If you are new to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and have questions about our special education offerings, please visit our Program and Services page or contact Elaine Jones, EC Parent Liaison, via email at email@example.com or via phone at 980-343-6960.
To learn more about enrolling your child, please visit CMS Student Placement.
EC Fact Sheet.pdf
EC Fact Sheet - Español.pdf
Individualized instruction and student achievement are valued in CMS. This is evident through the services that are available, including:
Specially designed instruction to meet the needs of all students with disabilities
Access to the general curriculum and intervention programs designed to provide maximum opportunities for instruction in the general-education setting
Full continuum of service, including: consultation, co-teaching, small group classes per subject area, self-contained settings and public separate schools
Curriculum-driven instruction: North Carolina Standard Course of Study and North Carolina Extended Content Standards
Related services that include but are not limited to speech, occupational and physical therapy
Specialized instruction for students with hearing, visualand physical disabilities
Modified materials, including but not limited to books ontape, large-print materials and specialized equipment and furniture
Accessible space in schools to meet the needs of students with physical disabilities
Appropriate technology to support students
Individual Education Program (IEP) teams consider service delivery options based on the needs of each student. Teams may consider regular, resource or separate settings which are available at every school for students participating in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Teams may also consider self-contained classes for students with significant behavioral challenges or student with significant cognitive disabilities who participate in the North Carolina Extended Content Standards .
IEP teams may also consider self-contained classes at public separate schools for students with significant behavioral challenges or students with significant cognitive disabilities who participate in the North Carolina Extended Content Standards.CMS provides comparable services to students identified with a disability who enroll from another district. Parents should contact the student's home school to initiate these services.
If you are requesting a hardship Caregiver Affidavit please fill out the request form and contact Neva Butler, firstname.lastname@example.org or 980-343-2686.