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"I am incredibly grateful for the positive evaluation and support of the School Board. I want to express my heartfelt appreciation to the School Board members for their thorough evaluation and for recognizing the collective efforts of everyone involved. Your support and guidance have been invaluable in our journey to inspire the champion within each student. Together, we have strived to create an environment that fosters academic excellence, personal growth, and a sense of community while instilling a belief in everyone’s potential.

Our mission of inspiring the champion within is at the core of everything we do. We believe that every student has unique strengths, talents, and abilities waiting to be discovered and nurtured. We are committed to providing a supportive learning environment that empowers each student to unleash their full potential, both academically and personally.

Once again, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to the School Board for their confidence in our work. We are excited about the future as we continue to inspire the champion within every student and make a lasting difference in their lives."


Patricia L. Sheffer, Superintendent

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Patricia L. Sheffer, Superintendent of Union County Public Schools

UCPS Community,  

Welcome to the 2022- 2023 school year!  We are so excited about the beginning of this school year! We look forward to a year of making the ordinary moments of our days extraordinary. We are blessed to serve a wonderful and supportive community.  


We are ready to dive into teaching and learning in meaningful ways that inspire the champion within each and every student.  We look to create moments for our students that provide elevation, insight, pride, and connection.  


In a time of increased needs in our schools and community, we look to create moments that spark positive emotion. I look forward to seeing how many great experiences we share with each other this year!  

Leading onward and upward, 


Patricia Sheffer