Contact Us: 615.277.1695

TECTA at Tennessee State University

Center of Excellence for Learning Sciences
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd., Box 9500
Nashville, TN 37209
Fax 615-277-1670
Located in the Research and Sponsored Programs Building, Suite 1B


TECTA Staff:

Tracy Harper
Site Coordinator

Stacey Nieman


For additional information involving TECTA at Tennessee State University, please visit the university’s homepage at

Resourceful documents and applications available for download:

TSU Fall 2015 Registration Information

TSU Fall 2015 Orientation Schedule

TSU Fall 2015 Orientation Enrollment Form

TSU Snow Policy

TSU Student Information Form

TSU Orientation Guidelines

TSU Photo/Video Release Form

TSU Grades Release Form


Procedure for enrolling in an Orientation class:

  1. Complete the enrollment request form and fax it to our office by the Registration Deadline. NO late registrations will be accepted!
  2. Note that the orientation TYPE and SITE are indicated on the top of the form; choose only one class per person. Please choose the orientation that is most applicable to the age group with whom you work. Applicants are assigned to a class based on the enrollment profile submitted, if no class is clearly indicated, the enrollment profile will not be considered valid.
  3. To help us successfully enroll you in the class of your choice, make sure that your printing is legible and that you provide a current, personal email address (all correspondence will be conducted via email). You may make copies as needed. Fax a copy of the enrollment request form to the TECTA office at 615-277-1670, and always mail the hard copy after you have faxed a copy. Please mail to: Tennessee State University 3500 John Merritt BLVD., Box 9500 Nashville, TN 37209


Tennessee State University Fall 2015 Orientation

Orientation TypeInstructorLocationRegistration DeadlineDay/ Time
Center Based

(ages 3-5)
Tracy Harper

Melissa Fleck

TSU Avon Williams
330 Tenth Avenue N.
Nashville, TN 37203
July 10Saturdays

8:00 to 2:30

July 18, 25

August 1, 8, 15
Infant Toddler

(birth to 3 years)
Stacey NiemanSumner

Gallatin Church of Christ
134 East Main Street
Gallatin, TN 37066
July 18Saturdays

8:00 to 2:00

July 25

August 1, 8, 15, 22

(Directors/ Asst. Directors)
Melissa FleckDavidson

TSU Avon Williams
330 Tenth Avenue N.
Nashville, TN 37203

The class meets face to face and online.
August 7Saturdays

8:00 to 2:30

Face to face dates

August 22, September 12
October 2
School Age

(For those who pro-vide care for children in before and after school programs)
Stacey NiemanOnlineAugust 24Online

September 14 to November16
Family and Group Home

(For those who pro-vide child care in their homes)
Tracy HarperOnlineAugust 24Online

September 14 to November16

This project is funded through a contract with The Tennessee Department of Human Services and Tennessee State University, Center of Excellence for Learning Sciences.

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