Educator Preparation

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Tennessee educators must complete an educator preparation program. Prospective teachers can search preparation programs by university/institution or by program type.

The approval of Educator Preparation Programs (EPPs) is governed by state law. View state policies, rules, and information regarding EPP approval.

Educator Preparation Program Approval

EPPs in Tennessee: Review & Approval - Learn more about the process for preparing effective educators.

Educator Preparation Policy and Implementation FAQ

CTE-Approved Educator Preparation Programs

CTE-Approved Occupational License Advancement Programs

Out-of-State and Online Educator Preparation Programs