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...
Student Tennessee Education Association (STEA) Promotes Reading at Union’s Family Weekend
October 3, 2013 - Union University recently sponsored its annual Family Weekend on September 27-29, having one of the largest turnouts in recent years. Train and hot air balloon rides, along with a variety of food options, were available to those in attendance.
Union University’s chapter of the Student Tennessee Education Association (STEA) contributed to the event by reading books to children. The STEA members also promoted reading by helping children decorate bookmarks. School of Education faculty welcome...
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 will be determined by NCATE's Unit Accreditation Board and the TN Teacher Education Council in fall 2013. LEARN MORE