Digital Tools for Students Available Anywhere, Anytime!
CMS Extended Learning Resources
The CMS Student Portal is a one-stop shop for students, teachers and parents to access digital tools. CMS encourages students to use the digital tools described below to increase student engagement and extend learning time.
To access the student portal from anywhere, anytime
Student Portal User Guide (Link opens in a new window)
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First Time Accessing The Parent App
Select "CREATE ACCOUNT" the first time
you access the app.
Once you have created your account,
you can log into the parent app from any device.
Create your account
Select a secure password you can remember and make sure you enter your email address correctly.
CMS will not be able to help you recover your password but you will have an option to have a reset link emailed to you.
Enter student's institution
Enter "cms" in the "studen's institution" field.
Choose Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Enter your student's login and password
Your student's Username is their studentID.
Your student will probably know their password, but if they do not, their teacher can help reset the password and communicate it to you.
Your student's courses
You may not see any courses if the teacher has not published their course for your student to see it.
When courses are available, you will be able to see assignment details such as due dates as well as your student's work submitted for that assignment.
Adding another student
1. Touch the icon in the top right corner
2. Touch the three vertical dots icon (android) or
plus sign (iOS)
3. Choose "Add Student"
4. Follow the previous slides to add your next student
Need a Computer?
The mission of E2D is to ensure that all students have affordable access to essential
at-home technology and digital literacy training to support academic success and
prepare students for college, careers, and beyond.
Check out more information at: E2D.org
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If you wish to purchase a laptop, you may visit:
The E2D CLT Lab South
South Mecklenburg High School
Retail Hours: Mondays 3:15pm to 5:00pm
By Appointment Only!
To book an appointment to purchase a laptop,
click the link: E2D Appointments
Create an account
Make an Appointment
If you wish to purchase more than one laptop,
you must make an appointment for each student individually.
By the end of the week, you will receive an email
-To confirm your appointment day
-Directions with a detailed map
-Contract to Fill Out
You may also contact E2D CLT Lab South at (704) 657-0408.
CMS has partnered with Microsoft and is excited to announce the
Microsoft Student and Staff Advantage Program.
Students and CMS staff are now able to download and install
Microsoft Office 365 (Pro Plus) on their home computers for FREE!
● Installation is available for up to 5 compatible PCs, Macs or tablets
● Outlook for students will be setup using their GAFE (Google Apps For Education) credentials
● Publisher and Access is available on PCs only
● Once a student or staff member leaves the district, their Microsoft Office subscription will end.
Download and Install Here:
Microsoft Office 365
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1. Where it says to "Sign in with your work or school account"
enter your CMS username in the format studentIDemail@example.com
2. Password: Student's Date of Birth (K-3: YYYYMMDD; 4-5: YYMMDD)
1. Staff - Where it says to "Sign in with your work or school account"
enter your full CMS email address including.
2. Password: Your normal CMS password
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
invites you and your child (Age 0-4) to join the
Dolly Parton Imagination Library!
|How it Works:|
|1. Any child age 0-4 is eligible to enroll|
|2. Families must live in Mecklenburg County|
|3. After you register, books will begin arriving at your home within six to nine weeks and will continue to arrive until your child turns 5 or you move out of Mecklenburg County|
|4. Follow the directions below to register online now|
|To REGISTER ONLINE:|
From a mobile device, PC and/or Laptop
|1. Go to http://www.smartstartofmeck.org/programs/dpil/|
|2. Click the Enroll Now|
|3. Register your child following the 4 steps online|
If you have any questions or concerns please contact: