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Dr. Charles Foust
Dr. Charles Foust is the Chief School Performance Officer for Union County Public Schools (UCPS).
Before coming to UCPS, Dr. Foust was a School Support Officer for Houston Independent School District. In his role, he coached and mentored principals as well as managed programs that improved math and reading, reduced retentions and dropouts while increasing graduates, and increased the number of effective teachers.
Dr. Foust also served as principal at Fondren Middle School in Houston and Brooks Global Studies in Guilford County, assistant principal at Southeast Middle and Hampton Academy Elementary schools, and curriculum facilitator at Southwest Guilford High School. He also has several years of experience in the classroom, having taught at Guilford Technical Community College and as a fourth- and fifth-grade teacher with Guilford County Schools and Danville Public Schools.
Dr. Foust received a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a master’s degree in Instructional Technology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, a master’s degree in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a doctoral degree in Professional Leadership from the University of Houston.