University School of East Tennessee State University serves a dual function.
The primary function of the school is to help the College of Education at East Tennessee State University achieve its mission of preparing professional educators by:
The second function is to provide a rich and varied curriculum that promotes the continuous academic, social, and emotional growth of each child in grades K-12.
University School and College of Education faculty and administration believe that the two broad functions described above are complementary. When teachers, professors, administrators, and students work collaboratively in the interests of educational excellence, all stakeholders benefit.