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National Safe Supportive Schools Learning Collaborative

Request for Applications Now Closed

The National Center for Safe Supportive Schools (NCS3), invites school districts to apply to participate in a 2-year national learning collaborative that accelerates and spreads innovation and improvement in the advancement of culturally responsive, trauma-informed, school mental health systems


This 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 

District leaders will be supported to attend an in-person, pre-conference session of the national Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health.


If you have questions about the RFA process, please review:

Application Portal Now Closed

All applications must be submitted online by 11:59 PM EST on March 31, 2023. Faxed, mailed, or emailed submissions will not be accepted. Applicants will receive an email confirmation of receipt of the application.

Notification of Acceptance:
Fifteen districts will be selected to participate in the National Learning Collaborative on Safe Supportive Schools. Notification of acceptance will be sent by April 10th, 2023.

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