Section 49-6-1601 -
Each LEA and each public charter school shall ensure that all school officials and other school personnel annually complete the child abuse training program required in § 37-1-408.
(c) Each LEA and each public charter school shall designate a child abuse coordinator and an alternate child abuse coordinator for each school within the LEA or public charter school. Two employees have been assigned for Monteagle Elementary. The designation of an alternative child abuse coordinator is not required when only one (1) adult is employed by or responsible for the care of children at a school. The child abuse coordinator and the alternate child abuse coordinator must:
 Have access to an area providing privacy and access to a telephone for reporting suspected child abuse and child sexual abuse; Receive training in regard to: Mandatory reporting; Multidisciplinary protocols; 
Advocacycenters;The importance of limited interviews; and Signs, symptoms, or suspicions of child abuse;
 Be available for school personnel to share information about suspected child abuse and child sexual abuse; Assist school personnel in reporting suspected child abuse and child sexual abuse to law enforcement and to the department of children's services; Serve as a liaison between the school, the department, and law enforcement in child abuse and child sexual abuse investigations; Assist law enforcement and department personnel by sharing available information regarding suspected child abuse and child sexual abuse, and by providing a private area within the school for law enforcement and department personnel to meet with the child and the reporting school personnel as a group or individually if required; and Maintain confidential files in accordance with §§ 37-5-107 and 37-1-612 regarding all reported suspicions of child abuse and child sexual abuse.