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  • academic calendar proposals The Effingham County Board of Education is proposing the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school year calendars for public comment.

    The comment period will begin on Friday, February 21 and conclude on Thursday, March 19

    2021-22 Calendar Proposal
    2022-23 Calendar Proposal

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  • PBS Parent Academy

    The Center for Leadership in Disability and The Georgia Department of Public Health have partnered to develop the Positive Behavior Support Parent Academy. This FREE parent training will include skill-building content, hands-on activities, discussion, and peer-to-peer support.

    Where: Rincon Learning Center 116 E. 5th Street Rincon, Georgia 31326 (HOPE CENTER—corner of 4th and Richland Ave)
    When: Wednesdays - April 15, April 22, April 29, May 6, May 13
    Time: 12:30-2:30 pm
    Who: The group is for parent/caregivers ONLY. Children do not attend.
    Cost: FREE! This training is funded through a partnership with the Georgia Department of Public Health.

    All participants must register by no later than March 6, 2020
    Application: https://tinyurl.com/ParentAcademy2020
    For more information, contact Raynell Washington at (404) 413-9577

    If you have any questions regarding location or attendance, please do not hesitate to contact ECSD Parent Mentor, Amy Ambrose, 912-754-2522 ext 2430 or aambrose@effingham.k12.ga.us


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  • career days presenters needed

    Career Day #1: January 23, 2020
    Location: Effingham County HS
    Time: setup 7:30AM, Event 8:30-12:30
    *Breakfast Provided

    Career Day #2: March 12, 2020
    Location: South Effingham HS
    Time: setup 7:30AM, Event 8:30-12:30
    *Lunch Provided


    twall@effingham.k12.ga.us or 912-329-1029

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  • GSBA Announces: 2018 Governance Team of the Year Finalist

    The Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Governance Team of the Year Award. This prestigious award will be presented annually to one Georgia public school district’s board of education and superintendent who have achieved all-around success in their district.  This recognition is deeply rooted in the components of the Georgia Vision Project’s research-based recommendations for Georgia’s public schools.

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  • 2019-20 Academic Calendar
    The calendar for 2019-20 has been posted. Click here to view and print the calendar.
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  • Uniform Standards Resources
    Please use this Quick Reference Chart and School Colors resource for questions regarding our uniform standards.
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  • Medicare & Peachcare Enrollment
    The Rincon Public Library is providing free assistance for enrollment or renewal of these services every third Saturday or by appointment. Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids are no-cost or low-cost public health insurance programs for children 0-19. Children can get regular check-ups, immunizations, doctor and dentist visits, hospital stays, mental health services, prescriptions and more. View the flyer for more information and contact details or visit www.coastalcampaign.org.
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  • Parents' Right to Know
    Parents may request the following information regarding teacher qualifications as required by the "Every Student Succeeds" Act: Information regarding their student’s classroom teacher’s certificate or credentials, and/or college major and graduate degree information. Parents may also request information regarding the licensing and training of paraprofessionals. Requests may be made in writing to the school principal or Mrs. Susan Hartzog, Director of Human Resources, Effingham County BOE, 405 North Ash Street, Springfield, GA 31329. 

    Derecho De Los Padres a Saber
    Los padres pueden solicitar la siguiente información acerca de las calificaciones de maestros como parte del acta “Éxito para cada estudiante”: Información sobre certificados y credenciales del maestro de salón de clase de su estudiante y/o información  sobre la Universidad y diploma de graduación. Los padres también pueden solicitar información acerca de las licencias y entrenamiento de para-profesionales. Esta información de be ser solicitada por escrito a el/la principal de la escuela o a la Sra. Susan Hartzog, directora de Recursos Humanos del condado de Effingham a la dirección BOE, 405 North Ash Street, Springfield, GA 31329.
    Carta de los Padres (2019-2020)

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  • Emancipation Diploma Bill Process
    On Monday, March 30, 2015 Governor Nathan Deal signed the Emancipation Diploma Bill (HB 91) into law. This law means that students who completed school at an Effingham County School System high school and have previously met all graduation requirements with the exception of passing the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT) or the Basic Skills Tests can petition to be granted a diploma.

    Petitioners should complete an application available on the district website (click here) or in person at the Effingham County Board of Education office at 405 N. Ash St., Springfield GA. There is no deadline for submission of a petition, so applications are being continuously accepted and reviewed. Petitioners should allow three to four weeks for completion of the review process.

    Further questions may be directed to Mrs. Wendy Porter at 912-754-5508.

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  • District Online Learning Guidelines 
    In a cooperative effort with GaVS, ECSD encourages students to consider an online option for either courses that are not locally available or for courses the student may believe themselves to be more successful in when taken in an online environment. Interested parents and students should read the guidelines for Virtual School Classes Available below. Agreement and enrollment forms are also available via the links below:
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  • The Georgia Vision Project organizes the resources and energies of Georgia's stakeholders to effectively focus on preparing students to become contributing members of a democratic society and global economy.  By setting world-class educational standards, establishing viable directives, creating a sustainable framework and organizing contemporary networks at the local, county and regional levels, the Project endeavors to gain the enthusiastic support of Federal, State and local policymakers and the citizens of Georgia.


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  • NCA CASI, NWAC and SACS CASI Accredited Seal

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  • Welcome to the  website for the Effingham County School District!
    Our Mission
    As a community of learners, in cooperation with stakeholders, our mission is:
    To provide rigorous and relevant instruction in a safe environment to enable all students to obtain a high school diploma as a foundation for post secondary success. 
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