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Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA)

Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA)


TECTA: Professional development and support for teachers

TECTA offers professional development and support to teachers working with children ages birth to 12 years. Any provider who works with children in a Tennessee licensed and regulated program is eligible for the majority of TECTA services.

TECTA Programs

  • Tecta logoOrientation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) support
  • Administrator Credential support
  • Accreditation Assistance
  • Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN–ELDS) training

TECTA Vision Statement

To provide professional development that nurtures the growth of individuals in a community of learners through an articulated statewide higher education system, resulting in the highest quality early childhood experiences for all of Tennessee's children.

Tennessee State University


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