CHCCS in the Community


    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools offer 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. 



    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.



    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.

    Addressing Racial Problems in Your Child’s School A Free Series for Parents and Families of Black Students (9 Free Sessions)

    Local Summer Camp Opportunities, 2024

  • 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.


    Family Alcohol Education Program

    In anticipation of a healthy and safe holiday season, we would like to announce the roll-out of our Family Alcohol Education Program, designed to facilitate productive conversations about alcohol between families and students. The harmful consequences of underage drinking have long-lasting impacts, but underage drinking is preventable. With your critical help, we can support the health and well-being of our students. To help you with these important conversations, we are providing some resources and a video


    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.