• School Social Worker

                        Michelle Floyd, LMSW

                        School Social Worker

                       and Homeless Liaison


  • My name is Michelle Floyd and I am a licensed school social worker. I have had almost 20 years of experience in Social Work and my passion is helping children and families overcome obstacles that interfere with being a healthy and happy family. This looks very different for every family and I am here to work with Chattooga County students and their families to help them accomplish their academic and personal goals! 

    Please feel free to reach out to me if I may help you or your student in any way!

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  • Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line

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  • Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow


    In order to  comply with Ga Compulsory school attendance laws students are expected to attend school every day and be on time unless there is illness or death in the immediate family. Doctor, dental, or personal appointments should be made on days off, half days, or after school hours when possible.

    Parents/Guardians are responsible for providing the school with a note (within 24 hours) indicating the reason(s) for the absence.

    Legitimate reasons for absences are: illness, death in immediate family, doctor or dental appointment (not possible to be scheduled on non-school time), and/or exceptional circumstances as determined by the school principal.

    Absences occurring on pre-determined test dates should be avoided and will only be considered excused under extreme extenuating circumstances. For any other reason, the absence is unexcused.


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  • McKinney-Vento Homeless Education

    McKinney-Vento Federal Grant

    What is McKinney-Vento?

    Mckinney-Vento is a federal grant that ensures homeless children and youth have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as is provided to other children and youths.

    How the grant can help students?

    McKinney Vento can assist students with the following items in order to assure equal access:

    School Supplies                      Free Breakfast and Lunch at school

    Emergency School Clothing      Mileage reimbursement to school related functions

    Counseling                              Tutoring            

    Hygiene Products                      Testing Fees (SAT, ACT, etc)

    Caps and Gowns                        School Field Trip Fees

    Club Fees                                   Athletic Uniforms Fees


    Who is eligible?

    Individuals who lack a fixed regular and adequate nighttime residence are eligible for assistance through McKinney-Vento. If you feel you may be eligible and need assistance please contact your school counselor or myself.



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Department Contacts

  • Floyd, Michelle

    Business:  706-859-3040
    Email:  mfloyd@chattooga.k12.ga.us
    Address:  Chattooga County BOE
    33 Middle School Rd.
    Summerville, Ga 30747