Community Outreach Programs

The College of Education, working in collaboration with regional organizations, public schools, community groups, and the university, provides a range of outreach and engaging programs.

Elinor Ross CDF Freedom School

The Elinor Ross CDF Freedom School is part of the Children's Defense Fund Freedom School initiative. The program is a free, six-week literacy and cultural enrichment program for 1st to 5th grade students.

P-16 Partnership

The P-16 Partnership is conducted by the College of Education collaborating with Putnam Co. Schools, IMPACT, Tech’s College of Business and Office of Intercultural Affairs, TN Chapter of the National Assoc. for Multicultural Education, and the Cookeville-Putnam Co. Chamber of Commerce promoting educational events, mentorship, and workshops.

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Since 2016, the BRIDGES Early Intervention Resource Agency has helped support families, caregivers, and children with special needs from birth to age three. 

The agency works with the Tennessee Early Intervention System, a division of the Tennessee Dept. of Education, serving counties in the Upper Cumberland. How can we help you?

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