These items can be sent individually or together, but they will not be acted
upon until all are received. You will be contacted by the Office once
accepted into the program to schedule a telephone appointment
for a Profile
Review. This is an opportunity for the Office to gather
and to make sure all aspects of the program are
understood. It is also an
opportunity for the participants to ask any
questions they may have.
2.2 Do I have to have the program requirements already completed in
order to begin the program?No. When religious educators
program, they work towards fulfilling the requirements of the
level in which
they enter. Requirements do not need to be fulfilled
2.3 Why is this program only centered around religious educators in
The Unitarian Universalist Association is an association of congregations,
ultimate goal of this program is to help congregations
religious education programs. This will occur
primarily through the efforts of
the religious educator in the
congregation. It is also recognized that this
strengthening occurs by
forces outside the congregation, through curricula
program consultants, for example. That is why the program is not
restricted only to those religious educators serving congregations.
2.4 Why can’t very experienced DRE’s just be grand-parented into a
credential?This program, and the awarding of credentials,
on a model in which levels of professionalism require
accountability to specific and objective professional
standards, and that this
accountability goes beyond the congregation.
Experience alone, as essential as
it is, does not fulfill the
requirements of this model.
For more information contact recredentialing @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
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