Unveiling a New Mission and Manifesto For Union's School of Education
September 19, 2014 - At the September 8th School of Education faculty meeting, a new Mission Statement as well as a compelling Manifesto Statement were unanimously approved by the faculty. Both documents were then signed by the faculty and framed to be placed on the wall outside the College of Education and Human Studies Office.
August 27, 2014 - Students in the School of Education gathered on Monday, August 25, for a Meet & Greet. Dr. Thomas Rosebrough, Executive Dean of the College of Education and Human Studies, greeted the students and challenged them to become transformational teachers.
During the get-together, the inaugural class of interns shared what they had already learned during the internship with those students who will be entering the internship in the coming years. Th...
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