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School Safety Technical Assistance Council

Active dates:September 2014-June 2019

The council must provide leadership for the following activities: 1) establishment of norms and standards for prevention, intervention, and support around issues of prohibited conduct; 2) advancement of evidence-based policy and best practices to improve school climate and promote school safety; 3) development and dissemination of resources and training for schools and communities about issues of prohibited conduct under section 121A.031, and other school safety-related issues; and 4) develop policies and procedures for the services provided by the school climate center under section 127A.052.


The council was established to improve school climate and school safety so that all Minnesota students in prekindergarten through grade 12 schools and higher education institutions have a safe and supportive learning environment in order to maximize each student's learning potential.

The council expires on June 30, 2019.


The council consists of 23 members: 1) the commissioners or their designees from the Departments of Education, Health, Human Rights, Human Services, Public Safety, and Corrections, and the Office of Higher Education; 2) one representative each from the Minnesota Association of School Administrators, Minnesota School Boards Association, Elementary School Principals Association, Association of Secondary School Principals, and Education Minnesota as selected by each organization; 3) two representatives each of school support personnel, parents, and students as selected by the commissioner of education; 4) two representatives of local law enforcement as selected by the commissioner of public safety; 5) two representatives of the judicial branch as selected by the chief justice of the Supreme Court, and 6) one charter school representative selected by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Agency heads:

Commissioner of Education

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2014.
Record last updated: 10/25/2019

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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