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Bullying Prevention

If you are reporting a bullying incident or have questions or concerns about a bullying incident, please contact the campus administrator or visit the Bullying/Harassment Reporting Forms and Title IX Information website.

Bullying is one of the most prevalent and widely discussed topics associated with school safety. GPISD professional school counselors and social workers are particularly aware of bullying behaviors and the consequences of these behaviors in our schools.  Counseling Services focuses on building and implementing effective bullying prevention programs and character development programs that promote positive behavior, specifically kindness and respect at each campus in GPISD.

Bullying Prevention Campus Activities

GPISD School Counselors take a proactive approach to bullying prevention through campus programs and activities as well as classroom guidance lessons which include the following:

  • Staff presentations and school-wide bullying prevention strategies
  • Guidance curriculum
    • Social Emotional Learning lessons for Elementary Students
    • Bullying Awareness and Prevention Guidance Lessons at All Levels
  • Campus-level events designed to promote kindness as a method to prevent bullying in our schools
    • Quarterly Events/Lessons to include
      • October Bullying Awareness and Prevention Month Activities
      • April Month of Service Activities
    • Stand4Kind Kindness Crew Clubs for Elementary Students and Secondary Students
  • Counseling support for
    • Students who have been victims of bullying
    • Students who have bullied other students

Daniels Academy of Math and Science - Bullying Prevention Elementary Video Co-Winner

Travis World Language Academy - Bullying Prevention Elementary School Video Co-Winner

Bullying Prevention Resources for Parents

According to, bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. Behavior is considered bullying if it materially and substantially disrupts the educational environment and/or infringes on the rights of another student(s) at school.

Bullying is often confused with another type of aggressive behavior: mutual conflict. It is not bullying when two kids with no perceived imbalance of power disagree, have an argument, or fight. Although both situations are serious and require intervention, each requires different prevention and response strategies.

Parents play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your child is involved in bullying, check out these resources found at

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