• Dignity for All Students Act Certification Class Instruction

    The six-hour DASA Certification Course will now be offered at Herkimer BOCES from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Administration Office Building on the 3rd Floor at 420 East German Street, Herkimer, NY.

    To be fully prepared to complete this course, PRIOR to attending, please log on to: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html.  Choose: “I wish to proceed”, choose a BIAS test to complete and bring the results with you to discuss during this course!

    Currently the upcoming dates for the six-hour course are:

    • Tuesday March 26, 2019

    • Wednesday May 15, 2019

    Cost:  Free for Employees of Herkimer – Fulton – Hamilton – Otsego BOCES and Component Districts subscribing to the Safety Service!

    All others $90 – Please make checks payable to Herkimer BOCES and write “Dignity Act Certification Course” in the memo section.


    • Glenn Manning (315-867-2034)

    • Sarah Trunfio (315-867-2201)

    Registration: To register, please click HERE and search "DASA" for all available trainings.  You must register through MyLearningPlan to reserve your space in the selected course.

    Upon completion of the 6-hour class, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. BOCES will upload the required completion information to the TEACH system, as per the NYSED requirements. In order for it to upload correctly you do need to have a TEACH account.

    QUESTIONS Regarding DASA and Certification Requirements:

    If you have questions about whether or not you need to take the DASA Training for your certification, you can contact the Regional Certification at ONC BOCES or the NYSED Office of Teaching. The Regional Certification Office serves as an extension of the Teacher Certification Division of the New York State Education Department. The office provides evaluative and consultant services to component school districts and HFHO BOCES on New York State teacher and coaching certification requirements.

    Regional Certification Office - HFHO BOCES
    Diana Cassidy, Regional Certification Specialist
    Email: dcassidy@herkimer-boces.org
    Phone: (315) 867-2018
    Fax: (315) 867-2002