Cumberland County Schools support teaching and learning as a team effort in preparing our children for the future. Parent involvement is a critical component of student academic achievement and school improvement. The common goal is to establish a collaborative partnership between the home and school to support learning for all students in the public school community. Decades of research from the National Parent Teacher Association show when parents are involved students have:
Ensure Communication Between Home and School is Regular, Two-Way, and Meaningful
Information is available at the school to include but is not limited to the following upon request:
Contact your child’s principal or teacher for more information on what you as a parent can expect.
Participate in Parenting Skills and Informational Sessions
Cumberland County Schools provides many opportunities at the individual school sites for parent training and assistance.
Sample skill sessions at the school site include but are not limited to:
Contact the school principal, School Improvement Team Chairperson or Parent Facilitator for more information.
Assist in Promoting Student Learning and Academic Success
Our schools can provide many opportunities to assist students with student academic achievement.
Contact the school principal or guidance counselor for more information and opportunities.
Serve as a Parent Volunteer
There are numerous opportunities to serve as a parent volunteer in Cumberland County Schools.
Contact the school principal or teacher for more information or visit the Community Volunteer Services (CVS) Website.
Participate in School Decision-Making and Advocacy
Parents are encouraged to become full partners in the decisions that affect children and families. Cumberland County Schools provide many opportunities at the district level and individual school site for parent advisory involvement.
Contact the school principal, School Improvement Team Chairperson PTA/PTO officers or Parent Facilitator for more information.
Participate as a Community Resource To Strengthen our Schools, Families, and Student Learning
Contact the school principal or the Cumberland County Schools Communication Department at 910.678.2303 for more information..........................................................................................................................................
Published by Angel Hoggard on June 25, 2019
Published by Laurie Pender on August 30, 2018
A report on Board action
Published by Laurie Pender on March 14, 2018
Cumberland County Board of Education
The Cumberland County Board of Education met in regular session on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., in the Central Services Board Room, with the following board members present: Greg West, James McLauchlin, Larry Lancaster, Carrie Sutton, Susan Williams, Michael Boose Alicia Chisolm, and Kim Fisher. (Absent: Macky Hall) Others present were Superintendent Frank Till, Associate Superintendents Tim Kinlaw, Betty Musselwhite, Ron Phipps, Ricky Lopes, Allison Violette, Joseph Locklear and Mary Black; Board Attorney David Phillips; media representative, representatives of the principals association, Ft. Bragg schools liaison, district PTA representative and representatives of the teacher assistants association.
Published by Laurie Pender on December 10, 2014