Dignity for All Students Act

DASA Reporting

There are a few ways to submit a DASA report/incident:

CCS DASA Contact - Mrs. Vicki Gardiner - v.gardiner@chateaugaycsd.org

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.

At least one employee in every school shall be designated as a DAC and thoroughly trained in methods to respond to human relations in the areas of race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practices, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or sex.

Chateaugay CSD - 2022 Title IX Training (for website).pdf

What is The Dignity Act? (click to expand)

The Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) was established with the broad legislative intent to provide a school environment free of discrimination and harassment.

What does New York State Education Department (NYSED) have to do?

What does my Board of Education have to do?

Who is protected under this legislation?

Do schools need to provide this information to the public?

How does The Dignity Act define “Harassment?”

What training will schools have to provide?

Why is The Dignity Act necessary?

How does The Dignity Act relate to SAVE?

When is The Dignity Act effective?