About Community Schools

The Community Schools Mission

CHCCS After School studentsThe district's Community Schools Programs provide safe, high quality, licensed school-age care that leads children towards independence by stimulating social, emotional, intellectual and physical development through age-appropriate enrichment and recreational activities.

Our Credentials

  • Each After-School program is dedicated to providing quality school-age care and uses the National AfterSchool Association Standards for Quality School-Age Care as a guideline.
  • Each After-School program is licensed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development and holds a five star-rated license.
  • Site Directors are generally experienced in child care, elementary education, recreational programming and program administration.
  • Group Leaders have experience working with groups of children in recreational or educational settings.
  • Staff members receive training in the areas of BSAC (Basic School-Age Care), child development, PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Support), program planning, recognition of abuse or neglect, CPR, Standard First Aid, and Playground Safety.

Community Schools Leadership

Scott Fearrington, Director of Community Schools