Technology Services
Office of Technology

Our mission is to support an environment that delivers high quality reliable technology services to all CMS staff, students, families and operational groups.   The Technology Services teams provide schools, administrative leaders, and key stakeholders with information, research, and digital resources to facilitate data-driven decisions for improving student performance as well as streamlined business operations.  Technology Services also provides project management, technology implementation oversight and support for a variety of business systems and school/student deployments in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Our Vision: Enhancing learning by providing a personalized 21st c learning environment

To achieve this vision, we strive to be a leading technology team that supports learning by delivering excellent customer service and support to students and staff.  The team provides innovative instructional and business solutions, creative teaching and learning opportunities, and accessible communications systems and information resources.


CMS continually upgrades systems, infrastructure and technology tools in order to:

  • Support instructional and business applications
  • Achieve CMS organizational goals and objectives
  • Sustain high network availability, quality performance, and maximum reliability
  • Accommodate future technologies and computing requirements


Technology, Personalization, Engagement

Division Includes:

Chief Technology Officer

Executive Director Technology Services

Business Systems Director

Information Systems and Support Director

IT Strategies Program Manager 

Student Applications and Web Development Director

     Derek Root

     Kay Hall

     Vicki Turman

     Ken Kennedy

     Jacob Standish

     Drew Hohnstein