Student Services

Last Updated: 6/25/2020 1:10 PM

The overarching mission of Student Services is to provide additional supports and services in an effort to maximize the intellectual, emotional, and social development of learners through the practices of consultation, evaluation, prevention and intervention with students, staff and parents. The division works to assist in removing barriers, whether they are educational, behavioral, or environmental that might impede school success.


100 North Davis Road, Bldg C

LaGrange, Georgia 30240

706.812.7900 - phone

706.883.1530 - fax

Office hours Monday –Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm


Jacqueline Jones, EdD, Director of Student Services

Kay Stargill, Social and Emotional Leader

Christy Mason, Coordinator of Health Services

George Gilbert, PBIS Specialist

Shanitra Ransom, Coordinator of Student Assignment

Dana Lawrance, Office of Student Assignment Secretary

JoAnn Simpson, Social Worker

Maggie Brown, Social Worker

Tara Truitt, Social Worker

Wendy Aldridge, ESOL Teacher

Myung "Silk Lee" Kim, ESOL Teacher

Gina Bartlett, ESOL Teacher

Larry Ninas, ESOL Teacher

Yasuko Kobayashi,  ESOL Teacher

Chelsea Walker-Griner, ESOL Teacher

Bonnie Bendelius, ESOL Teacher

Gayle Bowie, Student Services Secretary


Click here for Home School Information (DOE)

Click here to visit the ESOL Information

Click here for Student Services Forms

Click here for Policy on Bullying 





Resource Links

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