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E ffective and e ngaging e learning e nvironment for tennessee

effective and engaging e-learning environment for Tennessee

e4Tennessee Outreach

In partnership with Hamilton County Department of Education

Overview e 4 tn
Overview – e4TN

e4TN is a grant funded initiative that provides Tennessee teachers the opportunity to develop online Carnegie credit courses that are rigorous, engaging and aligned to Tennessee standards, to include core courses and electives such as foreign languages.

Additionally, these courses are then beta-tested with students throughout Tennessee.

R esearch d evelopment i mplementation e 4 tn staff

Developing online courses for State of TN students by TN teachers

Course developers

Technical staff

Organization Structure to work with the BTP (beta testing pilot) school system sites

Research Development & Implementation: e4TN Staff

R esearch d evelopment i mplementation

Rigorous and engaging curriculum teachers

Tennessee standards aligned

Sound educational theory



Research Development & Implementation

Beta test pilot sites
Beta Test Pilot Sites teachers

Bedford County

Bradley County

Dickson County

Hamilton County


Lake County

Tipton County

Wilson County

Wilson county s outreach
Wilson County’s teachersOutReach…

  • Clay *

  • Macon *

  • Trousdale *

  • Smith *

  • Putman*

  • Jackson *

  • Cannon *

  • Davidson *

  • DeKalb*

  • Rutherford*


Wilson county e 4 tn program goal
Wilson County teachers e4TN Program Goal

enable students to learn at their own pace, fulfill course requirements, and achieve academic success.

How did we begin spring 2006
How Did We Begin – Spring, 2006 teachers

  • 9 students

    • Gateway Algebra

    • Government

  • Selection Criteria: Seniors

  • 1 Teacher trained for e4TN

Wilson county s e 4 tn team
Wilson County’s e teachers4TN Team

  • District Coordinator

  • On-Site Facilitators

  • On-Site Lab Facilitators

  • Online e4TN Teachers

  • Lead Student Coordinator

Infrastructure teachers

How are we using the e 4 tn program
How are we using the e teachers4TN Program?

  • System-wide equity and access to courses

  • Gifted programs or advanced students

  • Transient students

  • Credit recovery

  • Graduation for NCLB cohort

  • Foreign Language

  • Adult Education

  • Teacher long term or short term disability

  • Alternative Education

Other ways districts use e 4 tn
Other Ways Districts Use e teachers4TN

  • Teacher shortage

  • Medical homebound

  • Advanced credit

  • Advanced placement courses

  • Future

E 4 tn online teachers
e teachers4TN Online Teachers

  • State-wide teacher pool

  • HQT/Certified

  • e4TN teacher training

  • Adjunct teachers

  • Lead Teacher/Mentor for all instructors

  • Technically literate

E 4 tn teacher s classroom
e teachers4TN Teacher’s Classroom

  • 15:1 maximum student:teacher

  • All communication recorded in online log

  • Weekly checkpoints

  • Synchronous office hours

  • Student contact weekly and guardian contact monthly

Ideal student candidates
Ideal Student Candidates teachers

  • Preferably has access to lab at school

  • Lab Facilitator provides support

  • Onsite Facilitator screens and provides support

  • Personalized instruction

  • Online community

Contact information
Contact Information teachers

BTP - Wilson County Schools

Kim Clemmons351 Stumpy Lane

Lebanon, TN 37090615-443-2681

Email: clemmonsk@wcschools.com