Union County Public Schools

Union County Public Schools: Talent matters in schools

This is part of a series on innovation in the Union County Public Schools. This article is a continuation of an article about the Partners in Learning Collaborative between UCPS and UNC Charlotte. Professors from the university created a master's program for teachers in Union County tailored to the needs of their students. The collaboration had an impact on the students, the teachers, their professional learning communities, the schools, the professors, and for the future of teacher education in our state and beyond.

About the author

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC and the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research. Mebane attended Irwin Elementary, First Ward Elementary, McClintock Middle, and East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1990 and the UNC School of Law in 1993. At the UNC School of Law, she was a member of the North Carolina Law Review.… Read full bio »