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About the PEU
What is the Professional Education Unit (PEU)?
The Professional Education Unit is an entity comprised of faculty and staff who apply time and resources to oversee aspects of professional education programs. The PEU is recognized by Central Michigan University as one of many components in the university structure.
"A Professional Education Program is a planned sequence of courses and experiences for the purpose of preparing teachers and other school professionals to work in pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade settings. Programs may lead to a degree, a recommendation for a state license, both, or neither."
How big is the PEU?
The PEU reaches far across campus and includes working relationships with 6 colleges, more than 20 departments and 3 interdisciplinary councils. The Professional Education Unit graduates more than 500 candidates annually in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degree-programs and has more than 250 full and part-time faculty.