Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions concerning the Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) program are listed below.

  1. When will TECTA mail out the Orientation schedule?
  2. How many times can I take an Orientation?
  3. How do I find a make up date for an Orientation module?
  4. What do I need to do to get a TECTA scholarship?

Q: When will TECTA mail out the Orientation schedule?

A: The schedules are mailed out the first week of July, the first week of December and the first week of May.

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Q: How many times can I take an Orientation?

A: For TECTA you only need to take the Orientation once. You can only take the same type Orientation every 3 years. You can take different types of Orientations as often as you would like. However, we recommend you move on to college coursework once you have completed an Orientation.

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Q: How do I find a make up date for an Orientation module?

A: Contact the TECTA office at 901-333-5541.

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Q: What do I need to do to get a TECTA scholarship?

A: The eligibility requirements are: work in child care and have attended a TECTA Orientation. If you meet the eligibility requirements, register for course and complete the TECTA Financial Support Packet.

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