Office of Charter Schools Directory

Mailing Address: 
Office of Charter Schools 
6307 Mail Service Center 
Raleigh, NC 27699-6307

Physical Address: 
Department of Public Instruction 
301 N Wilmington Street 
Raleigh, NC 27601-2825

Please note that sending us an email is ideal.  Clicking the link on our names will bring up an automatic email prompt. Thank you!


Main: 984.236.2700

Please direct general inquiries to the main number above or contact

Office of Charter Schools Staff

Ashley Baquero, Director of NC OCS - 984.236.2708

Name Email Phone Area
Jenna Cook 984.236.2707 Accountability; Renewals
Melanie Rackley 984.236.2712 Authorizing; New School Applications
Natasha Norins (984) 236-2702 External Support;
RTO/Planning Year
Brandi Gill 984 236-2705 Stakeholder Support, School Improvement, and Risk Assessment
Joseph Letterio M. 984.236.2703 Performance Framework, Communications & Data
Julie Whetzel 984.236.2701 Authorizing and External Support
Megan Carter 984-236-2711 School Improvement, Performance Framework, and Renewals
Nicky Niewinski 984-236-2709 School Improvement, SBE/CSRB, and Amendments
Barbara O’Neal 984.236.2706 NC ACCESS Program Administrator
Davida Robinson 984.236.2878 NC ACCESS Program Manager

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