Office of Title IX

 
As part of the Superintendent's Office, and under the guidance of the Chief School Performance Officer, the Title IX Office works to ensure a safe, welcoming, and harassment free-environment for all members – students, faculty and staff – of the CMS community. The Title IX Office provides training to faculty and staff, provides support with students training, provides supports to school administrators to ensure prompt and fair investigations and resolutions of all complaints related to sexual misconduct and harassment. The Title IX Office ensures that CMS is in compliance with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.

Organizational Commitment

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education is committed to a world class school system which supports educational excellence regardless of race, gender, national origin, different abilities, or religion. Equitable academic programs and services which respond to the needs of a diverse student population and which prepare all students for a changing workplace and pluralistic society are essential. (Policy IFC)
 
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education and CMS administration and staff is committed to providing equal access to excellent educational opportunities for all its students in all its schools. (Policy ADA)

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U. S. C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex — including pregnancy and parental status — in educational programs and activities. All public and private schools, school districts, colleges, and universities receiving any Federal funds (“schools”) must comply with Title IX.

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights

Contact Information

Stephanie B. McKinney, District Title IX Administrator
Office of the Superintendent
4421 Stuart Andrews Blvd., Suite 350
Charlotte, NC 28217
980-343-9433