MONROE – The Union County Board of Education voted to extend Superintendent Andrew Houlihan’s contract through June 30, 2023.
The board approved a three-year contract extension on May 7. The original contract approved in August 2016 ended June 2020.
Under Dr. Houlihan’s leadership, Union County Public Schools has received several accolades for work around high-quality instruction, literacy support, college and career readiness initiatives, school safety/social and emotional learning plans and community partnership expansion.
“Union County Public Schools is an incredible school system, and I want to thank the Board of Education, staff, students, teachers, parents and our community for their continued support,” Houlihan said. “I am grateful for the opportunity to work with the best educators in North Carolina, and I am looking forward to building on our successes and staying the course on a model of continuous improvement.”