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The School of Education, in partnership with Continuing Education Programs, offers a Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workshop. The School of Education at Hunter College is dedicated to the preparation of deeply thoughtful, knowledgeable and highly effective teachers, administrators and counselors, and is committed to educating future professionals who will make a significant impact on the academic achievement, as well as the intellectual, social and emotional development of their students.

About The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Workshop

The School Of Education's Dignity for All Students Act Workshop is six-hour course, which includes 2 hours of offsite reading and activities, coupled with 4 hours of in class lecture and discussion on the Hunter College campus. Hunter College is an approved provider by the New York State Education Department for the required DASA training and offers courses to teacher and school counseling candidates.


Effective December 31, 2013 all applicants for certification are required to complete six clock hours of coursework or training in accordance with Article 2 Sections 10-18 of the Education Law. This includes but is not limited to prospective teachers, administrators, counselors and those seeking an extension to their current certification.

Workshop Description:
Dignity For All Students Act (DASA)- One Day Sessions

This one day course is available to the general public and will address the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination, marginalization and microaggressions, those acts based on a person’s actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. Using a proactive perspective, the goal of the course is to help school based personnel create an affirming educational environment for all students by addressing school culture and climate. It will also cover the identification and mitigation of harassment, bullying and discrimination; and strategies for effectively addressing problems of exclusion, bias and aggression in educational settings.  All students must download and complete the pre-workshop assignments prior to the workshop in order to attend the workshop.

Pre-Workshop Assignments

Students must download and complete the pre-workshop assignments prior to the workshop in order to attend. Pre-workshop assignments are available by clicking on the links below and in your Continuing Education student account.  Use your Username and Password to access your account.

Registration & Schedule

The DASA workshop is $99. ToRegister Online, use course code SOE1D or enter “DASA” in the Keyword Search. Allow 5 business days after registration to receive an email confirmation letter. Please review your confirmation prior to the workshop to ensure you are attending on the correct day and time. You must bring a copy of your Continuing Education confirmation in order to attend the workshop.


For questions regarding course payment and registration please contact Continuing Education Programs, (212) 650-3850 or For questions concerning course content and certification,  please contact the School of Education at

Fall 2019 Schedule:

Section 1 Sunday Febraury 9th 10:00am-2:00pm
Section 2
Saturday March 14th
Section 3
Sunday April 26th
Section 4
Saturday May 17

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