UT CIS Economic Development Services

Professional Development for Economic and Community Development Practitioners

  • The Tennessee Certified Economic Developer (TCED) Program offers comprehensive training in the principles and practices of economic development.
  • Professional Certification in Economic Development.   Upon completion of the TCED Program and certification requirements, participants are awarded the Tennessee Certified Economic Developer (TCEcD) designation, indicating they have achieved core

2 Months and 50 Counties: 2019 Forums Completed

ABP Forums


The UT CIS Economic Development team, in partnership with TNECD, has successfully completed the coordination and facilitation of fifty ThreeStar Asset-Based Planning forums in fifty counties across Tennessee. This was accomplished in just two months.

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