Ursuline Education Network celebrates it’s thirty-fifth year in 2022. Formerly North American Ursuline Educational Services, UEN began in 1987 as a collaborative effort of Ursuline Congregations to carry their educational tradition into a new millennium. In the spirit of St. Angela Merici, the organization fosters education based on gospel values. It promotes the preservation and development of the Ursuline charism and mission in Ursuline-sponsored schools and other educational settings.
Ursuline Education Network, previously known as Ursuline Educational Services, traces its origins to a proposal that emerged from a meeting of the North American Conference of Ursuline Educators which met in Cleveland in 1989. Ursuline educators had been meeting bi-annually since 1987.
Those Ursuline educators realized that the future of the educational ministry begun by the Ursulines depended on a strong commitment by both Ursulines and their co-workers to the ideals and values of the Ursuline Sisters and the charism of St. Angela Merici...