October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and NEA is offering resources and information for teachers as part of its campaign “Bully Free: It Starts With Me.” Educators are also invited to sign a pledge to become that one caring adult who makes all the difference.
Bully Free Toolkit
This three-part toolkit can help educators learn how to identify bullying, intervene in a bullying incident, and advocate for bullied students:
- How to Identify Bullying
- How to Intervene in a Bullying Incident
- How to Be an Advocate for Bullied Students
Additional Trainings and Toolkits
- Bullying and Sexual Harassment Prevention and Intervention Training Modules
NEA’s national program to engage members in bullying prevention—providing members with resources and skills to prevent student-to-student bullying, cyberbullying, sexual harassment, and sexting.
- After a Suicide: A Toolkit For Schools
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, two of the nation’s leading suicide prevention organizations, have collaborated to produce this toolkit to assist schools in the aftermath of a suicide (or other death) in the school community.
- Teaching Students to Prevent Bullying
Curriculum resources that address identifying, confronting, and stopping bullying
- Bullying, Harassment, and Hazing: State School Healthy Policy Database
This database from the National Association of State Boards of Education provides a listing of all current state policies addressing bullying. There is an overview, plus links to the full legislative language, for each state.
NEA Policy Research and Surveys
Research and surveys from NEA to inform strategies for making our schools Bully Free.