Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA)

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

TECTA programs:

TECTA can be contacted by email, tecta at southwest.tn.edu, or by regular mail at:

Southwest Tennessee Community College
TECTA Office
P.O. Box 780
Memphis, TN 38101

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 Department of Human Services

TECTA at Southwest is funded by Center of Excellence for Learning Sciences at Tennessee State University through a contract with the Department of Human Services.

Last updated: November 10, 2014