Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
What is DASA?
The goal of the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), which took effect July 1, 2012, is to provide students with a safe, supportive educational environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment and bullying. DASA states that no student shall be subjected to harassment or discrimination by employees or students on school property or at a school function based on their actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or sex.
DASA Coordinators and Policy
At least one employee in every school shall be designated as a Dignity Act Coordinator 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. If you are a victim of, or witness to, an act of bullying, harassment or discrimination, talk to your teacher, guidance counselor, a Dignity Act Coordinator, or report on the Tip Line.
Solvay Elementary School: Karen Pickett (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Solvay Middle School: Russ Stanton (email@example.com)
Solvay High School: John Dippold (firstname.lastname@example.org)
District-wide Coordinator: John Dippold (email@example.com)
- Board of Education Policy