TO: ALL PARENTS
FROM: BUTTS COUNTY SCHOOLS
DATE: August 1, 2016
As a parent of a student who attends Butts County Schools, you
have the right to know the professional qualifications of the
classroom teachers who instruct your child. Federal law allows you
to ask for certain information about your child's classroom
teachers and requires us to give you this information in a timely
manner if you ask for it. Specifically, you have the right to ask
for the following information about each of your child's classroom
Whether the Georgia Department of Education has licensed or
qualified the teacher for the grades and subjects he or she
Whether the Georgia Department of Education has decided that the
teacher can teach in a classroom without being licensed or
qualified under state regulations because of special
The teacher's college major; whether the teacher has any
advanced degrees and, if so, the subject of the degrees.
Whether any teachers' aides or similar paraprofessionals provide
services to your child and, if they do, their qualifications.
If you would like to receive any of this information, please
call Ms. Ellen Glidewell at (770) 504-2300 Ext. 1200.
Dr. Melinda Ellis
Deputy Superintendent of Instruction