Irvington Schools Anti-bullying Policies and Procedures


The Irvington Union Free School District is committed to providing a safe, productive environment for our students to grow and learn. To support this belief, the Board of Education maintains the following policies that outline expectation on student conduct: Policy 7317 - Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), Policy 7314 - Anti-bullying, Harassment, and Hazing, and Policy 7310 - School Conduct and Discipline.  Each of these policies govern all bullying and harassment reporting, investigations, and school responses.


If you would like to report a bullying, harassment, or hazing incident in person or via telephone our school DASA (anti-bullying) Coordinators are:

Dows Lane Elementary School: Ms. Deborah Mariniello (914) 591-6012
Main Street School:  Ms. Joyce Chapnick (914) 591-1961

Irvington Middle School: Mr. David Sottile (914) 269-5312 

Irvington High School: Mr. David Cohen (914) 591- 8500

District-level coordinator: Mr. Artie McCormack (914) 591-5422

The Irvington School District is committed to eliminating bullying, harassing, and hazing behaviors form our school community. All stakeholders are asked to report incidents involving such behaviors. Our school DASA Coordinators will review all submissions thoroughly.

A member of a Board of Education, a school staff member, student or a community member who has witnessed, or has reliable information that a student has been subject to, harassment, intimidation or bullying shall report the incident to the appropriate school official designated by the School District's policy, or to any school administrator, who will immediately initiate the school districtís procedures concerning school bullying. All IUFSD stakeholders are asked to report all incidents.

Anyone who files a report/claim he/she knows to be false will be held responsible and reported to an appropriate law enforcement agency. Under no circumstances will false reports ever be considered "a joke" or "minor mischief." They will be immediately reported.

If you would like to report a Harassment / Intimidation / Bullying incident online please

Thank you in advance for your diligence and support of all Irvington students.