DASA (DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT)
In accordance with Article 2, Sections 10-18 of the Education Law, all applicants for Certification in NYS registered programs are required to complete six hours of Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (DASA Training). This workshop will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying, and discrimination including, but not limited to, those acts based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or sex. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying, and discrimination; and strategies for effectively addressing problems of exclusion, bias, and aggression in educational settings. Successful completion of this course will meet the certification requirements in Sec14 (5) of Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012, and registrants who participate in the entire 6-hour training will receive a Certification of Completion.
Candidates applying for New York State teacher certification must complete two hours of coursework in school violence prevention and intervention. Participant information will be uploaded to NYS upon completion of the class.
Child Abuse Identification Workshops are required by the State of New York for many community and school related jobs. Participant information will be uploaded to NYS upon completion of the class.
**Registration for all NYS Workshops is required. You can enroll in these workshops via pnwboces.org/nysworkshops.**