Department of Teacher Education

The School of Education provides quality programs designed on foundational precepts of competence, character, and compassion to prepare individuals for service and leadership in their local communities. Students of the program will be equipped to give children and youth the learning tools to make positive life choices.


We value the approval of Tennessee's State Board of Education and our national accreditation through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Trevecca Nazarene University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Trevecca Nazarene University.

Normal inquiries about Trevecca Nazarene University such as admissions, financial aid, and educational programs should be addressed directly to the University and not to the Office of the Commission on Colleges. Interested constituents should contact the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools only if there is significant evidence for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

If you have any questions about our accreditation, feel free to contact the School of Education's Office of Accreditation, Assessment, and Continuing Education.