Title IX

Office of Title IX

As part of the Superintendent's Office, and under the guidance of the Chief of Staff, 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                                                       Mary Webb
Title IX Director                                                                   Title IX Executive Director
District Title IX Administrator                                               980-343-1720
4421 Stuart Andrews Blvd., Suite 350                                Email: mary.webb@cms.k12.nc.us
Charlotte, NC 28217
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools website (www.cms.k12.nc.us) is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought via the following, Email the Web Accessibility Team at WebAccessibility or Call: 980.343.0115. In compliance with Federal Law, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities, may be referred to the District's Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education.