Mr. Cole Hurst was named principal of Shiloh Valley Elementary School, effective July 1, 2021.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Hurst fulfilled the role of assistant principal of Shiloh Valley Elementary School. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and a Masters of Educational Leadership from Wingate University. He has been working in Union County Public Schools for eight years as a teacher and an assistant principal in the Sun Valley Cluster for the past three years.
As Union County graduate himself, Mr. Hurst fully supports Shiloh Valley’s vision to help prepare students to become #FutureReady in a globally diverse world. He is very excited to be in this position and elated to bring his skills as an educational leader to the school. He is looking forward to working with you as a partner in education to ensure your child’s success for the 2021-22 school year.
His wife, two beautiful daughters, and two dogs keep his life entertaining when he is at home.
Our Mission...#BetterTogetherto be #EmpowerED and #FutureReady
Mrs. Griffin grew up in Bayport, New York and graduated from SUNY College at Cortland with her Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education (1999) then her Masters of Education in Reading (K-12) in 2000. She moved to North Carolina a few weeks after she graduated and she started teaching in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Mrs. Griffin then attended UNC Charlotte and received her Post Graduate Certification in Administration.
After nine years in CMS, she moved to teaching in Union County Public Schools at Rocky River Elementary School. She has worked in several elementary schools as a teacher and curriculum coordinator. She was blessed with an opportunity to become an assistant principal at the Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle School in December of 2015.
She has three wonderfully energetic children who attend New Town Elementary School. Her son Nate is the oldest and her twins, Isabelle and Jackson are 18 months younger than Nate. They make her days busy and fun!
“…there will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes, but with hard work, there are no limits” – Alan Abrahamson