Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Stephanie McManus
Dr. Stephanie McManus serves as principal of Union County Early College and previously served as principal of Parkwood High School and as the founding principal of Poplin Elementary School. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Literature, Language Arts, and Education from the University of North Carolina. She received her Master of School Administration and Curriculum and Instruction Specialist degree through the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and received her Education Specialist and Doctoral degrees from Wingate University.
Dr. McManus has also served in various other roles within Union County Public Schools including principal of the Wolfe School, assistant principal, Summer School Director, Curriculum Coordinator, and classroom teacher.
Dr. McManus, her husband, and their two children live in Monroe.