We measure and improve the climate for learning in schools.

The National School Climate Center promotes safe, supportive learning environments that nurture social and emotional, civic, and academic growth for all students.

OUR IMPACT 

The National School Climate Center promotes safe, supportive learning environments that nurture social and emotional, civic, and academic growth for all students.

 

Get started with the Comprehensive School Climate Inventory (CSCI)

Our Comprehensive School Climate Inventory (CSCI) supports whole school communities learning and working together to understand their school community's strengths, as well as areas for improvement. The CSCI is one of the nation's most scientifically sound surveys with proven reliability and validity; the data captured through the CSCI conveys how students, parents/ guardians, and school personnel perceive a school's particular climate for learning in a robust, user-friendly report.

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School Climate Leadership Certification (SCLC)

The School Climate Leadership Certification Program (SCLC) equips educational leaders with the knowledge base and competencies necessary to create and sustain a positive school climate. It emphasizes the importance of collaborative leadership in school climate improvement and builds capacity for developing a shared vision and effectively utilizing data and action plans to foster equitable, safe, supportive and healthy climates. National School Climate Center at Ramapo’s research-driven approach grows from over 20 years of experience with schools, districts, school networks, and state departments of education.

 

Featured Reports: Connecting Communities of Courage Summit and Lessons From the Field

NSCC and Facebook for Education hosted the Connecting Communities of Courage summit, where students and education professionals gathered to understand and address the most pressing common needs of schools across the country. After the summit, NSCC identified the core themes of the day, and traveled across the nation to visit and study districts that demonstrate those findings in action.

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"The National School Climate Center is an essential non-profit body for research and intervention not only at the national level but also the international one since their activities are well known and appreciated worldwide. We appreciate the scientific based and practice based activities, which provide rigorous background and interventions."
-Dr. Catherine Blaya - Chair of the International Observatory of Violence in Schools