What is Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
The Dignity Act prohibits acts of harassment and bullying, including cyberbullying, and/or discrimination, by employees or students on school property or at a school function, including but not limited to such conduct those based on a student’s actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender (defined to include gender identity or expression), or sex (Education Law §12).
Cyberbullying is defined as harassment or bullying which takes place through any form of electronic communication (Education Law §11).
New Paltz CSD DASA Presentation - October 22, 2019
Who are our DASA Coordinators:District DASA Coordinator - Fredericka Butler, Director, Student Support Services & Community Engagement- firstname.lastname@example.orgDuzine Elementary School -Ross Hogan, Principal- email@example.comLlajaira Dessereau, Supervisor of Elementary Instruction Pre-K-6- firstname.lastname@example.orgLenape Elementary School -Sean Inglee, Principal- email@example.comLlajaira Dessereau, Supervisor of Elementary Instruction Pre-K-6- firstname.lastname@example.orgMiddle School -Jessica Miller, Assistant Principal- email@example.comHigh School -Kathleen Schneck-Suma, Assistant Principal- firstname.lastname@example.org