The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act guides the policies and procedures for identifying and assisting homeless students in Decatur County. The complete Board Policy may be viewed at http://www.dcboe.com/ by accessing the Board Policies link on the left side menu. From there, please click on J. Students and then click on Homeless to view the entire policy - JBC(1)-R(1).
Homeless Liasion Kathy Varner, along with social workers, works with schools and MVP building contacts to ensure compliance with the policiy and to identify and meet the needs of students identified as homeless. Parent Information can also be found at the District Parent Resource Center and at each school parent resource center.
Building Level Contacts
Bainbridge High School: Stephanie Green- 229-248-2230
Bainbridge Middle School: Meredith McKelvy- 229-248-2206
Hutto Middle School: Valerie Brooks - 229-248-2224
Elcan King Elementary: Christy Cox - 229-248-2212
John Johnson Elementary: Kaycee Wade- 229-248-2215
Jones Wheat Elementary: Cenise White - 229-248-2218
Potter Street Elementary: Anita Jackson - 229-248-2253
West Bainbridge Elementary: Lisa Peacock - 229-248-2821
NBLC: Heith Maxwell - 229-248-1203
For assistance or further information, please contact the following:
District Homeless Contact - Tia Williams, 229-248-2842
Kathy Varner,District Homeless Liaison, at 229-248-2836