National Education Safety and Security Institute (NESSI)

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NESSI conducts research, policy analysis and training to improve safety and security from manmade and natural disasters in the nation’s K-12 schools, institutions of higher education, and vocational, private, faith based schools and preschools. In April 2015, a partnership was developed between the UCLA based NESSI and the USC based Safe Communities Institute, recognizing the importance of a consolidated effort to maximize the effectiveness and achievement of the National Education Security Institute.

2017 UPDATE: Courses are now being offered through UCLA Extension. For more information on the School Security Series Curriculum, please click on http://business.uclaextension.edu/school-security-series/school-security...

On March 29, 2016, NESSI partners, public health and safety officials gathered at the UCLA James West Alumni Center to officially launch NESSI. See pics at:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/bruincaucus/sets/72157666781939035

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153597805853131.1073741857.272859558130&type=3

Our partners

Department of Homeland Security

University of Southern California Safe Communities Institute

UCLA Extension