PRINCIPAL FOR A DAY
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2024
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
The 2024 Principal for a Day will be Thursday, November 14th. Please join the Waiting List and we will contact you when registration opens.
UCPS Information You Will Need
- School Locations so you can decide where you’d like to participate. We have a very large district so plan your travel time carefully!
- School Directory so you can check out your assigned school and get the phone number.
- Facts and Figures 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!