Staff Resources

Commonly Used Programs:


Anonymous tip line to keep our schools safe.

You can also submit a tip by calling 1-844-SAF2SAY or 1-844-723-2729

Tips to Spot Abuse When Interacting Virtually

Help Desks:

Southern Columbia Professional Development and Curricular Resources:

Commonly Used Digital Resources (click on the icons below):







Savvas Realize

Healthcare Benefits Forms/Information

Effective July 1, 2022 employers are required to post Machine Readable Files (MRF) to their public website in order to comply with the Transparency In Coverage (TiC) rules under the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA). SCASD files are located at

Worker’s Compensation Forms and Information

Commonly Used Forms and Information

SCA Homeless/Foster Care Information & Resources:

*Education for Homeless Youth:

*Southern Columbia Area S.D. Procedures for ECYEH Enrollment – Click HERE to view

*General Guide to PA’s Education for Children & Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program – Click HERE to view.

*County Resources - Click HERE to view.

*Homeless Enrollment Complaint Form - Click HERE to view.

*Finding Your Way to PA App - Click HERE to view.

Homeless Information for School-Age Youth Poster - Click HERE to view.

* For information from Pennsylvania Dept. of Education, click on the following link: Education/Pages/default.aspx#tab-1

* Restorative Practices - ARP-HCY Pennsylvania Resources - Click HERE to view.

*Education for Homeless Youth (PDE) - Click HERE to view.

Homeless Education. Pennsylvania’s Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program was established to make sure homeless youth have access to a free and appropriate public education while removing barriers that homeless children face.

Research, Current Events, and Distance Learning

Regional Intermediate Units

Links to State and Federal Agencies

State and Local Government Resources

Federal Government Links

Court Systems

Mandated Reporting

  • Call Law Enforcement for immediate safety concerns.

  • Dial 911 or (570) 784-6300 for Columbia County concerns and (570) 988-4217 for Northumberland County concerns as ask for an on duty officer to call/respond ASAP.

  • If an incident occurred on District property, contact School Police Officer Clay Fahringer.

  • Call Childline at 1-800-932-0313 or make a report online ASAP

It’s Okay to Ask for Help

Crisis Resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line: Text ‘Help’ to 741741

Columbia County Residents Local Crisis Line: 1-800-222-9016

Northumberland County Residents Local Crisis Line: 1-855-313-4387

Dating Violence/Domestic Violence Resources:

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 1-800-799-7233

National Sexual Assault Helpline: 1-800-656-4673

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474

Teen Dating Abuse Text: Text “loveis” to 22522

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Resources:

PA Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP

Columbia County Residents Local Helpline: 570-275-4962

Northumberland County Residents Local Helpline: 570-495-2040

Other Resources:

LGBTQ+ Youth Hotline: 1-800-246-7743

National Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-800-931-2237

National Alliance on Mental Health: 1-800-950-6264

Teen Line: 1-800-852-8336 or Text ‘Teen’ to 839863

If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911 or go directly to your local Emergency Room.

*You can download a copy of the above list of resources by clicking this link.

Evaluating Web Pages

Being able to correctly identify Web and Internet Resources is an important skill when conducting research. The Internet is an open resources that allows anyone to post information about a topic. Listed below is a web site that will help you evaluate web site content for research.