4.1 What does this Committee do?
The Religious Education
Credentialing Committee (RECC) is a Standing Committee of the Unitarian Universalist
Association (UUA). It is responsible for all aspects of the Religious Education
Credentialing program. As such:
4.2 Who serves on the Committee?
The Religious Education Credentialing Committee is appointed by the
Board of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Members represent
various perspectives and aspects of congregational life.
A listing of current members of the Committee can be
found on the RECC Members of the Committee page in the
Governance section of the website.
4.3 What happens at the evaluative interview with the
After introductions are made, a candidate conducts a
brief element of worship and then gives a short presentation.
When the presentation is concluded, the interview begins. The
Education Credentialing Committee begins by asking a question
chosen by the
candidate, and for which the candidate has a prepared response.
This is followed by
a series of questions to the candidate from the Committee members.
questions may have been prompted by the candidate’s
portfolio or presentation or
may be general questions related to religious education leadership in a
Unitarian Universalist context.
When the Committee is done with their questions,
the candidate is excused to the waiting area while the Committee
their decision whether to award a credential to candidate and whether
contingencies are associated with the award. At the conclusion of the
deliberation, the candidate is invited back into the meeting space and is
notified of the Committee's decision.
For more information contact recredentialing @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
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