Curriculum and Instruction

​​"Helping Achieve the CMS Vision: Equity and Student Success"

Joyous Learning. Every Child. Anywhere. Anytime

The Curriculum and Instruction Department (C and I) is a part of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Education Services Division.

In addition, C and I staff are responsible for specific curriculum areas, such as mathematics, language arts, etc. For your convenience, separate web pages are designed by curriculum area; if you have a specific question regarding elementary, middle or high schools, you can send us your question via (email).

Our mission is to maintain effective partnerships to build capacity in schools so that all students achieve at or above grade level. We accomplish this mission by:

  • Creating an inviting work environment where people are productive and want to be.

  • Developing relationships that ensure student success.

  • Ensuring consistency, efficiency and effectiveness of C and I products, services and

  • Providing documents to clarify state and local curriculum.

  • Identifying best teaching practices and providing purposeful professional development to
    school-based instructional leaders.

  • Delivering resources and services that schools need for student achievement.

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools website ( is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought via the following, Email the Web Accessibility Team at WebAccessibility or Call: 980.343.0115. In compliance with Federal Law, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities, may be referred to the District's Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education.