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Let's Catch Up! The School of Education at Union University would like to catch up with our Master's, Specialists, and Doctoral alumni. Please contact Dr. Nancy Easley today at neasley@uu.edu to let us know what you're up to.

Recent News

Union Education Professors To Facilitate Math Training For Humboldt Teachers

January 19, 2015 - Union Education Professors Will Facilitate Math Learning For K-8 Teachers and Administrators as a Result of $260,000 Grant Received by Humboldt City Schools.

 Members of the Humboldt City Schools Curriculum Team, including Dr. Versie Hamlett, Michelle Lewis, Jennifer Roten, and Diane Hammond have secured a grant in excess of a quarter million dollars for their school system. The grant will be used to train teach... READ MORE

Education Mourns the Death of Founding Dean, Dr. Benny Tucker

November 20, 2014 - The College of Education and Human Studies is sad to announce the passing of its founding dean, Dr. Benny Tucker. Tucker died on November 18, 2014 in Jackson, TN. Tucker was a Professor Emeritus at Union University, having previously served as the founding dean of Union’s School of Education and Human Studies. Tucker had led the development and implementation of graduate studies at Union.  Dr. Tucker was the author of scores of books and ... 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