photo of Amy Tart

At their August 15 work session, the SCS Board of Education approved the recommendation from SCS Superintendent Dr. Jamie King for a new assistant principal.

Amy Tart will become the new assistant principal of Union Elementary School. She moves into this role with nearly 10 years of experience in education. Tart began her teaching career in 2014 as a Teach for America corps member at Union Intermediate School. Since then she has taught at Hayesville Elementary School in Clay County, NC, Sunset Avenue Elementary in Clinton, NC, and most recently as an intern administrator at L.C. Kerr and Butler Avenue Elementary schools in Clinton, NC.

"We look forward to the teaching and leadership experience Mrs. Tart will bring back to Sampson County Schools. It's a full-circle moment in her career", said Dr. King. 

Tart was the 2018-2019 Sampson County Teacher of the Year and has participated as a co-host of the online interview series program, Tar Heel Teachers at Home since 2018. 

Tart is currently enrolled in the Master of school administration program at Campbell University. She graduated as a teaching fellow from Mars Hill University with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education.