• Family & Community Engagement

  • Join Family & Community Engagement, August 10, 2024, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. for the Back to School Celebration and launch of the CMS Family Academy. We will see you at 1925 Rama Road, Charlotte, NC 28212.

Welcome!

  • Welcome to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Family & Community Engagement platform! Here, we celebrate collaboration, inclusivity, and the shared journey of nurturing strong family bonds and thriving communities. Explore resources, events, and opportunities designed to empower families and enrich our focus on growth and support for our students and families.

  • Moms at a desk with their children at school.

What is Family Engagement?

  • Family Engagement is a full, equal, and equitable partnership among families, educators, and community partners to promote children’s learning and development from birth through college and career (Mapp, 2019). Family engagement is the shared responsibility of family members, schools, and communities. District and school leaders often consider family engagement a two-way process that begins in early childhood education, persists through high school, and occurs across multiple settings where children learn.

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  • Embracing Excellence: Educate, Engage, Empower