NTAC teamWelcome to the Maine School Safety Center (MSSC), the standard for all matters concerning school safety and security. We are honored to serve the state of Maine and our schools, while striving to make them as safe and secure as possible. Maine’s most precious resources are our students, along with our school staffs and families, and we will work every day to assure a level of physical and emotional safety that all parents desire for their children. Below you will find information about the MSSC and school safety in general. You will also have access to the most up-to-date school safety information from our federal partners and associates around the country. We are here for you and we strongly believe in the importance of continual improvement and client satisfaction! Please feel free to provide feedback on this site and our services. Welcome aboard, we look forward to collaborating with you in fulfillment of our mission - Supporting our schools and protecting our future!





School Emergency Management

The Maine School Safety Center (MSSC) will provide school emergency management training for all our stakeholders and constituents. Our training will consist of a basic, intermediate, and advanced training. Visit our School Emergency Management page for more information and resources.

Behavioral Threat Assessment Management

Behavioral Threat Assessment Management provides schools with a proactive, evidence-based approach to evaluate threats and determine how likely a person is to carry out a threat of violence. The MSSC provides resources based in best practice for schools to develop and implement BTAM programs.

Restorative Practices

The MSSC will provide guidance, technical support, training, and facilitation to the schools in the understanding and use of Restorative Practices. Visit our Restorative Practices page for more information and resources.


The MSSC will provide ongoing trainings in all service areas. Visit our Training page for dates of upcoming trainings, opportunities through our partners, recorded webinars, and for more information on the Maine Safe Schools Initiative.

Safety through Food Security

The MSSC will provide guidance, technical support, and training for food insecurity. Visit our safety through food security webpage for helpful links.


The MSSC will provide ongoing guidance, technical support and training for school transportation and bus safety. Please visit the transportation webpage for up-to-date information.

School Safety & Security

The Maine School Safety Center is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of schools.  Visit our School Safety & Security page for more information and resources.

Legislation & Policy

The MSSC will provide subject matter expert consultation, guidance and training for Legislation and Policy development and implementation. Visit our Legislation & Policy page for more information and resources.