NYSED DASA Training

Harassment, Cyberbullying, Bullying and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention 

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) requires that all students applying for certification as of December 31, 2013 have 6 hours of coursework or training on the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination. As mandated by NYSED, this training consists of a 3-hour online portion and a 3-hour face-to-face portion. The University at Buffalo Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention is an approved provider of this training.

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Steps to Complete This Training Through the Alberti Center

  1. Register and pay: Click on the "Register Now" button at the bottom of this page to register and pay for the training.
  2. Online training session: Complete the 3-hour online training session at least 24 hours before the face-to-face session.

Instructions to Access the Online Training

  1. Open Blackboard
  2. Register as a new user to be enrolled in the course.
  3. Be sure to write down the username and password you choose as you will need them to access the course if you do not complete the 3 hours in one sitting.
  1. Face-to-face training session: Complete the 3-hour face-to-face training session on the date selected during registration.
  2. Certificate of completion: Receive a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the face-to-face training session (for UB students, the completion of this training will be listed on the official transcript).

Upcoming Training Sessions

Training Location

Unless noted otherwise, all sessions take place on the University at Buffalo North Campus in 101 Baldy Hall (KIVA Room).

Directions   |   Parking Information

  • Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. 
  • Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., in 120 Clemens Hall
  • Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Registration Information

Cost: $75

Registration deadline: Registration for each face-to-face training session will close at least one week in advance or when the course capacity has been reached.

Changes to your face-to-face training session date must be completed at least 2 weeks in advance and are subject to the availability of open seats. Complete cancellations must also be received at least 2 weeks in advance of the face-to-face training and before the online training has been accessed to be eligible for a refund.