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DDSD's Parental Involvement Policy

DeKalb's vision is to inspire our community of learners to achieve educational excellence. Our Mission is to ensure student success, leading to higher education, work, and life-long learning. Our motto is to "Inspire, Achieve, Excel".  Attached in the current DCSD Parental Involvement Policy, which details the avenues taken by our county to maximize parental and community support.

Mandatory Reporter/Child Abuse Training

The State of Georgia recently passed a law expanding the listing of persons who are now categorized as mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. This list now includes anyone who volunteers in a school.

To ensure that all school volunteers are aware of the new responsibilities and penalties associated with non-compliance, ALL VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUIRED BY LAW to go through a brief training presentation created by DeKalb County Schools on the mandatory reporting of abuse and neglect and what it means to be a mandated reporter.

The training MUST be completed before volunteering. You must also complete the form below affirming that you have watched the video presentation and understand your obligations as a mandated reporter.

If you have any questions regarding the presentation or your obligations as a reporter, please contact the school's social worker.
Online Training Presentation 
Click Here to watch this automated PowerPoint presentation. (The presentation is narrated.) If you have any questions, please contact the school social worker.
Volunteer Training Completion Form

After you have seen the presentation, please print the certificate of completion. You will need to sign the certificate and submit it to the main school office to verify that you have completed the training. Thank you!

Click on this link to print:

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