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Community and Student Support

The Department of Community and Student Support is dedicated to providing support to students, parents, and the faculty of the Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) via the expertise of staff and through partnerships with community agencies. Community and Student Support incorporates a variety of specialists that include school psychologists, school social workers, school counselors, the Dual Enrollment Specialist, school-based mental health therapists, graduation specialists, career center coordinators, and school nurses and clinic assistants.

District Lead School Counselor/Dual Enrollment:  Tanya Cobb
District Lead Nurse: Charity Keener
Lead School Social Worker
Lead School Psychologist: 

In addition, the Department of Community and Student Support coordinates Dual Enrollment, social and emotional learning, Parent Academy, attendance, crisis response, suicide education, and the Response to Intervention process which provides students with more academic and behavioral support by way of the regular education setting. 

The Department of Community and Student Support has 5 goals:

  • Prevent Academic and Behavior Issues in Our School and Community
  • Promote Healthy Lifestyles
  • Protect Our Students from Harm
  • Provide Mental Health Services and Education
  • Prepare Them for Real-Life Experiences and Postsecondary Opportunities through Advisement, Relationships and Education

In September 2014, the Department of Community and Student Support received a grant to address the mental health needs of youth; certified Youth Mental Health First Aid trainers are available to provide training to school staff and the community. Please contact Darci Gilreath at 770-918-6174 for more information. 

Click here for Youth Mental Health First Aid Classes

Click here for Mental Health Resources

Rockdale Drug Free Coalition Parent Opt-Out Form
Rockdale Drug Free Community Survey (Parent Preview)

April Fallon, Director 
April Fallon

Phone: 770-860-4273 .
Email:  [email protected]

Darci Gilreath
Darci Gilreath

CSS Specialist/Bookkeeper

Phone: 770-918-6174
Email:  [email protected]

Learn More About Us

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•  Please click here for the Rockdale Resource Guide published by the Rockdale Coalition for Children and Families.

•  College and Career Readiness

•  Homeless Education Program

•  Mentoring

•  Parents Are Powerful

•  Section 504

•  School Clinics

•  School Counselors

•  School Psychologists

•  School Social Workers

•  Parent Academy

• Learn more about Dual Enrollment, or contact your high school counselor