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TECTA at APSU is a department within the Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education.

The office is located in the Sexton Building, (637 North 8th Street), on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

TECTA at APSU serves the following counties: Dickson, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Lawrence, Lewis, Maury, Montgomery, Perry, Stewart and Wayne.   

Who Is Eligible?

All Tennessee residents who are employed in a licensed family or group home, or licensed childcare center in Tennessee are eligible to participate. (You must work in the state of Tennessee.)

TECTA Career Lattice

Click here for TECTA's Professional Development Plan

TECTA Mission Statement

To expand opportunities for early childhood professionals through career development and higher education support.

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.