Get Involved

  • Hispanic Heritage Month CelebrationHispanic Heritage Month CelebrationVolunteer packing up items for the Big Blue Bus.

     

    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools offers many opportunities for parents and community members to make a difference in the lives and education of our students. Prospects include volunteering in schools, mentoring students, serving on school and district committees, and making donations. Find out more about how you can get involved with CHCCS by browsing the opportunities listed below. 


    Vision

    The Family and Community Engagement Department seeks to support the development of trusting relationships between schools, families, and community partners through shared responsibility, meaningful engagement, collaborative decision-making, and effective communication in order to ensure that every student receives a quality education.

    Mission

    To support student success through the implementation of home-school partnership strategies and authentic engagement that ensure families are informed and empowered to engage as equal partners in their children's education.

  • Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate (BRMA)

    Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate is a comprehensive support program for students in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. We provide students with mentoring, tutoring, advocacy, enrichment, leadership training, and scholarship support services.
     

    Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation

    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation (PSF) is an independent, non-profit organization that is dedicated to mobilizing community support for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.
  • Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) & School Improvement Team (SIT)

    Learn about how you can increase the educational advantage of CHCCS students by becoming directly involved. Visit CHCCS PTA Council or contact your school for more information. 
     

    Special Needs Advisory Council (SNAC)

    SNAC is a group of parents, district staff, and community professionals working together for the continuous improvement of the CHCCS Exceptional Children's program. Get involved with SNAC!
     

    Volunteers & Partners

    This district office recruits and trains parents and community members who are interested in volunteering in our schools. The Volunteer Office offers a number of different programs to suit the interests and expertise of those who sign up to do service.

Indian Education Program

  • Indian Education Program, family responses needed: CHCCS (Family and Community Engagement Department) is collecting data to assist with the development of an Indian Education Program. Funding may be available to support the Indian Education Program, as long as we identify at least 10 eligible students. Please complete this ED 506 INDIAN STUDENT ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATION FORM which must be completed for each individual child who will be included in the Indian student count. Eligibility Requirements include:

    • An individual who is a member of an Indian tribe or band, as membership is defined by the Indian tribe or band, including any tribe or band terminated since 1940, and any tribe or band recognized by the State in which the tribe or band resides; or

    • A descendant of a parent or grandparent who meets the requirements described in paragraph (1)

    • Additional details are included in the form. 

     

    Please return all completed forms by Thursday, December 15, 2022.

     

    • Scan your form and email it to Jackie Love, Director of Family and Community Engagement at  jlove@chccs.k12.nc.us, or

    • Submit your form in person to Jackie Love or Carla Smith at 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, or

    • Mail your form to 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 with attention Jackie Love

     

    For additional questions, please call Jackie Love at 919-967-8211 ext. 28204.