Student Placement
Contact Information

Due to COVID-19, our physical office is currently closed to the public. 

You may contact our team via email, as our team is available virtually to provide assistance to our community.

In addition, you can reach our team via phone Monday- Friday 9 am - 4pm at 980-343-5335.








Effective October 16, 2017, the new Student Placement walk-in and customer service hours will be as follows:

Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 


Student Placement
Smith Family Center
1600 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC 28210

Phone: 980-343-5335
Fax: 980-343-5661

Courier Number: 670
Email: N/A

 
Aikens, Michele
Director
Smith Application Center 1600 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Phone: 980-343-5335
Fax: 980-343-5661
Courier Number: 670
Email: m.aikens@cms.k12.nc.us

 
Castro, Fatima
Placement Specialist
Smith Application Center 1600 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Phone: 980-343-5335
Fax: 980-343-5661
Courier Number: 670
Email: fatimad.castro@cms.k12.nc.us

 
Craven-Howell, Akeshia
Associate Superintendent
4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28217
Phone: 980-343-9422
Courier Number: 835
Email: ae.craven-howell@cms.k12.nc.us

 
Harmon, Desiree
Placement Specialist
Smith Application Center 1600 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Phone: 980-343-5335
Fax: 980-343-5661
Courier Number: 670
Email: desiree.harmon@cms.k12.nc.us

 
Parks, Catrese
Placement Specialist
Smith Application Center 1600 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Phone: 980-343-5335
Fax: 980-343-5661
Courier Number: 670
Email: catresej.parks@cms.k12.nc.us



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