Updated: March 23, 2020 – Due to orders from both Allegany and Cattaraugus County Health Departments, the NYS Department of Health, and the NYS Education Department, all CA BOCES campuses and community/adult education programs continue to be closed to students and non-essential staff until further notice. Staff will continue to receive guidance from department leadership. 

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CA BOCES is an NYSED approved provider of the six-hour Dignity Act training (DASA) required for new certifications in New York State.  We offer a cohort model that runs in 3-week cycles.  We offer three hours of online training which is to be completed prior to the face-to-face training which is an additional 3 hours.

For more information on the course, please visit this page of our registration system or contact our state-approved DASA facilitators, Kathleen Agnello and Jillian Putnam.  To register, please contact Laurie Sledge at 716-376-8357.