Alignment SW Charlotte

Who We Are....

Alignment Southwest – Charlotte is a collaboration of businesses, the faith community and schools to improve the education of students in Steele Creek and to help with economic and social mobility.  

ASWC supports the 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and Olympic and Palisades High Schools in the Steele Creek community.

CMS SCHOOLS IN SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE

Berewick Elementary

5910 Dixie River Road
Charlotte, NC 28278
Courier # 369
P: 980-344-1010 | F: 980-343-1837
Principal: Mojdeh Henderson
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Grades: K-5

River Gate Elementary

15340 Smith Road
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier # 590
P: 980-344-1000 | F: 980-343-1836
Principal: Terri I. Cooper, Ed.D.
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Grades: K-5

Winget Park
Elementary

12235 Winget Road
Charlotte, NC 28278
P: 980-343-1063 | F: 980-343-1062
Principal: Rick Mohrien
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM – 4:15 PM
Grades: K-5

Olympic High School

4301 Sandy Porter Road; Suite
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier # 694
P: 980-343-1101 | F: 980-343-1105
Principal: Erik M. Olejarczyk
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM – 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-12

Lake Wylie Elementary

13620 Erwin Road
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier # 436
P: 980-343-3680 | F: 980-343-3719
Principal: Jigna Patel
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:45 AM – 3:45 PM
Grades: PreK-5

South Pine Academy

2541 Sandy Porter Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier # 483
P: 980-343-0765 | F: 980-343-0766
Principal: Dianna Newman
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Grades: Pre-K – 4

Kennedy Middle School

4000 Gallant Lane
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier # 434
P: 980-343-5540 | F: 980-343-5412
Principal: Kevin Sudimack
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM – 4:15 PM
Grades: 6-8

Palisades High School

14947 York Rd
Charlotte, NC 28278
Courier # 370
Principal: Erik Olejarczyk
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM – 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-11

Palisades Park
Elementary

15321 York Road
Charlotte, NC 28278
Courier # 493
P: 980-343-9895 | F: 980-343-2453
Principal: Gina O’Hare
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Grades: K-5

Steele Creek
Elementary

4100 Gallant Lane
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier # 549
P: 980-343-3810 | F: 980-343-3814
Principal: Karen Dozier
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 7:45 AM – 2:45 PM
Grades: K-5

Southwest Middle School

13624 Steele Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier # 538
P: 980-343-5006 | F: 980-343-3239
Principal: Merita Little
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Grades: 6-8

How You Can Help

– Participate in career fairs, classroom presentations, and career speed dating.
– Invite students into your business with tours and/or job shadowing.
– Mentor or tutor a student.
– Participate in round table discussions with school leaders.
– Donate to teacher classroom grants; school supplies, and career-related equipment.
– Provide internships or apprenticeships to students.
– Submit a career exploration video or post a job for teens at https://career-snapshots.com.
Please email jeanne@alignmentswc.org for more information.

THE ARROWOOD BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
FOUNDING SPONSOR

The Arrowood Business Association is a nonprofit, philanthropic organization whose members are businesses located within the Steele Creek area as well as Greater Charlotte. 

Our purpose is to encourage partnerships among members, improve the areas work environment through active participation within the community and provide educational resources to the schools in the Steele Creek community.

CAREER EXPLORATION WORKSHOPS

There are many career pathways and options available and we may not always know which is the best path for us to take. The Career Exploration Workshops are designed specifically for elementary and middle school students to learn about career options and discover new opportunities so that they can dive into their future ahead of the game!

Video resources

Located below are videos parents, teachers, and students can use to learn about the different career pathways.