Statement on Oxford High School Shooting
CAMP HILL, Pa. – Center for Schools and Communities, Center for Safe Schools and Center for the Promotion of Social and Emotional Learning are deeply saddened by the shooting incident at Oxford High School in Michigan. Our thoughts are with the students, faculty and staff of Oxford High School and the entire Oxford community.
This incident may spark anxiety among other students across Pennsylvania and the nation. A helpful resource for schools who want to support their students during this difficult time is Talking to Children about Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers from National Association of School Psychologists.
About Center for Schools and Communities (CSC)
Center for Schools and Communities is a dedicated group of professionals providing comprehensive services designed to build organization capacity of local education agencies, community-based organizations and state and local departments. For more information, please visit www.centerforschoolsandcommunities.org.
About Center for Safe Schools (CSS)
Center for Safe Schools at CSC serves as a statewide resource for educators, parents, law enforcement and others on school safety, bullying prevention and youth violence prevention. For more than two decades, CSS has been committed to providing schools with resources, training and technical assistance to create and maintain safe, productive learning environments.
About Center for the Promotion of Social and Emotional Learning (CPSEL)
Center for the Promotion of Social and Emotional Learning at CSC is dedicated to bridging the gap between research and practice in the areas of social, emotional and character development. CPSEL provides evidence-based professional learning, consulting, coaching and resources to educators and practitioners nationally in pre-K-12 formal and informal settings.