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Superintendent's Message


Welcome to the Union County Educational Services Commission!

With great pleasure, I extend a warm welcome to our students, parents, educators, and community members. As the Superintendent of UCESC, I am dedicated to fostering an environment where every student has the opportunity to thrive, learn, and succeed.

Our mission is rooted in a commitment to excellence in education. We strive to provide innovative educational solutions to support school districts in Union County and benefit all 21st-century learners. We believe in the power of education to transform lives and shape a brighter future.

At UCESC, we stand by certain core values. We believe in the limitless potential of every student, and we are committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environment where that potential can flourish. Our dedicated staff pride themselves in ensuring:

**Every Student's Right to Learn:** We firmly believe that all students possess the innate right and capability to learn. We ensure that every student's unique potential is unlocked through tailored approaches and dedicated support.

**Safe and Nurturing Environment:** Students deserve an environment where they can learn, grow, and flourish. We are committed to providing a safe, positive, nurturing, and supportive educational space that nurtures both academic and personal development.

**Empowering Future Citizens:** We are convinced that each student has the capacity to develop the skills necessary to become active and productive members of society. By imparting essential life skills, we pave the way for responsible citizenship.

**Lifelong Learning:** Building upon successes lays the foundation for a lifelong journey of learning. We emphasize the importance of fostering successful experiences that inspire a passion for continuous learning.

**Specialized Learning for All:** We recognize the diversity of learners and the necessity for specialized approaches. Our commitment to offering highly specialized learning programs and environments ensures that every student's unique needs are met.

**Dynamic Evolution:** In a rapidly evolving educational landscape, we embrace change as an opportunity to serve our students better. By forging partnerships between home, school, and communities at various levels, we adapt to the evolving needs of students on local, state, and national scales.

**Innovative Solutions:** The UCESC exists as a beacon of innovation. Our purpose is to provide forward-thinking solutions that cater to the demands of the 21st-century student in an efficient and effective manner.

As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of education, we remain focused on innovation. We are dedicated to staying at the forefront of educational practices and technologies, ensuring that our students are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Our team of passionate educators is driven by the shared goal of empowering our students to become lifelong learners and responsible global citizens.

I invite you to explore our website to learn more about our district's initiatives, programs, and achievements. Whether you are a student, a parent, or a community member, your involvement is crucial to our shared success. 

Warm regards,


Carrie M. Dattilo

Superintendent of Schools