• NSCC mourns the loss of our dear friend and colleague: Steven Brion-Meisels. [Read obituary]

  • Latest NSCC research on School Climate in AERA Review of Educational Research. [More info]

  • NSCC’s 2013 School Climate Practice Briefs for Implementation and Sustainability presents the latest in research and best practice for effective school climate reform from leading experts. [More info]

  • Podcast: How Can We Make Our Schools Safer?
    Safety is and will always be a fundamental concern for schools...[More info]

  • Important new book Handbook of Prosocial Education
    Click here for more information.

  • Principal Leadership

    School Climate Brief Read critiques from building, district, state and national educational leaders about the standards for effective school climate improvement. Download now

  • Principal Leadership

    NSCC Pres. Jonathan Cohen Highlighted in Principal Leadership
    Read the full article and learn about the new standards for learning.

  • newsletter

    Read the latest issue of School Climate Matters to learn about effective strategies for student engagement.
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  • District Guide

    New Resources from NSCC
    Get critical supports for your improvement efforts with the School Climate District Guide and National School Climate Standards


STAND UP to bullying with free resources from NSCC! Learn more about our bullying awareness campaign here.

2014 Policy and Summer Institute

2014 Summer Institute

NSCC's 17th Annual Summer Institute—July 8-10th in NYC

The National School Climate Center in partnership with the Winston Preparatory Schools present the 17th Annual Summer Institute: School Climate Renewal and the Common Core: Promoting Social, Emotional and Civic as well as Intellectual Learning

2014 Policy Institute

NSCC's 2nd Annual Policy Institute—July 7 in NYC

The National School Climate Center (NSCC) will host our 2nd School Climate Policy Institute on July 7, 2014 in New York City. The Institute will engage state, district and school policymakers, education leaders and advocates in deliberations and decisions to advance a school climate policy agenda.

School Climate Resources

Measuring School Climate

Measure your School Climate with the CSCI

Focus your school in the right direction with The Comprehensive School Climate Inventory (CSCI). Find out how students, staff, and parents view critical aspects of school climate and get the in-depth data you need to promote lasting student success. Learn more...
School Climate Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development to meet your needs

NSCC offers a full-range of workshops and trainings on the critical issues that affect your community most, including: advisory support, bully prevention, diversity training, and more. Visit Workshops...

School Climate Resource Questionnaire

In order to improve and create more effective resources, The National School Climate Center in partnership with the Character Education Partnership and the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network are invested in assessing and understanding educators' professional learning resources and needs in two ways:

  1. What policy resources, practice guidelines, best practices, tools and/or leadership training have you have found most helpful to support effective implementation efforts and/or to sustain school climate improvement efforts?
  2. What kinds of policy resources, practice guidelines, best practices, tools and/or leadership training do you believe will be most helpful to you to advance a policy agenda?

Please consider sharing your priorities by taking this 5-minute survey. We will report what we learn on www.schoolclimate.org (and if you decide to provide your email, we will send you the findings).

Click here to take the brief survey!

Thank you in advance,