Welcome to the CCPS "Bullying at School" Staff Training.
We are excited about your participation in this course, which will provide you with a brief
overview of bullying and the Georgia Bullying Law.
This course is intended for all building-level personnel. After viewing the video, complete the jeopardy
review and take the Test below. Community Stakeholders will enter their name and title (i.e. parent, advocate,
probation officer, church name, agency name) and "other" for school code. Please note that all fields must be
completed in order to submit the test.
Click HERE to view the course video.
Link to bullying jeopardy review: http://jeopardylabs.com/play/jeopardy-game-on-bullyingharassment3
Take the quiz here: CCPS Bullying Course Quiz
Clayton County Public Schools is committed to maintaining a learning environment where children experience security, care, dignity, and respect. CCPS values the communication and understanding among all stakeholders of our diverse community to achieve the goals of education.
By August 1, 2011, in compliance with the revised Georgia bullying law, Clayton County Public Schools will adopt policies to address acts of bullying.
CCPS Board Policy JCDAG - Bullying
CCPS Board Administrative Rule - Bullying
State of Georgia Bullying Law - O.C.G.A. 20-2-751.4
The Georgia Bullying Law O.C.G.A. 20-2-751.4
The term "bullying" means an act which occurs on school property, on school vehicles, at designated school bus stops, or at school related functions or activities, or by use of data or software that is accessed through a computer, computer system, computer network, or other electronic technology of a local school system, that is:
(1) Any willful attempt or threat to inflict injury on another person, when accompanied by an apparent present ability to do so;
(2) Any intentional display of force such as would give the victim reason to fear or expect immediate bodily harm; or
(3) Any intentional written, verbal, or physical act, which a reasonable person would perceive as being intended to threaten, harass, or intimidate, that:
(A) Causes another person substantial physical harm within the meaning of Code Section 16-5-23.1 or visible bodily harm as such term is defined in Code Section 16-5-23.1;
(B) Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student's education;
(C) Is so severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening educational environment; or
(D) Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school.
Georgia Department of Education School Safety Hotline: 1-877-SAY-STOP
Click here for more information on the Georgia Department of Education School Safety Hotline.