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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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Regional bullying prevention conferences are being scheduled for 2018 in Palo Alto, Kansas City and Orlando.

2018 Regional Bullying Prevention Conferences
Email info@ibpaworld.org if you would like more information on any of these one-day conferences. Registration is $50 and includes lunch.

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 San Diego.

FREE Webinar

October 11: Create a Culture of Kindness That Lasts

You taught your kids about kindness, but they're still being mean to one another! What gives? Kindness isn't always easy to "do." Creating a culture of kindness takes sustained attention over time- but it's definitely worth the effort. Join Christa Tinari, author of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School, to learn 5 key practices you can use to foster your students' kindness skills throughout the school year.

Christa M. Tinari, M.A., is a former Student Assistance Counselor, nationally recognized speaker, and co-author of "Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying". Read More >>

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET (11:00 am CT, 10:00 am MT, 9:00 am PT)

Register Here

Featured Video

Jenny Betz explores cyberbullying in this brief video packed with practical information.
Identity-Based Bullying

College Scholarship Program

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

Have an idea for an article or blog?

Have an idea for an article or blog that you would like to write? Email your idea to info@ibpaworld.org. We are always looking for evidence based content for our newsletters.

Community Voices


Workplace Issues Summer 2017

By: Rodger Dinwiddie “Why do I have to work with you?” If you’ve ever found yourself asking...

Dr. Sameer Hinduja – Board Member

Meet the IBPA Board How long have you been involved with IBPA? I have been involved with...


2018 Bullying Prevention Award

Learn more about a $5,000 grant available to schools/districts doing great work to prevent bullying!


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