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Mass Shooting in Las Vegas: How to Talk to Students

The nation woke up Monday October 2nd to the largest mass shooting in U.S. history during a concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. As the news streams in and images flash across screens, children can’t escape the disturbing scenes. Many will be scared and confused. We are offering advice from the National Association of School Psychologists for talking to your students about violence and other national tragedies.

America's Safe Schools Week

Explore these educator resources to help students and parents learn about and advocate for school safety, bullying prevention, reducing violence, improving discipline, and increasing student attendance.

United Against Hate!

In the wake of the recent events in Charlottesville, please find resources for students, educators, and families to address and engage in the national dialogue about racism, hate, and bias. Together we must  foster safe spaces to discuss our individual and collective realties to move towards justice in education.

Preventing School Violence

Resources for reducing school violence and promoting school safety.

NEA Healthy Futures School Crisis Guide

Resources to keep your school safe — before, during, and after a crisis.

United for Orlando

Sentiments and resources for schools and educators for meaningful discussions after the Orlando mass shooting.

We Are All Paris

NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia shares some powerful advice for educators and all who are called on to serve children. 

Umpqua Community College Shooting

Remembrances, reactions, and resources about the Umpqua shooting tragedy.


Best practices for supporting and educating students who have experienced domestic violence or sexual victimization.

Take the Pledge:

Take the pledge to change school climate and let’s make our schools Bully Free!