Dignity for All Students (DASA) Training

Virtual Classes!

POSTPONED: The current DASA training has been postponed to Wed/Thur December 6th and 7th from 4:30pm - 7:30pm - Remotely Via Zoom

For those who have registered and cannot attend, please email Michelle Thomas for a refund.

From 4:30-7:30pm via Zoom

This course is offered online using Zoom. Please download Zoom on the device you'll be using by Clicking Here. We'll be emailing you a Zoom invitation before the first day of training.

Presenter: Charlotte Mennona.
Registration Fee: $75.00 

A six-hour Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying & Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention. This is a New York State Education Department approved coursework training. The cost is $75 for the full, two day training. Limited seating available Please register early! You must attend both days to receive workshop credit.

This training meets the NYS Education training requirement for professionals applying for certificates or licensure, including, but not limited to teaching assistants, classroom teachers, school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, school administrators or supervisors, and superintendents of schools. The Dignity for All Students Act was developed to afford all students in public schools an environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination.

This training is designed to enhance understanding of diversity and multi-cultural environments and examine personal biases. Participants will learn about bullying, cyberbullying, harassment and discrimination as well as indicators, early warning signs, prevention and reporting procedures. Group activities and supporting video will be presented to sensitize participants to the experiences of specific populations and emphasize how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement and behavior.

Please provide 48 hours notice of cancellation for refunds. Also, you must attend both days to receive workshop credit.

For online registration for the two-day DASA training, fill out the form below.

PLEASE NOTE: Whether using your card or someone else's to register, our payments are handled through PayPal, and the payment will reflect as Spectrum Services on your statement. Please make note of that, and alert the card owner if using another's card, as in the past some have mistaken this as an unauthorized payment to Spectrum the Cable/Internet provider.

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Our Expert Trainers:

Charlotte Mennona, MS, SDL is the Program Director of Center for Spectrum Services in Kingston and Ellenville. Charlotte has 24-years of progressive experience and accomplishments in special education as a teacher and administrator. Her experience over the years has included working in both private and public sectors in urban, suburban, and rural settings. She has worked in high-need, low-resource districts, and affluent districts alike. Over the years she has worked in a variety of capacities.

Charlotte earned an M.S. in Students with Disabilities from Mount St. Mary College, and an M.S. in Educational Leadership and Administration from the College of Saint Rose. Charlotte believes that a successful learning environment can be achieved through the use of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for all learners; Advocating for the whole child approach to education, ensuring that race, economics and disability are not predictors of student achievement.

Cheryl N. Engel, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). She has worked as a School Psychologist in public schools in New York and as a clinical psychologist in various clinic setting for years over 16 years.

Dr. Engel is the Clinical/School Psychologist and is the Head of the Clinical Department at the Center for Spectrum Services, where she provides counseling, social skills and behavioral support services to students and transdisciplinary evaluations. In addition, she provides specialized training to staff and serves on the Center for Spectrum Services leadership team. Dr. Engel is approved by the New York State Education Department as a provider of training in the needs of children with autism and is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA).

More Info:
Michelle Thomas at (845) 336-2616 ext. 110