College of Agriculture & Human Ecology


Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA)

The TECTA program offers child care providers and administrators orientations and academic degree courses related to early childhood care and education. In addition, the staff mentors and advises child care providers and child care facilities administrators. TECTA is funded through Tennessee State University by the Tennessee Department of Human Services. 

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Melinda Anderson
  • Program Manager: Darcey Neyman