Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) seeks to provide the State’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment and bullying on school property, a school bus and or at a school function. Information regarding The Dignity Act is available in the office and online at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/dignityact/
The Dignity Act Coordinator
Remsen Central School has identified and appointed the Dignity Act Coordinator (DAC) at the High School. To comply with the Dignity Act, at least one staff member in each school must be designated a the DAC and be thoroughly trained to handle human relations in the areas of race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religion practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender (defined to include gender identity or expression), and sex. There are several staff members that are trained and can step into the role of DASA investigation Intake facilitator. These individuals (facilitators) will lead or supervise the thorough investigation of all reports of harassment, bullying, or discrimination, and to ensure that such investigations are completed promptly after receipt of any written reports.
Mrs. Kathleen Nebush - DASA Coordinator
Ms. Natalie Zumpano - DASA Facilitator
Mr. Mark Zalocha - DASA Facilitator
DASA Investigation Report forms will be available in the High School Guidance Office.