Principal's Message

Greetings McCoy Jet Families!

Eric UngerMeet your Principal:
Eric Unger holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership. He has over 20 years of experience with Orange County Public Schools. Mr. Unger began his career as a fourth and fifth grade teacher at Conway Elementary. He spent many years in the classroom until he was promoted to Dean of Students. As the Dean of Students at both Conway Elementary and eventually Lake George Elementary, Mr. Unger mentored at-risk students and supported the evolution of school-wide interventions to guide all students to success. In 2016, he became the assistant principal of McCoy Elementary where he served the community for the five years. In 2021 Mr. Unger became the principal of McCoy Elementary and what a phenomenal first year he had. 

For the first time in nearly a decade McCoy Jets raised the school letter grade to a proud B! Mr. Unger is convinced that the school's success is a reflection of the teachers, students, staff, and the community's diligent efforts to AIM HIGH AND FLY HIGHER! Mr. Unger believes that education is a collaborative effort and is committed to building strong relationships with parents, teachers, and community members to surround students with a network of support. He is an uncompromising advocate for educational opportunities that are creative, innovative, and rigorous. He leads teachers to build classrooms where children are challenged, encouraged, and engaged.

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