Accreditations & Initiatives

College of Education Accreditations
Tennessee Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS)


The College of Education at Tennessee Tech University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (CAEP) (formerly NCATE), Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20036, phone: (202) 466-7496.

Accreditation Acronyms
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Additional Initiatives:


TTU's College of Education is taking part in the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Ready2Teach program. The primary goals of the Ready2Teach Initiative are to:


TTU's College of Education is working with Tk20, a comprehensive data and reporting system that will improve our processes, manage candidate transition points, and track key assessments in program coursework.

Expect More, Achieve More

Expect More, Achieve More: The coalition is a statewide alliance of business, community, and education organizations in Tennessee that supports high academic standards in public education. The coalition's goal is to build statewide and local engagement, support, and awareness of Tennessee's efforts to raise the bar in the classroom so that every student graduates high school prepared for college and the workforce.