What is the Dignity Act?
New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act / DASA) seeks to provide the State’s 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.
How do I contact the DASA coordinators at Owen D. Young Central School?
Phone: 315-858-0729 ext. 4
Mr. Pike (Assistant Principal): firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Soper (School Counselor): email@example.com
How are discrimination, taunting, harassment, bullying, etc. defined?
This link has a variety of useful information that may help you better understand what the law is hoping to prevent. We will also be expanding this website as time goes by.
How do I report an incident for investigation?
Fill out the form/file to the left and return it to Ms. Soper or Mr. Pike. You may also email the forms directly to either coordinator. Please note: the best investigations happen when reports are made within 24 to 48 hours of the incidents occurrence.