Georgia’s child abuse registry can have unintended consequences for teachers
Defending a teaching certificate is an educator’s right
That means many Georgia teachers have already landed on the child abuse registry since it was launched in July 2016. Created by legislation and signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal, the registry website describes it as a compilation of “all substantiated cases of abuse and neglect.”
But many teachers, such as the special education teacher with the reluctant student, are placed on this registry without due process.
Do your homework when accepting a teaching position
Charged with breach of contract, the mother of two young children relied on Atlanta Education Attorney, CNO’s Bettina Davies, to guide her through the legal maneuverings required to transition from one job to another — and protect her teaching certification in the process.
Meet Bettina Davies: Passionate runner (and Peachtree champ!), plus top advocate for educators
Marietta, Atlanta, and Acworth based education law attorneys at Cauthorn Nohr & Owen offer guidance on the three things for an educator to consider when they accept a new teaching position:
Get to know Education Law Attorney Bettina Davies in the courtroom and on the track!