Dignity Act

Dignity

Dignity Act (DA)

The Spencerport Central School District is committed to the health, safety and wellness of all students.

On July 1, 2012, New York state’s Dignity Act went into effect. This act seeks to provide the state’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function.

Goals:

• Prohibits harassment and/or discrimination by employees or students on school property or at school functions.
• Foster civility in public schools and prevent conduct inconsistent with the school’s educational mission.

Prohibits:

• Harassment
• Discrimination
• Bullying
• Taunting
• Intimidation

Based on actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. For more information on NYS DA, please click this link.

Click here for a list of Spencerport's Dignity Act Coordinators.

 

SCSD Incident Report Form (PDF -163 KB)

DASA presentation, Phase 2 (PDF -1.18 MB)

DASA presentation, Phase 1 (PDF -1.84 MB)

NYS Dignity Act