Center for Safe Schools employs a diverse and well-qualified staff to respond to the more than 250 requests for technical assistance it receives each month. Center staff have backgrounds in law, social services and education. Staff conduct research, consult with national experts and receive training to remain current on issues related to school safety and violence prevention.
Center for Safe Schools Staff
Stephanie Colvin Roy, Special Projects Managing Coordinator
Stephanie Roy provides technical assistance and professional development to schools and youth serving agencies with a focus on bullying prevention and social emotional learning. She has developed social emotional learning curriculum, a teambuilding curriculum for out of school time, prevention lessons on alcohol and other drug abuse, addiction, bullying, cyberbullying, diversity, resiliency and has co-written lessons on gambling prevention. Stephanie has training in cyberbullying, relational aggression, resiliency, cyber addiction, media literacy, diversity awareness and addiction. She served as a Commonwealth Approved Lead Student Assistance Program Trainer and an adjunct college professor on Personal Resiliency and Diversity. She is a certified Olweus trainer, a trainer for adults and educators and a presenter to youth and adults.
Leah Galkowski, Safe Schools Coordinator
Leah Galkowski is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor Degree in Administration of Justice with a minor in Spanish. She was previously employed by the Department of Public Welfare in the Office of Children Youth and Families as a program specialist. Prior to that Leah held several positions within the York County Children & Youth Agency. She was an intake investigator, Emergency Services Supervisor and supervisor of a satellite office.