Programs for SUNY Cortland Students

Students attending CAR


SUNY Cortland provides New York State mandated Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting (CARR), Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE), and Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)  workshops for SUNY Cortland students.

All teacher candidates will be required to complete the DASA/CARR/SAVE course workshops prior to student teaching.


The Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting (CARR) (PDF workbook) course workshops are offered 6-7 times per semester, on Saturdays and are two hours in duration.  The course fee is $35 (non-refundable). 

The Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) (PDF workbook) course workshops are offered 6-7 times per semester, on Saturdays and are two hours in duration.  The course fee is $35 (non-refundable).

The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) (PDF workbook) course workshops are offered 6-7 times per semester, on Saturdays and follows a hybrid format, consisting of three hours of online modules, culminating in a three-hour face-to-face workshop.  The course fee is $100 (non-refundable). DASA Training is focused on the following major content areas:

  • Understanding the intent, components, and operational definitions of the Dignity for All Students Act.
  • Developing sensitivity to the experience of specific student populations.
  • Understanding how school climate and culture have an impact on student achievement and behavior.
  • Understanding bullying, harassment, and discrimination, including indicators, early warning signs, prevention and intervention and how to interact with families of victims and aggressors.
  • Understanding diversity and multicultural environments and examining your own biases.

Workshop registration must occur during the regular online "pre-registration period" or during the Drop/Add period through the Student Registration and Records Services using myRedDragon.

FALL 2019 CARR/DASA/SAVE WORKSHOPS
All workshops will be held in the Education Building, Rooms 1103-1104
Date Course SectionCRNTimeInstructor Mandatory Online Modules
09/07/2019 CAR 500 001 93345 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Creighton  
  DASA 500 001 93333 8-11 a.m. Messinger / Reagan 8/29 - 09/06/2019 at noon
  SAV 500 001 93338 2-4 p.m. Bauder  
09/21/2019 CAR 500 002 93346 2-4 p.m. Creighton  
  DASA 500 002 93334 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Messinger / Reagan 9/12 - 9/20/2019 at noon
  SAV 500 002 93339 8-10 a.m. Bauder  
09/28/2019 CAR 500 003 93347 8-10 a.m. Barnes  
  DASA 500 003 93331 1-4 p.m. Messinger / Sidebottom 09/19 - 09/27/2019 at noon
  SAV 500 003 93340 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bauder  
10/05/2019 CAR 500 004 93348 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Barnes  
  DASA 500 004 93335 8-11 a.m. Messinger / Bratge 09/26 - 10/04/2019 at noon
  SAV 500 004 93341 2-4 p.m. Bauder  
11/02/2019 CAR 500 005 93349 2-4 p.m. Creighton  
  DASA 500 005 93336 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Messinger / Reagan 10/24 - 11/01/2019 at noon
  SAV 500 005 93342 8-10 a.m. Bauder  
11/23/2019 CAR 500 006 93350 8-10 a.m. Barnes  
  DASA 500 006 93332 1-4 p.m. Messinger / Bratge 11/14 - 11/22/2019 at noon
  SAV 500 006 93343 10:30am-12:30 p.m. Bauder  

CARR: Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting ($35)
DASA: Dignity for All Students Act ($100)
SAVE: Safe Schools Against Violence in Education ($35)

Contact Us

Field Experience and School Partnerships Office
SUNY Cortland
Education Building, Room 1105 
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045-0900

Phone: 607-753-2824
Fax: 607-753-5966
FESP@cortland.edu