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Local and State Websites:

  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. The primary home page for the CMS public school district. Click HERE
  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Parents Portal: This link helps parents better understand the enrollment process and preparation needed for students entering elementary, middle or high school.  Click HERE
  • Charlotte Parent Education Guide:  This guide, a publication of Charlotte Parent Magazine, gives an overview of public and private schools in the Charlotte region.   Click HERE
  • MeckEd:   An independent, non-profit local organization that informs and engages the community around critical issue facing public education. A map of all local schools is provided: Click HERE
  • North Carolina State Government Research and Statistics: The education link provides information on all levels of schools in NC according to district and provides a variety of specific school data.  Click HERE
  • North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented:  The organizations primary website.  Click HERE
  • Hunt for College: An educational advisor who helps students and parents with college admissions planning and preparation.  Click HERE

Other Resources:

  • PBS Site: Provides a good overview of information for parents on choosing schools.  Click HERE
  • NAEYC:   National Association for the Education of Young Children. This organization is the premier group of experts on early childhood learning and education. Only the very best preschool programs are certified by these folks. Click HERE
  • Special Education Guide: An overview of special education, practices and terminology.  Click HERE
  • National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC):  Official website for the organization.  Click HERE
  • Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG):  Official site for this organization.  Click HERE
  • The Child Development Institute: A comprehensive well respected site for parents and families about children’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual development.  Click HERE