MI School Safety Initiative

The Michigan School Safety Initiative is a resource for all schools in the State of Michigan. 

The Initiative is focused on working with schools to provide training and technical assistance to improve school safety and prevent school violence, including school shootings, through the implementation of evidence-based safety programs and strategies.

Key Activities

Conducting a comprehensive school safety needs assessment of Michigan schools

Providing training and technical assistance to implement evidence-based safety initiatives in schools

Evaluating school safety initiatives implemented in Michigan to understand their impact

Convening a Michigan-specific school safety advisory board of experts to advise the Initiative on planned activities

Hosting a statewide conference to provide training and education on best practices and evidence-based school safety initiatives 


Disseminating evidence-based tools and resources to schools, districts, and other school safety professionals across Michigan 

Featured Resources

Upcoming Events

Visit us at the following events

Michigan Gun Violence Prevention Summit - 2024

Date: January 29, 2024 and January 30, 2024 at 10 am – 3:30 pm EST

Location: Virtual

Register Here


Join our listserv to receive updates and resources from the Michigan School Safety Initiative:

Email schoolsafety@umich.edu to request technical assistance and learn more about our resources/offerings