According to the Alabama Administrative Code, 290-8-9-08 (2) (h), an education agency ust retain a copy of education records for five (5) years after the termination of the special education program for which they were used.  At the end of the five (5) years retention period, the education agency will provide written notice to parents to inform them that the special education records are no longer needed and will be destroyed.  This serves as a notice that special education records for students who attended Jefferson County Schools and whose birthday is on or before December 31, 1997 will be destroyed after February 9, 2024.  Parents or students may request the records by sending a written request to the Director of Exceptional Education at The Jefferson County Board of Education at the following address:
Susan R. Wirt
Director of Exceptional Education
Jefferson County Board of Education
2100 18th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35209