Title IX Liaison Information

  • The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education is committed to providing a world-class school system that supports educational excellence regardless of race, gender, national origin, different abilities, or religion, by providing the following:

    • Equitable academic programs and services that respond to a diverse student population's needs and prepare all students for a changing workplace and pluralistic society are essential (Policy A-MULT).
    • Equal access to excellent educational opportunities for all its students in all its schools (Policy B-EQU).
      In compliance with Federal Law and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) prohibits discrimination or harassment against any person on the basis of sex, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability.

    If a staff, student, or parent/guardian has any concerns regarding discrimination or harassment, don't hesitate to contact an administrator, your school's Title IX Liaison or the District Title IX contact.


  • Pinewood Elementary School
    Campus Title IX Liaison
    Douglas Franzone
    Assistant Principal, Pinewood Elementary
    (980) 343-5825

  • For district level concerns, please contact:
    Mary Webb
    Title IX, Executive Director
    CMS District Title IX Administrator

Notice of Non-Discrimination Act

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (“CMS”) does not tolerate acts of sexual or gender-based harassment. Any student who believes that he or she has been subjected to sexual or gender based harassment, any parent of such a student, or any student who believes that another student is being subjected to sexual or gender-based harassment is encouraged to report the harassment to CMS, specifically to the District Title IX Administrator: Stephanie McKinney, 980-343-9433, titleixcoordinator@cms.k12.nc.us.

    CMS is committed to conducting a prompt investigation of any such reports. Counseling and educational resources will be available to students who have alleged harassment and to students accused of sexual or gender-based harassment. Students found to have engaged in acts of harassment or other acts that create a hostile environment may be disciplined including, if circumstances warrant, suspension or expulsion. CMS encourages students, parents, and staff to work together to prevent sexual and gender-based harassment.