Big Ideas for Little Kids

Children's Books and Teaching Modules

Mandated Workshops for Teacher Education

  • Cortland Mandated Workshops LibGuide
  • Mandated Reporting: Before you call (PDF) | Shriver Center on Poverty Law
    • If you must make the call
      • Talk about the family’s strengths
      • Be very clear about your concerns
      • Ask the operator to repeat back to you what you have stated
      • Don’t be casual about concerns that lack a basis
      • If you think the child should remain home, say so!
      • Call as a last resort, remember your call is just the beginning!
      • If CPS investigator follows up with you, this is an opportunity to clarify any mistakes made in the report and reiterate family strengths

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Mecke Nagel, SG Coordinator
Philosophy Department
Old Main, Room 138
Cortland, NY 13045

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