Programs for SUNY Cortland Students

Students attending CAR


SUNY Cortland provides New York State mandated workshops for SUNY Cortland students:

  • Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting (CAR)
  • Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
  • School Violence Prevention and Intervention (SAV

All teacher candidates will be required to complete the CAR/DASA/SAV workshops prior to student teaching.

Failure to attend will result in you receiving a “NC” = No Credit.
You will be required to re-register for another workshop (based on availability) at the original fee.
Any questions regarding the workshops, please email the FESP Office.

Workshop registration must occur during the regular online "pre-registration period" or during the Drop/Add period through the Registrar's Office using myRedDragon. 

The Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting (CAR) (PDF workbook) course workshops are offered 6-7 times per semester, on Saturdays and are two hours in duration.


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, virtual (face-to-face) workshop. 

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.

The School Violence Prevention and Intervention (SAV) (PDF workbook) course workshops are offered 6-7 times per semester, on Saturdays and are two hours in duration. 

Fees

CAR: Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting ($35 non-refundable fee)

DASA: Dignity for All Students Act ($100 non-refundable fee)

SAV: School Violence Prevention and Intervention ($35 non-refundable fee)


All workshops will be virtual. Once enrolled, the information will be emailed before the scheduled workshop. 

Spring 2024 Mandated Workshop Schedule

(Download PDF Copy of Spring 2024 Schedule)

CARR/DASA/SAVE WORKSHOPS SPRING 2024
All spring 2024 workshops are virtual.
Date Course Sec. CRN# Time Location Instructor Mandatory Online Modules
*** FOR DASA ONLY ***
Saturday
02/03/2024
CAR 501 001 29309 11:30 am-1:30 pm Virtual Barnes DASA Modules Opens:
1/25/2024
DASA 500 001 22485 8-11 am Virtual Messinger / Reagan DASA Modules Due at noon: 2/2/2024
SAV 500 001 22497 2-4 pm Virtual Bauder
Saturday
02/10/2024
CAR 501 002 23910 2-4 pm Virtual Barnes DASA Modules Opens: 2/1/2024
DASA 500 002 22486 10:30 am-1:30 pm Virtual Messinger / Reagan DASA Modules Due at noon: 2/9/2024
SAV 500 002 22498 8-10 am Virtual Bauder
Saturday
03/2/2024
CAR 501 003 29311 8-10 am Virtual Barnes DASA Modules Opens: 2/22/2024
DASA 500 003 22487 1-4 pm Virtual Messinger / Reagan DASA Modules Due at noon: 3/1/2024
SAV 500 003 22499 10:30 am-12:30 pm Virtual Bauder
Saturday
03/23/2024
CAR 501 004 29312 11:30 am-1:30 pm Virtual Barnes DASA Modules Opens: 3/14/2024
DASA 500 004 22488 8-11 am Virtual Messinger / Reagan DASA Modules Due at noon: 3/22/2024
SAV 500 004 22500 2-4 pm Virtual Bauder
Saturday
03/30/2024
CAR 501 005 29313 2-4 pm Virtual Barnes DASA Modules Opens: 3/21/2024
DASA 500 005 22489 10:30 am-1:30 pm Virtual Messinger / Reagan DASA Modules Due at noon: 3/29/2024
SAV 500 005 22501 8-10 am Virtual Bauder
Saturday
04/13/2024
CAR 501 006 29314 8-10 am Virtual Barnes DASA Modules Opens: 4/4/2024
DASA 500 006 22490 1-4 pm Virtual Messinger / Reagan DASA Modules Due at noon: 4/12/2024
SAV 500 006 22502 10:30 am-12:30 pm Virtual Bauder
Saturday
05/4/2024
CAR 501 007 29315 8-10 am Virtual Barnes DASA Modules Opens: 4/25/2024
DASA 500 007 29023 10:30 am-1:30 pm Virtual Messinger / Reagan DASA Modules Due at noon: 5/3/2024
SAV 500 007 29024 2-4 pm Virtual Bauder

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