Special Education

  • The Rome Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, or disability in its education programs, activities or employment. Persons seeking information regarding Section 504/ADA, Title IX, or related issues should contact:
    Ms. Kriszti Kilpatrick
    Director of Special Education
    Notification of Destruction of Special Education Student Records
    In accordance with the state and federal regulations implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Rome City Schools, along with all school districts in the state of Georgia, intends to destroy personally identifiable information related to special education services maintained on individuals that graduated or withdrew from Rome City Schools and were born in 1997.  Please be advised that former students or their guardians may need these records for social security benefits or other purposes.  In addition, please note:  some records MAY NOT be available, however, every attempt will be made to procure such records.  If you wish to maintain this information for you personal records, you need to notify us upon receipt of this notice; otherwise, the information will be destroyed on March 31, 2020.  Records to be destroyed are as follows:
    Individual Education Plans (IEPs), Evaluation Reports, Test Protocols, Notifications of Meetings, Notices of Action, Review of Existing Data Summaries, and all other personally identifiable information within the Special Education file.  If you, as a former special education student or a parent guardian with a legally executed guardianship or power of attorney of a former special education student, wish to obtain these records prior to destruction, you should contact the special education department at 706-236-5067.  
    Kriszti Kilpatrick, Ed.S.
    Director of Special Education
    Rome City Schools
    Rome City Schools
    508 East Second Street
    Rome, Georgia 30161
    Phone: (706) 236-5050