Walter Bickett Education Center has a full history as part of Union County Public Schools. It has been many things serving as a school for all ages. Currently WBEC is home to NC PreK classrooms and Exceptional Children’s classrooms. These classrooms serve children from ages 3 to 5. The faculty and staff strive to lay a solid educational foundation and a lifelong love of learning. There are also a number of other programs that are housed at WBEC. These programs include the UCPS ESL department, Preschool Speech department, Preschool exceptional children’s testing center, the cosmetology school and the UCPS Day Treatment program. Our school is a busy and thriving place to help the students of UCPS achieve all that they can and we are proud to be a part of this school.