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. The future interns were especially impressed that so...
April 30, 2014 - Jason Manuel, an alum of Union University’s Graduate School of Education, was unanimously selected to serve as the first superintendent of the newly formed Germantown Municipal School District. The district is located in the Memphis-area suburb of Germantown, Tennessee. Manuel earned his Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree from Union University in 2009.Superintendent Manuel credits his graduate work at Union University for teaching him about the importance of servant leadership and rela... 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