GCRTC Core Connection

Fall 2018

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41 DASA CERTIFICATION TRAINING The amended Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) requires that all school professionals applying to the NYS Education Department for certification, complete a six (6) hour training class in harassment, bullying, and discrimination prevention and intervention. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School District is a NYSED-approved provider. This training is in compliance with the requirements of the NYS Education Department. Participants will: • Understand the intent components, and operational definitions present in the Dignity Act. • Develop and enhance awareness and sensitivity to the range of experiences of the specific student populations as named in the Dignity Act. • Understand how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement and behavior. • Understand bullying, harassment and discrimination, including indicators, early warning signs, prevention and intervention and how to interact with families of victims and aggressors. • Enhance the understanding of diversity and multicultural environments and examine personal biases. • Articulate the Reporting Requirements for Educators as specified in the Dignity Act. Location: O'Rourke MS, Lakehill Rd, Burnt Hills, NY Facilitator: Juliann DellaRocco is an approved instructor for DASA trainings. She is an Olweus Bullying Prevention Trainer and has been involved in bullying prevention initiatives for BH-BL since her retirement as Health Educator and District Health Coordinator. Fee: $70. Please make checks payable to BH-BL Central School District. Please print the registration confirmation off of MyLearningPlan and mail it with a check at least one-week prior to the course to: Dottie Salvatore, BH-BL School District, PO Box 1389, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. (You must include a copy of your registration confirmation with the check in order to be officially registered.) Date Time Registration 9/15 (Sat) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2NNq8eM 10/13 (Sat) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2LSb8M1 11/3 (Sat) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2MOXaPL 12/4, 12/5 (Tues, Wed) 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm https://bit.ly/2NSd1cv 1/5 (Sat) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2uVnCfE 2/9 (Sat) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2OlQEgv 3/2 (Sat) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2uV1y4R 4/9, 4/10 (Tues, Wed) 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm https://bit.ly/2OlShuD 5/4 (Sat) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2uQ4fEH 6/18, 6/19 (Tues, Wed) 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm https://bit.ly/2JY1kON 7/10 (Wed) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2OoNZlZ 8/7 (Wed) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm https://bit.ly/2NQibp9

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