Office of Strategic Partnerships
Partnering Opportunities

There are opportunities for you to partner with CMS by engaging in activities or providing resources that promote high academic achievement and safe and orderly schools.

Some of the services churches and religious organizations, businesses and community groups
provide to support public schools and students include the following:

  1. Provide tutor and mentor services
  2. Offer before- and after-school programs for students
  3. Test proctor
  4. Lunch buddy
  5. Reading buddy
  6. Activity volunteer
  7. Career Coach
  8. Donate funds
  9. Donate goods and services
  10. Support early childhood development and preschool programs
  11. Classroom speaker
  12. Cultural Arts support
  13. Interpreter/translator
  14. Special projects support
  15. Provide programs, such as childcare and daycare services, that make it possible for parents with multiple responsibilities to participate in school activity
  16. Help children learn about careers and the importance of education
  17. Provide space for youth-oriented programs of PTA/PTO groups
  18. Help to build community coalitions and collaborations to benefit CMS
  19. Participate in groups of churches that support public education
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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