Phone: (770) 787-1330 Fax: (770) 784-2950 Email: info@newton.k12.ga.us

Student Services Department

This office receives referrals from all schools for students who are experiencing hardships, academic difficulties, excessive absences/tardies, medical issues/needs, behavioral issues and family concerns. Crisis intervention is also provided on an as needed basis.

The Student Services Department is also responsible for:

• Hospital/Homebound Program
• Placement Review Committee
• School Resource Officers
• Crisis Response Team
• School Nursing Program
• 504
• School Counselors
• Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
• Student Safety
• Athletics
• School Social Workers
• McKinney-Vento Act-Homeless Students
• Infinite Campus, the district’s student information software
• DOE state-mandated reports
• Liaisons with juvenile court and other community agencies

Department Contacts:

Darren Berry
Director of Student Services
770-787-1330 ext. 1203

Amie Cumming
Coordinator of Student Services
770-787-1330 ext. 1230

George Hutchinson
School Social Worker
770-787-1330 ext. 4328

Yvette Zielenske
School Social Worker
770-787-1330 ext. 5586

Letecia Ray
School Social Worker
770-787-1330 ext. 2158

Donna Moseley
Technology Specialist
770-787-1330 ext. 1235

Mike Ghormley
Technology Specialist
770-787-1330 ext. 1211

Maria Howell
ESOL Coordinator
770-787-1330 ext. 1255

Carol Martin
Lead Nurse & District Hospital Homebound Contact
770-787-1330 ext. 1214/6026

Shelley Thompson
Administrative Assistant
770-787-1330 ext. 1212