Student Discipline and Behavior Support
CMS Alternatives to Suspension Programs

The Community Service Program
Community Service is designed to allow the student an opportunity to work in the community.  Each student and parent/guardian will receive a consent form explaining the rules, expectations, and parameters of the community service assignment. In addition to providing an alternative for students who are in violation of the Code of Student Conduct, performing community-service hours helps to educate the students on the value of service.

CONTACT: David Spellmon davidl.spellmon@cms.k12.nc.us                           980-343-3768

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Sexual Harassment Is Preventable (SHIP)
SHIP is a support program for students who have been involved in serious incidents of sexual harassment or inappropriate sexual behaviors at school or at a school activity and for whom have never completed the program. The parent/guardian is required to attend SHIP with the student. The focus of SHIP is to provide awareness for participants through discussion and focus groups to modify the inappropriate behavior. 

CONTACT: Delisa Fields delisan.fields@cms.k12.nc.us                                    980-344-0401

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Violence is Preventable (VIP)
VIP is a support program for students who have been involved in serious violent behaviors at school or at a school activity and for whom have never completed the program. The parent/guardian is required to attend VIP with the student. The focus of VIP is to provide awareness of violence prevention and anger management and to build positive life skills in the areas of communication, decision-making, and self-esteem.  

CONTACT: Terance Staton  teranced.staton@cms.k12.nc.us                             704-572-2268

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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