"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

Wed October 22, 2014


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UCPS Now is a show that will showcase Union County Public Schools staff, students and schools.
This month’s show will give you a chance to meet the Forest Hills High School senior who was the first recipient of the John H. Crowder Service Award, and a closer look at two UCPS academies that promise to make our world a safer place – Piedmont and Sun Valley high schools Public Safety Academies.
UCPS Now is produced by the Union County Public Schools Communications Office. We hope you enjoy our show.

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Superintendent's Student Advisory Council holds first meeting

Dr. Mary Ellis held her first Superintendent’s Student Advisory meeting Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, bringing about 60 students from the county’s 11 high schools to serve in an advisory capacity to the superintendent. Students will meet once a quarter, sharing their concerns and perspectives on improving the high school experience. Their task is to offer insight about the school system and educational issues from a student’s perspective.

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NCIDA holds dyslexia workshops for UCPS teachers

Reading disabilities are common among some of our students in Union County Public Schools. As the Exceptional Children’s (EC) Department strives to provide the correct programming for these students, among other disabilities, dyslexia is quickly coming to the forefront as the underlying reason for many of these struggling readers. In effort to address these students’ needs sufficiently, last spring UCPS’s EC Department reached out to the North Carolina Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (NCIDA). Dr. Linda Stedje-Larsen, Director of Disability Support Services at Wingate University and the president of NCIDA , has offered more than a helping hand to support our school system. Along with other NCIDA board members, the association provided an Outreach Workshop to UCPS on Oct. 10, 2014,

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