State Mandated Workshops

Child Abuse Identification and Reporting Workshop

All students in programs leading to New York State certification are required to complete two clock hours of coursework or training regarding the identification and reporting of suspected child abuse and maltreatment in accordance with Sections 3003(4) and 3004 of the Education Law. Upon completion of the workshop, the applicant will be given a Certification of Completion.

For a schedule of workshops offered free of charge to matriculated students at Bank Street College, please check the course schedule.

School Violence Prevention and Intervention Training (SAVE)

All students in programs leading to New York State certification are required to complete two clock hours of course work or training in school violence prevention and intervention in accordance with Section 3004 of the Education Law. Upon completion of the workshop, the applicant will be given a Certification of Completion.

For a schedule of workshops offered free of charge to matriculated students at Bank Street College, please check the course schedule

Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

The DASA workshop is required for everyone graduating in the Fall 2013 term and beyond. This new workshop is required for teacher and leader certification in New York. Students must complete six hours of training on the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination. This workshop includes training in identifying indicators, early warning signs, prevention and intervention techniques, and how to interact with families of victims and aggressors.

For a schedule of workshops offered free of charge to matriculated students at Bank Street College, please check the course schedule

What if I already took the workshops at my prior institution?

You must forward copies of the completion forms to the registrar’s office.  If you do not have these copies and the workshops appear on your transcripts, please notify the registrar’s office in writing.  All students in certification programs must submit evidence of workshop completion in order to get recommended for certification.  

How do I register for the workshops?

You can register for workshops like a class. Visit our Registration page.