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National S3 Learning Collaborative 

Cohort 1 & 2 Learning Collaborative Map


The National Center for Safe Supportive Schools (NCS3), a Category II Center of National Child Traumatic Stress Network, hosts a national learning collaborative to promote and support safe schools.

The 2021-23 NCS3 Cohort 1 Districts include:   


Casa Grande Elementary School District, Arizona 

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, California 

Red Clay Consolidated School District, Delaware​ 

City Schools of Decatur, Georgia  

Bloom Township District 206, Illinois  

Queen Anne's County Public Schools, Maryland 

Medford Public Schools, Massachusetts 

Minneapolis Public Schools, Minnesota  

Robbinsdale Area Schools, Minnesota

Manchester School District, New Hampshire  

Rancocas Valley Regional High School District, New Jersey 

Lansingburgh Central School District, New York 

Granville County Public Schools, North Carolina  

Grand Forks Public Schools, North Dakota  

Easton Area School District, Pennsylvania  

The 2023-25 NCS3 Cohort 2 Districts include:   


Lompoc Unified School District, California

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, California

New London Public Schools, Connecticut

Monroe County Community School Corporation, Indiana 

Mason City Community School, Iowa

South Portland School Department, Maine 

Baltimore County Public Schools, Maryland

Bloomfield Municipal Schools, New Mexico

Oregon Charter Academy/Santiam Canyon, Oregon  

Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Pennsylvania

Fort Mill School District, South Carolina

Canyons School District, Utah

Stafford County Public Schools, Virginia

Racine Unified School District, Wisconsin

Albany County School District #1, Wyoming

The goal of the learning collaborative is to improve the integration of trauma-informed schools (TIS) and Cultural Responsiveness, Anti-Racism & Equity (CARE) efforts into comprehensive school mental health systems through their partnership with NCS3.This two-year learning collaborative intentionally integrates these essential components to better promote equity and well-being for all students and staff. 


Participating districts and schools will receive: 

  • Monthly virtual learning sessions for district teams 

  • Training and facilitated discussion for school staff 

  • Ongoing technical assistance and training from national experts 

  • Participation in a national community of school districts engaged in continuous quality improvement 


NCS3 Cohort 2 Pre-Conference 2023

All NCS3 District and Faculty Team_edite

NCS3 Pre-Conference gathering for Cohort 2 at the Annual School Mental Health Conference in held in New Orleans, LA in December 2023.

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