3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Effingham County Veterans Park (Happy 20th)
2:00 PM School Board Meeting
March 4, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM ECSD Mini-Job Fair
Attention Parents of IEP students
You are invited to complete the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Parent Survey:
Parents needing assistance can join a virtual review of the 10 survey questions on Friday, February 19th, 11:30am - 12:15pm
For more details and to sign up for the review visit:
The Effingham County Retired Educators Association sponsors yearly scholarships to assist in furthering the education of prospective teachers and/or teachers already in the profession. These scholarships will be paid directly to the recipients to be used for tuition, books, travel expenses, room and board, etc.
CLICK HERE for details and to download an application. The completed application must be postmarked or emailed by April 30, 2021.
If you have any questions, please contact Pam Anderegg at 912-547-1643 or email@example.com.
GRE Foundation Scholarship
Each year, the Georgia Retired Educators Foundation awards scholarships to teachers and paraprofessionals throughout the state of Georgia who are pursuing a higher degree. This year eighteen $750.00 scholarships will be awarded throughout the state of Georgia. The deadline for GRE Foundation to receive your application is the second Friday in April.
CLICK HERE to read the full details.
You can download an application at
Free Meals for Students
Effingham County School Nutrition will continue providing free meals for all students through the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year thanks to funding from USDA waivers.
Parents' Right to Know
In compliance with the requirements of the Every Students Succeeds Act, the Effingham County School System would like to inform you that you may request information about the professional qualifications of your student's teacher(s) and/ or paraprofessional(s). The following information may be requested: whether the student's teacher has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction; is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived; and is teaching in the field of discipline of the certification of the teacher. Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications. If you wish to request information concerning your child's teacher's and/ or paraprofessional's qualifications, please contact your child's school principal or you may contact Mrs. Susan Hartzog, Executive Director of Human Resources, at the Effingham County Board of Education at (912) 754-1119.
Derecho De Los Padres a Saber
Conforme a los requisitos de la Ley para que todos los alumnos tengan éxito, al Sistema escolar del condado de Effingham le gustaría comunicarle que puede solicitar información sobre las calificaciones profesionales del (de los) maestro(s) y/o paraprofesional(es) de su hijo/a. Puede solicitarse la siguiente información: Si el maestro del alumno: ha cumplido con la calificación y los requisitos para la licencia del Estado para los niveles del grado y las asignaturas en las que el maestro enseña; está enseñando en carácter provisional o de emergencia a través del cual no se exigen los requisitos para la licencia ni la calificación del Estado y está enseñando en el campo de la disciplina de la certificación del maestro. Si son paraprofesionales los que le brindan servicios al alumno y, de ser así, sus calificaciones. Si desea solicitar información sobre las calificaciones del maestro y/o paraprofesional de su hijo, comuníquese con el director de la escuela de su hijo o con la Sra. Susan Hartzog, Directora Ejecutiva de Recursos Humanos, en la Junta de Educación del Condado de Effingham al (912) 754-1119.
Carta de los Padres (2020-2021)
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.
Mission & Vision
Engaging learners for future success.
Make every moment count because every student matters.
- student engagement is key to success
- in high expectations for all
- that learning is a shared responsibility
- in supporting the whole child
- a positive, caring staff makes a difference
- in safe learning environments
- everyone should be treated with respect