Mrs. Susan Rodgers - Principal

Phone: 704-290-1559


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Mrs. Susan Rodgers - Principal

Mrs. Susan Rodgers is an excited member of the Sun Valley community!  She has resided in Union County for 15 years with her family.  Her daughter attends Western Carolina University where she studies music, and her son is a freshman at Montreat College.


After moving to Charlotte, NC, from Ohio to attend college at UNC-Charlotte, she received a BA in K-6 Education.  Mrs. Rodgers began her teaching career in a 6th grade classroom in Charlotte.  She moved on to teach 5th grade and gifted students for for more years. 

After staying home with her children, she returned to teaching in Union County.  She was a 4th/5th grade classroom teacher for four years at Shiloh Elementary and then moved into the position of Curriculum Specialist.  She coordinated K-5 curriculum in reading and math at Shiloh while supporting teachers for continuous improvement.

In 2011, Mrs. Rodgers was the Curriculum Coordinator for Wingate Elementary in 3-5 Literacy while also being a contributing member of the UCPS Core Curriculum Team.  She focused on differentiating curriculum while growing teachers by implementing professional development to meet the needs and impact Wingate Elementary students.

Mrs. Rodgers sought an administration degree at Wingate University and completed her Masters of Educational Leadership in May 2012.  She became an Assistant Principal at Parkwood Middle School in 2013 where she worked for three years. There she learned the value of communication, collaboration and consistency. 

Upon completing her second year as principal, Mrs. Rodgers has a deep investment and commitment to the students and families of SVES.  She is looking forward to growing the Global Leadership Legacy of SVES for every student so that each child is prepared for the next step with college, career and life readiness in the future!