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One week. Five events. 

During National Education week in November, BizEd celebrates the excellent public education that we all enjoy in Union County and offers business and community leaders ways to connect with schools.

Principal for a Day-Choose one of the following three mornings 

  • Monday, November 13, 8-12 pm
  • Tuesday, November 14, 8-12 pm
  • Wednesday, November 15, 8-11:30 am *Note the shorter time frame for Wednesday’s program to allow travel time to the Get ConnectEd Lunch

Shadow one of the 53 Union County Public Schools exceptional principals for the morning. You can tailor your schedule to your interests, see the inner workings of the school, and connect with students and staff.  Click here to register and read what past participants had to say about their experience.

Get ConnectEd Lunch

Wednesday, November 15, Noon-1:30 pm– All Principal for a Day volunteers and principals join together on Wednesday for lunch to share about their experiences, hear from Superintendent Dr. Andrew Houlihan, and learn ways to stay connected with UCPS. Location: South Piedmont Community College

BizEd breakfast

Thursday, November 16, 7:30 am – This is your chance to give to this good work! Hear from teachers who have received LIFT* grants, network with business and community leaders, and make an investment in public school teachers and students.  (*Leadership and Innovation Funding for Teachers) Location: Carolinas HealthCare System Union, Women and Children’s Center. 

Click here to purchase an individual ticket.

Click here to sponsor a table.

Trip of a Lifetime!

From September 27 through the BizEd Breakfast on Thursday, November 16th we will be selling $100 tickets for an entry into a Trip of a Lifetime to Italy, Napa Valley OR New York City. You get to select which trip you’d prefer if you win. There will be only ONE winner who will be chosen at the BizEd Breakfast. (you do NOT have to be present to win) Click here for detailed trip descriptions and the fine print. BUY A TICKET HERE!

Venue Sponsor for 2017 BizEd Breakfast:


2017 Principal for a Day Program Sponsors:



Get ConnectEd Lunch Sponsor: