College of Education Student Success Center


  • Mental, Emotional, & Physical Health & Wellbeing
  • Academic Resources
  • Admissions Resources
  • Technology Resources
  • Office of Teacher Education
  • E.N.C.O.R.E.

    E.N.C.O.R.E. – Empower. Network. Connect. Overcome. Reach. Educate.   

    When it comes to academic, civic, and professional development, the College of Education strives to provide its students with effective programs to better support and elevate its students. In hosting E.N.C.O.R.E. seminars, the College of Education will promote student success by:                                                       
         * Empowering its students to become independent and self-governing learners;
         * Allowing its students to build self-esteem and confidence in their ability to learn, communicate, and engage in curriculum;
         * Educating its students on how to identify and articulate individual academic goals and needs;
         * Providing its students with a peer mentor and seminar leader to develop and implement an action plan to achieve academic goals and needs; and,
         * Promoting the understanding of students’ individual strengths and areas needing improvement through a multitude of personal, academic, and career-based areas.                                                                                                                       
    We hope to see you in our E.N.C.O.R.E. seminars this fall!

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    Available Fall 2023 ENCORE Sessions: 

    Test-Taking & Study Strategies 

    October 3, 2023

    Do you struggle with test-taking and test anxiety and developing effective study techniques? You are not alone! The Test-Taking and Study Strategies seminar can help you identify stressors for test anxiety and ways to effectively test in college. Hardly studied in high school? Courtney Wynne will also cover strategies to make the most of your study sessions to prepare you for the collegiate level.

    Transitions & Homesickness 

    October 12, 2023


    Are you having a difficult time transitioning to college? Not making the right connections in college and feeling a sense of belonging to Tennessee Tech can have a huge impact on whether or not we feel homesick. Developing a support group is essential to feeling “at home.” Join Mr. Rick Moles, Ed.S. and feel “right at home” to build connections and meet new people going through the same feelings as you! 

    Time Management & Organization 

    October 19, 2023

    Are you worried about making the most of your time? Join Mrs. Alexandra Evans to find ways to make your day more intentional and create structure in your life! Using technology tools, Mrs. Evans can assist you in “finding time” to accomplish your goals, study for tests, and balance work, your personal life, and college.

    Registration 101 

    November 2, 2023

    Are you confused about the registration process? Join Mr. Patrick Mannle, M.A. as he clarifies registration expectations and how to register for spring 2024 courses!

    Eating Better on a Shoe-String Budget

    November 14, 2023

    Do you find yourself eating poorly because there are limited healthy options at the Dining Hall? Do you buy your own groceries and wish you could eat healthier while also saving money? As a busy college student, it can hard to find the right balance between excelling as a student and thriving in your health. Join Mr. Matt Richards, Nutritionist and Nationally Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach, as he walks you through the practical action steps on how you can eat better while on a budget.

    Stress Less 

    November 28, 2023

    Stressed about finals week? Music therapy. Art therapy. Join Mrs. Meredith Lewis, M.F.A. as she walks you through an hour of tranquility and relaxation. Learn how to develop effective coping skills while building confidence and self-esteem.

  • P.A.S.S. Program

    Pathways to Academic Support and Success (P.A.S.S.) Program

    When it comes to providing pathways to academic support and success, the College of Education strives to provide its students with effective programs to better support and elevate its students. In offering the P.A.S.S. Program, the College of Education will promote student success by:                                          
         * Helping students define success given their current academic standing
         * Developing success strategies to best navigate the goal setting process and individual pathway development;
         * Connecting students to campus resources, programs, and services to foster empowerment toward accomplishing individual goals;
         * Enhancing students’ abilities through the investigation of best practice techniques in areas such as time management, study skills, note taking, prioritizing responsibilities, career readiness, decision making, and other designated topics;
         * Providing students with a peer mentor to promote accountability and relationship-building;
         * Empowering students to strive for Good Academic Standing through additional advisement meetings, regular peer mentor meetings, online webinars, and participation in E.N.C.O.R.E. seminars; and,
         * Supporting, empowering, and encouraging students by meeting them where they are in the process!   

    Contact your advisor to find out more about enrolling in the P.A.S.S. Program.

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College of Education
Student Success Center

P.O. Box 5162
T.J. Farr, Room 202
Cookeville, TN 38505
Phone: (931) 372-6036