• Safe Schools (Coser 551E)

    Contact Information:

    Debra Fuchs NadeauEd.D, Executive Director of Instructional Programs
    Phone: (845) 295-4030 or e-mail debra.fuchs-nadeau@scboces.org


    "Preparing youth for the challenges of life."

    In an effort to assist schools in responding to issues related to school safety, the Sullivan County BOCES continues to provide the "Creating Safe Schools" Coser. This service provides staff and student programming in the areas of violence prevention, as well as substance abuse prevention and other health-related and social issues. Creating safe schools can provide services such as:
    •  Researching educational strategies
    •  Developing codes of conduct
    •  Helping your district respond to the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
    •  Training in violence prevention/intervention
    •  Providing technical assistance for developing safety plans
    •  Introducing classroom management strategies to keep students in the classroom
    •  Assisting with the development of district Character Education Programs
    •  Targeting areas of prevention for high-risk behaviors (i.e. drop out, teen pregnancy)
    •  Data collection and analysis
    •  Bullying prevention