February 17, 2014 - Faculty from Union University’s School of Education recently participated in a local Chamber of Commerce event to extend appreciation to local educators. Teachers and administrators from the surrounding area attended the event that was held in their honor, obtaining an opportunity to win a door prize and receive free giveaways from area businesses.
School of Education faculty distributed Golden Apple lapel pins to educators in attendance at the event. The pins were just a ...
Union Education School a Top Performer in Tennessee
November 1, 2013 - Union University is one of only three universities in Tennessee cited as “having consistently produced teachers that are outperforming other teachers in the state or are on an upward trend in effectiveness scores,” out of forty-two teacher education programs listed in the evaluation, according to the 2013 Annual Report Card published jointly by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and State Board of Education. Lipscomb University and University of Tennessee, Knoxville were the o...
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