New to Coweta Schools?

Welcome!

If you moved from another district where your child had an IEP, please reach out to us once you've completed registration for your child. If you have a copy of your child's records, we can make a copy for our records. If you don't have your child's records, we can request them from your child's previous school. Please contact trudy.woodall@cowetaschools.net

Georgia Department of Education Special Education Services and Supports
Coweta County Special Education Department

Special Education Department

Contact Information: Coweta County School System Special Education Department 167 Werz Industrial Blvd Newnan, GA 30263 770/254-2800 770/304-5915 (fax)

Preparing Students with Disabilities for College

The Coweta County School System Special Education Department is offering FREE virtual training for teachers and parents.

Preparing Students with Disabilities for College

Presented by Georgia Fruechtenicht

February 28, 2024

4:00-5:30 pm

Registration Link

Special Education Parent Survey

If you are the parent of a student who receives Special Education services in Coweta County, please take 5 minutes to complete the survey linked below. There is a Spanish version in the top right-hand corner. The survey closes on May 31, 2024.

Parent Survey 2024

FREE Virtual Training Courses

The Georgial Center for Resourses and Supports offers many FREE virtual training options. Click the link below to view training courses that are available.

Free Virtual Training Courses

Procedures for Requesting Special Education Records

If you are another school/educational institution:

If you are an outside agency that is not a school (SSI, Vocational Rehab, etc.):

  • Send your request for records to ccss.sped@cowetaschools.net

  • The request must be signed by the parent/legal guardian if the student is under the age of 18. If the student is 18 years old or older, the request must be signed by the student.

  • We will send Special Education records in a timely manner.

If you are a parent/legal guardian of a current for former student under the age of 18, or if you are a former student 18 years old or older:

  • Please complete, sign, and email the Parent/Student Request for Special Education Records form to ccss.sped@cowetaschools.net. If the student is under the age of 18, the parent /legal guardian must sign the request. if the student if 18 years old or older, the student must sign the request.

  • In the email, please include the ID of the person who signs the request.

  • We will send Special Education records to you in a timely manner. (According to FERPA, schools must comply with requests for records in 45 days.)

**Based on the Georgia retention schedules set forth by the Secretary of State, Special Education records are destroyed when the student reaches the age of 22. We will not have records for former students who are 22 years old or older.


Proportionate Share Meeting

The Coweta County School System Special Education Department held their Timely and Meaningful Consultation Meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2023, to discuss proportionate share services for Parentally-Placed Private School Students. You may click on the link below to view the presentation and decisions that were made at the meeting.

Timely and Meaningful Consultation Meeting