Dr. Cindy Croffut is in her first year as principal of Rea View Elementary School. Dr. Croffut began her professional career as an elementary teacher and Reading Recovery teacher. She and her family moved to Union County in 2003, where she served as an assistant principal at Union Elementary. Since 2003, she has served as the principal of Union Elementary, Sandy Ridge Elementary, UCPS Director of Elementary Education and, most recently, principal of East Union Middle.
Dr. Croffut received her bachelor’s degree from Lee University and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Alabama. In 2016, she received her Doctorate in Education from Wingate University.
Dr. Croffut resides in Union County. She and her husband have three children, two of which are also educators in Union County Public Schools.
Mrs. Jessica Santana is in her first year as assistant principal of Rea View Elementary. She began her teaching career in 2006. She has served in Union County Public Schools for 14 years as a teacher, both in regular and special classrooms, and as a Literacy Teacher Specialist.
Mrs. Santana is originally from New York where she received her bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s College in Regular and Special Education in 2006. She went on to obtain a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix in Early Childhood Education in 2009. In 2018, she graduated with a master’s degree from Queens University of Charlotte in Educational Leadership.
Mrs. Santana currently resides in Union County with her family. Her husband also teaches for UCPS and both of her children attend UCPS schools. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially listening to her son play the guitar and cheering her daughter on at dance competitions.