PRINCIPAL FOR A DAY
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2023
Realities | Relationship | Resources
Business and community members are invited to spend a day as the boss, learning about school administration, meeting students and teachers, and making a real impact on education. Principal for a Day is an exclusive opportunity to shadow one of the 53 Union County Public Schools exceptional principals and learn the Realities of being a Principal, build a Relationship, and leverage your personal and business Resources for the benefit of children
- School Locations so you can decide where you’d like to participate. We have a very large district so plan your travel time carefully!
- Schools Directory so you can check out your assigned school and get the phone number. Click "Our Schools" in the upper right.
- Facts and Figures for UCPS so you can be informed about the district and ask good questions.
- Start Times for each school (You may be asked to arrive earlier than 8 AM especially if you select an elementary school.)
Sample Schedule for Principal for a Day
7 AM Get dressed in school colors!
8 AM Arrive at your assigned school (Start times vary greatly. You will arrange this time with your host principal. For example, all elementary schools start at 7:30 AM and you may be asked to arrive by that time or even earlier.)
8-11:30 AM Tour the school, visit classrooms, observe a teacher, have one-on-one time with the principal, attend a faculty meeting–You can tailor your schedule to your interests!
11:30 AM Travel to Rolling Hills Country Club for lunch with other Principal for a Day volunteers, Union County Education Foundation staff and board, Superintendent Dr. Andrew Houlihan, and members of the Board of Education. (if available)
12-1:30 PM Lunch at Rolling Hills Country Club and time to network with other business and education leaders.
Are you ready to step into the shoes of a school principal and experience the thrill of leading and guiding a school community? Then sign up for this once-a-year opportunity to be a Principal for a Day!
On this page, you will find everything you need to participate in the program OR to consider participating in the future. We begin email advertising in August. Be the first to know when registration opens by subscribing to our enews.