Did you know UCPS recently set a five-year record under the state's School Performance Grade model?

From a historic increase in the number of schools that earned a grade of an A or B to significant gains in academic growth, UCPS is continually raising the bar on academic excellence in our school system.

Click the link below to view an interactive, scrolling presentation featuring highlights of the UCPS 2018-19 Accountability Report and learn more about how UCPS instructional practices are providing an environment where all students can learn and grow.

Also, don't forget that you can click on the Facebook and Twitter icons below to share the news about our accountability results!
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EmpowerED Family Portal
With the new school year underway, now is the time to visit our EmpowerED Family Portal!

Whether your student is in kindergarten or 12th grade, you can visit the EmpowerED Family Portal to find digital resources to support their learning, answers to your frequently asked questions about teaching and learning, helpful apps and tutorials for parents as well as links to supplemental resources for additional practice and review of various topics discussed in class.

Click on the link below to get started!
Here is how you can help your student prepare for college
Get ready to mark your calendar: The College Readiness Department is rolling out its new College Readiness Parent Series this fall.

Click the link below to learn more or register for sessions happening during the next few months, including Getting Ready for College, College Recruiting for Athletes, College Entrance Exams 101, Paying for College and more!
Have you visited the new Career Readiness website?
This school year, the UCPS Career Readiness department launched a new website! Now, it's easier than ever to explore career pathways and academies available at schools throughout the district. There are also detailed descriptions about each course to help your student easily identify which path best fits them and their interests.

Click the link below to visit the Career Readiness website and help your student find their path today!
In Case You Missed It
School Spotlight
For more than a decade, Sun Valley and Shiloh elementary schools were two very distinct schools despite sitting next to each other on the same property.
But that all changed six months ago when then-Sun Valley Elementary Principal Dr. Susan Rodgers and then-Shiloh Elementary Principal Scott Spencer presented an ambitious vision to UCPS leadership: one school with two separate campuses.
Click the link below to learn more about Shiloh Valley Primary and Elementary's road from a dream to reality.
Mark Your Calendar
9 a.m. - noon, Saturday, Sept. 14
Union County Public Library - Monroe
316 E. Windsor Street, Monroe

Teacher Workday: All Schools
Monday, Sept. 30

11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5
Cuthbertson High
1400 Cuthbertson Road, Waxhaw
(Registration is required. Click here to register.)

Early Release: Traditional & Year-Round Schools
Tuesday, Oct. 8

Teacher Workday: All Schools
Wednesday, Oct. 9
Did U Know?
UCPS has a districtwide focus on social and emotional learning and is committed to being proactive when students are in crisis or need emotional support.

That's why our Student Support Services department is now on social media to provide UCPS families with resources, articles and information about events designed to help promote the physical, social and emotional well-being of our students, families and community.

Spread the word and click the links below to follow them on Facebook and Twitter today.