Strategic Planning Meetings
Union County Public Schools is updating its Strategic Plan and would like input from staff, parents, students and community members. The district will hold three sessions (April 25-27) to discuss long term outcomes and goals for UCPS. Participants will be asked to weigh in on strategic themes related to academic programming, parent/community engagement and college and career readiness.
Click here for the meeting schedule.
UCPS Golf Tournament
The fifth annual UCPS Golf Tournament will be held May 12 at the Monroe Country Club. The tournament supports the Union County Education Foundation. Proceeds will benefit students and teachers in Union County Public Schools. Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorships are available. Click here for additional details about the tournament.
Dual language, which is instruction taught in both English and a second language, is thriving at Unionville Elementary School. It’s been so successful, it’s gotten the attention of legislators and the state superintendent. State Rep. Craig Horn and State Superintendent Mark Johnson visited the school after hearing about the success of its dual language program. They both toured the classrooms seeing first-hand the success of the program.
This year’s Union County Public Schools teacher of the year is known for her passion for teaching, her love of her students and considered by her colleagues to be the embodiment of a great teacher. Western Union Elementary teacher Amanda Stinchcomb was chosen as the 2017-18 UCPS Teacher of the Year during Thursday's (April 20, 2017) annual banquet.
An eighth grader from Porter Ridge Middle School, Dylan Beckham, walked away with the district championship title during the annual Union County Middle School Math 24 competition held at Piedmont Middle School on April 5.
Union County Public Schools will name its 2017 Teacher of the Year Thursday in an annual event that has honored the top educators in the district for the past two decades. Twenty-three years ago, the newly formed Union County Public Schools crowned its very first Teacher of the Year – Barbara Coleman, a third-grade teacher at Wingate Elementary School. This is her story.