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The Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) has operated for more than 25 years with the purpose of training and educating the Tennessee early childhood workforce. TECTA has removed barriers to postsecondary educational attainment for its students by specifically addressing issues of locality and affordability. This paper provides an explicit look at the factors and processes behind these promising practices for Tennessee’s early childhood workforce.

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