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Union University School of Education

Student Organizations


Student Tennessee Education Association

The Frank L. Wells Chapter of the Student Tennessee Education Association (STEA) is composed of education majors and minors who are preparing to teach.

Its purpose is to offer its members all the opportunities, responsibilities, and privileges of the National Education Association and the Tennessee Education Association and to acquaint future teachers with the history, ethics, and program of the organized teaching profession, as well as special projects benefiting students, faculty, administration, area schools, and other members of the community.

Mrs. Melessia Mathis (mmathis@uu,edu) is the student advisor for STEA Chapter-Union University.

The 2012-2013 UU-STEA Executive Board

(l to r) Emily Grove: Secretary, Rebekah Kindt: Historian, Emily Maggard: Member, Mrs. Melessia Mathis: Faculty Advisor, Meghan Reed: Member, Miranda Jackson: Vice President, AlLee Browning: President

Individually and collectively, STEA is one of the nation's largest state affiliates for students preparing to teach. Membership is open to students enrolled in any Tennessee college or University. Through its affiliation with the Tennessee Education Association (TEA) and the National Education Association (NEA), our student program leads tomorrow's teachers to a bright professional future. STEA adds to your formal education by providing life lessons about salaries, contracts, competency testing, evaluation, discipline, certification requirements and more.

Join the 60,000 other students across the nation as part of NEA's student program (NEA-SP) as a member of STEA today. There are over 3 million teachers, education support professionals and students just like you waiting to welcome and support you.