College of Education
Enjoy Educating Others?
Apply your passion for helping people learn, grow, and reach their full potential as you prepare for a rewarding career as a professional educator.
Choose from the excellent programs in the College of Education at Tennessee State University to gain the knowledge and practical, hands-on skills in teaching, advising, multicultural awareness, research, and public service that allow you to become an exceptional teacher, counselor, psychologist, or education administrator.
The College offers services through its Office of Teacher Education and Student Services to assist licensure candidates with the state requirements of becoming a credentialed practitioner. The College requires successful completion of the appropriate PRAXIS II test prior to Residency II (student teaching semester). 100% of Tennessee State University graduates enrolled in the teacher certification programs pass the PRAXIS II exam (or exams) that are appropriate for their type of teacher certification.
Take advantage of the Curriculum Laboratory that houses instructional materials and other teacher education resources, as well as the Office of Teacher Education and Student Services and the Center for Career and Technical Education.
Learn more about College of Education and its three (3) exemplary departments:
||Dr. Trinetia Respress
Office: 103 Clay Hall
Phone: (615) 963-5450
||Dr. James Campbell
Office: 303 Clay Hall
Phone: (615) 963-5141
Teaching & Learning
||Dr. Nicole Kendall
Office: 203 Clay Hall
Phone: (615) 963-5465
You’ll benefit from our strong academics, outstanding faculty, supportive staff, and top-notch facilities for teaching and learning as you make yourself at home within TSU’s exciting and diverse educational community.
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Visit us and see the campus,
learn more about life in Nashville,
and discover the heart of our exciting TSU Tiger community.
Apply for admission, request information, or contact Tennessee State University today.
Heraldo Richards, Ph.D.
118 Clay Hall Education Building