Dignity for All Students Act


The Rome City School District is currently implementing new requirements to protect students and ensure a positive learning experience for your child. New York State signed into legislation a Dignity For All Students Act in September 2010. The goal of the Dignity of All Students Act is to create a safe and supportive school climate where students can learn and focus, rather than fear being discriminated, harassed or bullied.

No student shall be subjected to discrimination based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or sex by another student or a school employee on school property or a school function.

This year each school will be planning activities to raise students awareness related to bullying and positive student behaviors. Each school principal will serve as Dignity Act Coordinator for their respective school.

Should you wish to report an incident where you feel your child has been bullied, harassed or discriminated against, please contact the principal at your child's school. If you have questions regarding the equal opportunity and non-discrimination policy, please contact the District Compliance Officers/Director of People Operations, Geoffrey Morton at 315-338-6532 and Director of Counseling Services, Amanda Jones at 315-338-6518.   

Dignity for All Students Act Poster

Dignity for All Students Act Brochure

Rome City School District Dignity For All Students Act Coordinators

Name Title Building Phone #
Amanda Jones Director of Counseling District Office  315-338-6518 
Geoffrey Morton Director of People Operations District Office 
Brian LeBaron Principal Rome Free Academy 
Kelly Bowles Assistant Principal Rome Free Academy 
Danielle Hess
Assistant Principal
Rome Free Academy 
Sean Carone Interim Principal  Staley 
Tracy O'Rourke
Jennifer Pouliot Principal  Gansevoort 315-338-5200   
Molly Mytych Principal Bellamy 315-338-5260 
Sherry Lubey Principal Denti 315-338-5360  
Anna Burke Assistant Principal Denti 315-338-5360 
Michael Flagg  Principal
Ridge Mills
Karen Miller Principal Stokes 315-334-1221
Catherine Mucurio Director of Early Childhood
Clough  315-334-1250 
Michael Stamboly Director of Athletics Stadium Support 315-338-6571 
Maureen Nash Guidance Counselor   Rome Free Academy  315-334-7200  
Kristin Frawley  Guidance Counselor   Rome Free Academy  315-334-7200  
Shelley Skibitski  Guidance Counselor   Rome Free Academy  315-334-7200  
Mike Gzik Guidance Counselor 
Rome Free Academy 
Ryan Tuggey Guidance Counselor 
Rome Free Academy 
Jennifer Meisenhelder  Guidance Counselor  Rome Free Academy
Ona Cimbalo Guidance Counselor 
Joann Mecca  Guidance Counselor 
Strough 315-338-5200  
Kareem Jones  Guidance Counselor
Bellamy 315-338-5260
Joe Renzi Guidance Counselor
Bellamy 315-338-5260 
Susan Mirabelli Amoroso  Guidance Counselor   Denti  315-338-5371 
Ashley Wood  Guidance Counselor 
Denti  315-338-5371 
Erin Mauer   Guidance Counselor 
John Joy  315-334-1261 
Ashley Lewis  Guidance Counselor  Ridge Mills  315-334-1281 
Deborah Daskiewich   Guidance Counselor 
Staley  315-338-5302 
CarolAnn Miller  Guidance Counselor  Staley  315-338-5302 
Brooke Kopek  Guidance Counselor  Staley  315-338-5302 
Amy Doolen Guidance Counselor  Stokes  315-334-1221 
Tina Campos Guidance Counselor 
Clough  315-334-1250 
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