PER SESSION VACANCY NOTICE # 792: Teacher: Active or Retired (Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Specialists) - DHC/HC School Support

  • Posted Date: May 28, 2019 Deadline: Aug 31, 2019

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Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Specialist (approximately 10 positions)



Office of HR School Support, 65 Court Street, Room 505, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201; and occasional events conducted at various locations throughout the 5 boroughs.



NYCDOE Licensed and Appointed Teachers (Active or Retired).  Candidate must be Approved Provider by the NYSED as a DASA Instructor



  • Ability to organize, administer and conduct workshops to large groups.
  • Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills, and telephone skills.
  • Advanced computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook) necessary to generate event rosters, event summary reports, computer-based presentations, and reformat data to be compatible with vendor systems. Willingness to learn the online systems of partners (TSN, EdTrainingCenter, NYSED-TEACH).
  • Knowledge and Ability to use the various DOE-HR computer systems to review and update candidate data (e.g., TSN, NYCAPS, GALAXY)



Experience of responsibility for organizing, administering and conducting professional development workshops or events for pedagogues.



  • Conduct the structured, 3-hour, DASA workshop, scheduled for large groups of candidates. This activity involves making presentations, supervising role-play and discussion among participants, and completing administration and documentation tasks.
  • Assist Staff, on an as-needed basis, with tasks that include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Prepare materials required to conduct the DASA workshop.
  • Review and update candidate progress in the TSN, EdTrainingCenter, NYCAPS and NYSED-TEACH computer systems.
  • Staff the DASA telephone hotline during after-school hours and provide information on registration, upcoming events and workshop progress.
  • Troubleshoot any technical issues candidates experience with the partner-vendor’s online system or the DOE-TSN scheduling system.
  • Meet with and advise individual candidates and track their progress through NYSED-TEACH.
  • Respond to individual candidate communications using telephone or the DOE’s dedicated Outlook e-mail address
  • Provide information to walk-ins on registering with the NYCDOE for the DASA workshop.
  • Review candidate registration forms for completeness and enter information into DOE’s TSN system.
  • Update program content and develop new training materials to be used at workshops.
  • Upload DASA candidate information into the partner-vendor’s (EdTrainingCenter) computer system.
  • Upload the information of candidates completing the workshop into the NYSED-TEACH system.



Outside school hours (including occasional weekends), subject to the demand for events, the selected pool will be offered opportunities to serve, based upon frequency of need for the specific duties listed above.  Although every effort will be made to offer assignments on a fair and rotational basis, priority will be given to those who have a flexible schedule, can be available with short notice, and demonstrate versatile skills.

  • Only retirees are permitted to serve during school hours. Others must be able to begin work no later than 4:00PM on school days and be available to work during the summer break and school recess breaks.
  • All hours are subject to budget availability. We do not expect to issue a waiver above 500 hours for the 2019-2020 per session year.



Per Session rates as per the relevant union/organization of the advertised title (UFT, CSA, DC-37 - Collective Bargaining Agreement).  Contingent Upon Funding Availability.



E-mail resume, application Form OP-175 (Available in schools and DHR website), and a copy of your Department of Education license on or before August 31, 2019 to  Please include: “Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Specialist, Per-Session Position” in the subject line.




If you have questions concerning this advertisement, please e-mail:

Signature for Peter Ianniello

NOTE: Service exceeding the number of hours specified in Chancellor’s Regulation C-175 governing per session activities requires prior approval.  The appropriate Per Session Supervisor must make the request via the Per Session Service System and receive approval before the person can begin working in the activity. Failure to obtain a valid waiver may result in the withholding of payment for hours worked beyond the maximum.


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.  For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

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