the voice of education professionals and is dedicated to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world. The NEA's core values are equal opportunity, a just society, democracy, professionalism, partnership, and collective action, and believes that every student, regardless of family income or place of residence, deserves a quality education. The NEA is determined to help improve the quality of teaching, increase student achievement, and make schools safer, better places to learn.
Bullying occurs every seven minutes in American schools across the country and every one in three students reports being bullied every week. Here's how parents and educators can identify, intervene, and advocate for bullied students: http://www.nea.org/home/63898.htm
A positive school climate plays a critical role in the prevention of bullying and the promotion of positive youth development. The NEA shows how one caring adult can help bullied students: http://www.nea.org/home/63900.htm
10 Steps to Stop Bullying: http://www.nea.org/home/72595.htm
Here are various tool kits and research that the NEA has collected in order to help parents and educators: http://www.nea.org/home/42485.htm
Stopbullying.gov is a federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that is dedicated to providing parents and educators with easily accessible resources in order to help spot and prevent bullying, as well as, identify students who may the most vulnerable to bullying and how to help support and advocate for them.
How to identify bullying, the roles students play, who is at the most risk, warning signs you should look for, and the effects of bullying: https://www.stopbullying.gov/bullying/what-is-bullying
What is cyberbullying, cyberbullying tactics, how to prevent and report cyberbullying: https://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/what-is-it
How to prevent bullying, build a safe environment, and support students harmed: https://www.stopbullying.gov/prevention/how-to-prevent-bullying
Bullying and Cyberbullying
Social Media Bullying
Cyberbullying can occur online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content. The following links provide tips and resources for students and parents to prevent from being a target of, or participating in, cyberbullying.
Common Sense Media
Additionally, social media platforms that meet specified criteria must disclose all cyberbullying reporting procedures in their terms of service. The mechanism to report cyberbullying or any content that violates the terms of service must allow for any individual, whether or not that individual has a profile on the internet-based service, to make that report. The reporting mechanism will allow, but not require, an individual to upload a screenshot of the content that contains cyberbullying or violates the terms of service. (Cyberbullying Protection Act, Business and Professions Code 22589 et seq.)
California Department of Education
Bullying Prevention Training & Resources
California State PTA