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Child Abuse and Neglect: Mandated Reporting Requirements for Employees, Volunteers, and Contractors of Georgia Public Schools - Every professional working with children is an important part of Georgia's plan to eliminate the abuse and neglect of children. This course was written specifically for individuals who are employed or who volunteer in Georgia schools.
In 2019 the Georgia General Assembly passed HB 12 which requires public schools to post signs displaying the child abuse reporting hotline, 1-855-GA-CHILD.
Mandated Reporter Poster
Mandated Reporter Poster (Spanish)
Reporting Abuse Poster for Students (Elementary)
Reporting Abuse Poster for Students (Middle/High School)
Effective July 1, 2018, each local board of education shall provide:
Frequently Asked Questions
Georgia's Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation Prevention Technical Assistance Resource Guide (TARG)
Preventing Sexual Violence (CDC)
"The Signs" Teen Dating Violence PSA
Gang affiliation is not something that students leave behind when they enter the school building. If a gang presence exists at school, it cannot be ignored. School administrators should address gang-related issues head-on or they will fester, harm school climate, and impede the learning environment. Learn more...