DASA: In compliance with the Dignity Act which 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, all applicants for teaching certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act). The six-hour course will expand one's knowledge about bullying, harassment and discrimination and increase one's ability to handle situations that arise in school settings.

ADAPP provides the six-hour DASA course in two three-hour modules; an online self-study course followed by a live remote class. Cost $75.

  • The online self-study course must be competed 2 hours prior to the scheduled live remote class.
  • Dates and times are outlined in the events section of this website where you will sign up and pay for the course. (When you sign up, you pay for both modules)
  • You will then receive a "ticket" via email with the link to the DASA online course. You will also find the "ticket" information in your account. Click on “orders” on the left column.
  • Upon completion of the 3-hour online course, you will receive a zoom link to the live remote class.REGISTER for scheduled DASA Trainings.
    Please be sure you are able to attend the pre-scheduled live remote class.
    Please check your SPAM folder for the registration emails.
    For further information, please email Christine Cavallucci, LCSW, Executive
    Director at: ccavallucci@adapp.org or Anna Barone-Fatigate, MSW, Ass’t. Clinical
    Director at: abarone-fatigate@adapp.org

For registration questions or concerns, contact Linda Toscano at ltoscano@adapp.org