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Union University School of Education Alum Serves as First Superintendent - Germantown

April 30, 2014 - Jason Manuel, an alum of Union University’s Graduate School of Education, was unanimously selected to serve as the first superintendent of the newly formed Germantown Municipal School District. The district is located in the Memphis-area suburb of Germantown, Tennessee. Manuel earned his Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree from Union University in 2009.

 Superintendent Manuel credits his graduate work at Union University for teaching him about the importance of servant leadership and rela... READ MORE

Secretary of State visits Hendersonville

March 18, 2014 - Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett visited Union University’s Hendersonville, TN campus today to learn about the work that is being accomplished as a part of Union’s presence in middle Tennessee. Hargett was provided a tour of Union’s Hendersonville, TN campus, as well as given an opportunity to meet and interact with faculty and staff on the campus.

  The faculty and staff at Union University’s Hendersonville campus found the Secretary of State to be very p... READ MORE




National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) first approved Union's Professional Education Unit at both the initial and advanced levels in 2000. This national accreditation supported the unit's state approval that had stood since the mid-1950's. In March 2013 the NCATE and State boards of examiners visited Union's campus for the purpose of confirming facts stated in the Unit's Institutional Report and exhibits. The decision for reaffirmation by both NCATE and the State were determined by NCATE's Unit Accreditation Board and the Tennessee Teacher Education Council fall 2013. This reaffirmation is effective until spring 2020. LEARN MORE