Welcome to IBPA

Our mission is to advance bullying prevention best practices

The International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) was founded in 2003 when grassroots practitioners and researchers came together to convene the first conference in the US entirely focused on bullying prevention.

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IBPA Call for Presentation Proposals closes on March 15, 2017 for this year's conference in Nashville. Click here for more information.


Downloadable Resources

Statement of Beliefs

Bullying Prevention and Intervention Tips for Schools

Bullying Definitions


IBPA Parent Newsletter

Featured Articles

Upcoming Event

International Bullying Prevention Association

The International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) hosts an annual conference to bring together those working to keep our schools and communities safe from bullying. Join us Nov. 5-7 in Nashville.

Free Webinar

Using Children’s Literature to Address Aggression & Build SEL Skills to Create a Safer , More Positive School Climate

How do children acquire the necessary Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) skills, attitudes, and courage to address and prevent bullying? How can adults help foster empathy and perspective in youth? Learn how to use children's literature as supplemental tools to model pro-social attitudes and behaviors and build SEL skills necessary for creating and maintaining a culture of respect within your school community.

Featured Video

Dr. Patricia Agatston explores cyberbullying in this short 4 minute video packed with practical information.
Cyber Bullying

College Scholarship Program

Hey, students – could you use $500? College scholarships awarded to students active in their school or community bullying prevention program.


$5,000 award plus scholarships to the 2017 conference in Nashville are being awarded to a school or school district that is using bullying prevention best practices to improve their school's climate. Apply for the award for your program or nominate a program and we will send them the application.

community Voices


Cultivating Resilience To Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying

By Dr. Sameer Hinduja, Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center and Professor of Criminology at Florida Atlantic...

State Takes Action Against Student Bullying

A new model policy and related training are under way, with the goal of further protecting students...


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