Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) seeks to provide public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment and bullying on school property, aboard a school bus and/or at a school function.

Rockland BOCES dedicates significant resources to improving anti-bullying procedures and staff training to ensure our schools exceed DASA requirements.

We are committed to providing an educational and working environment that promotes respect, dignity and equality for all students, staff and parents.

Our policies condemn and prohibit all forms of discrimination, such as harassment, hazing and bullying on school grounds, on school buses, at school bus pick-up sites and at all school-sponsored activities, programs and events.
Our schools cannot effectively address bullying if incidents are not reported. Anyone who feels he or she has been bullied or harassed, who wants to report an incident of someone else being bullied, or who has questions on this topic, is urged to contact the relevant school anti-bullying coordinator.

Contacts

DASA Coordinator for Central Office

Yasmin Helou-Caré, Ph. D.
Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road, Building #4
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4712


DASA Coordinator for Agency At-Large

Lisa Collopy
Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road, Building #10
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 624-5871


DASA Coordinator for Career & Technical Education (CTE) & TASC

Kim Bell
Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road, Building #3
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4772


DASA Coordinator for River View High School

Susan Ryan
River View High School
131 N. Midland Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 348-3518


DASA Coordinator for Mountainside High School

Heather Dague
Mountainside High School
13A Dickinson Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 587-9320


DASA Coordinator for District-Based Elementary Programs & Division Office

Maryclare Farrington, Psy.D.
Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road, Building #10
West Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 624-5576


DASA Coordinator for District-Based Middle School Programs

Pamela Charles
Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road, Building #10
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 624-5698


DASA Coordinator for District-Based Secondary Programs

Elise Rosenberg
Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road, Building #10
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4773


DASA Coordinator for Jesse J. Kaplan School

Gianluca DiMuccio
Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road, Building #9
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4797


DASA Coordinator for Hilltop School

Stephanie Ruiz
Hilltop School
20 George Street
Haverstraw, NY 10927
(845) 942-7550


DASA Coordinator for Hudson Valley P-TECH

Christina Contento
Hudson Valley P-TECH @ Tappan Zee Education Center
561 Rte. 9W
Piermont, NY 10968
(845) 580-1455

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Contact

Human Resources
65 Parrott Road, Building #4
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4712

Yasmin Helou-Caré, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Human Resources
(845) 627-4729

Sherry Wain
General Information
(845) 627-4713

Patricia Trozzo
Certificated Staff
(845) 627-4715

Randi Klein
Civil Service Staff
(845) 627-4718

Patty Savage
Employee Benefits
(845) 627-4716

Vincenza Fitzmaurice
School Registry Supervisor
(845) 627-4833