Educational Opportunities

Tennessee Technological University and the Tennessee Board of Regents are committed to the need for the continued professional growth and development of employees. Support for educational assistance of personnel and their dependents is an important vehicle for addressing that need. These programs are available subject to funds being budgeted and available within the institution. The Human Resources Office is responsible for the administration of the various programs with the exception of the two programs offered to general state employees and the pdf_icon_smdependents of licensed teachers and pdf_icon_smstate employees . Exceptions to the provisions of the programs can be made upon recommendation of the President and approval by the Chancellor.

Types of Support for Educational Assistance

There are nine (9) programs by which the University may provide for personnel to further their formal education. The programs are:

Tennessee Board of Regents retirees may participate in programs 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 2.7 above. Guidelines and/or restrictions that may apply are listed in each program.

Personnel assigned by the military to the institutions through an agreement are eligible to participate in programs 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 2.7.

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