Equity Advisory Council and the Office of Equity and Inclusion

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District has a long-standing awareness of the importance of creating an equitable learning environment for all students and staff and developing collaborative partnerships with families and stakeholders that represent our diverse community. The Office of Equity and Inclusion will work to eliminate inequities by disrupting systems that have historically marginalized students through student empowerment and district support.

Gifted Program Advisory Council

The next meeting of GPAC will be held on September 21, 2021.

GPAC Purpose

To advocate for students who need differentiated approaches for advanced instruction in order to meet their academic and intellectual needs.

  • To improve the overall quality of gifted programming for students in K-12.

  • To foster clear and constructive communications among parents, schools, and the school district.

GPAC Function

  • To provide direct support for implementation of the focus practices of the 2019-2022 Plan Cycle.

  • To provide feedback to the parent and educational communities regarding the status and implementation of gifted programming at respective schools.

  • To recommend strategies for improving services and opportunities to students in K-12.

  • To serve as a liaison for sharing of programmatic successes and constructive feedback among the district, school and parent groups in our community.

Special Needs Advisory Council

The Special Needs Advisory Council (SNAC) strives to represent the interests of Exceptional Children (EC) students, with the goal of helping to improve the educational experience of EC students and promote inclusion and awareness to benefit all students in the CHCCS district. A full discussion of SNAC, including its purpose, meeting calendar, and Bylaws, are found at

Tuesday, November 9, 6:00-7:30 PM

Zoom virtual meeting

Meeting ID: 920 2270 7578

Passcode: 182439

Special Needs Advisory Council (SNAC)

Please join us for the November SNAC meeting. There will be a SNAC leadership update and a parent listening session with the SNAC Leadership Team to solicit input on advocacy topics including: curriculum, behavior support, social emotional learning, executive functioning (skills for organization, focus, and task completion), IEPs and compliance, and staffing. Please note a recording of this event will not be available following the meeting to protect confidentiality and privacy. Everyone is welcome!

Previous Meeting:

October Presentation and Recording on the SNAC Website

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