Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville
|Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville|
|Motto||Workforce Development Its What We Do|
|Type||Public Technical School|
|Campus||Suburban; 20 acres (0.081 km2)|
|Colors||Blue & green|
The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville will become The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Shelbyville on July 1, 2013 under Senate Bill No. 643 House Bill No. 236*. Approval of Public Chapter No. 473..
The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six technology centers. More than 80 percent of all Tennessee students attending public institutions are enrolled in a Tennessee Board of Regents institution.
This institution was authorized by House Bill 633, passed by the Tennessee General Assembly on March 15, 1963, and approved by the Governor on March 22, 1963.
The center was governed by the Tennessee Department of Education until 1983 when control was transferred to the Tennessee Board of Regents by House Bill 697 and Senate Bill 746.
Located on a 20-acre (81,000 m2) tract of land at 1405 Madison Street (U.S. Highway 41-A) approximately two miles east of downtown Shelbyville, the center serves individuals from a broad geographical area including but not limited to Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore, and Rutherford counties.
The first of its kind to be constructed, the Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville, opened its doors on November 30, 1964, for full-time preparatory programs with forty-one students enrolled in six programs (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, Auto Mechanics, Drafting, Industrial Electricity, Machine Shop and Welding).
The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville will become The Tennessee College of Applied Technology on July 1, 2013 under Senate Bill No. 643 House Bill No. 236*. Approval of Public Chapter No. 473..
Office of Tennessee Technology Centers
The office of the Tennessee Technology Centers is in Nashville Tennessee at the Tennessee Board of Regents offices. James King is the Vice Chancellor for the Tennessee Technology Centers. TTC Board Office
- Automotive Technology
- Business Systems Technology
- Collision Repair
- Computer Information Technology
- Drafting and CAD
- HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning)
- Industrial Electricity
- Industrial Maintenance
- Machine Tool Technology
- Practical Nursing
- Truck Driving
The Center offers supplemental programs based on business, industry and public demand. These classes include Computer Technology, Leadership, Office Occupations, Industrial (Electricity, Machine Tool, Industrial Maintenance) or can be customized to meet client needs.
Beginning in July 2000 the center began delivering professional testing through Prometric. This testing allows for career based testing. The center began delivering professional exams through Pearson VUE in 2007 allowing for additional delivery of career based testing expanding its services to allow professional certifications and higher-education exams. During this same year, the center began using Certiport and COMPASS as additional ways to achieve certifications and qualification based testing.
Beginning in July 2012 the center began delivering ASE certifications through Prometric.
TTC Shelbyville provides memberships and organizations for students.
TTC Shelbyville Technical Blog, Web 2.0 and Cloud Services
The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville began a technical blog in September 2007 to supplement programs and focus on new technologies. TTC Shelbyville's Blog Readership grew to over 950,000 by early 2012 and has a global following.
In 2010 the information technology department implemented the Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville Learning Management System. This LMS Cloud array is used to supplement classes with Moodle Learning Management System Servers, Nida Servers, streaming video, online classes, Microsoft SharePoint Services, medical education, file sharing and collaboration. Currently TTC Shelbyville is the only institution with a comprehensive online learning center. Learning Center 
Beginning in 2012 the Industrial Maintenance department implemented a web-based SCADA curriculum. This curriculum uses the physical hardware in the cloud combining and integrating the existing curriculum of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Robotics, touchscreens along with industrial high speed cameras and other hardware on campus. The Program became one of the first classrooms in the TBR system allowing the integration of cloud based SCADA/PLC systems with an on ground industrial training environment.  
In May 2012 the CIT program moved live hardware into the cloud for live hands on. This move became one of the first higher education live hardware projects in the cloud presenting CIT students IaaS (infrastructure as a service) cloud computing to practice configuring servers, network devices and other advanced hardware from anywhere in the world.  
- American Digital Design Association
- American Drafting Design Association
- American Technical Educators Association
- American Welding Society
- Automotive Service Excellence
- HVAC Excellence
- National League for Nursing
- National Center for Women of Information Technology 
In 1981 the school was expanded to give more space for existing programs. In July 1994, the name was changed by the Tennessee Legislature to "Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville".
Another expansion in 1996 with the addition of approximately 17,700 square feet (1,640 m2) and renovation to the existing building.
The expansion brought the total square footage of the center to approximately 61,250 square feet (5,690 m2). Also included in the expansion was money for the upgrade of equipment in all program and classroom areas.
Renovations in 2008–2009 included monies to update classrooms with state-of-the-art equipment and to renovate the lobby and all hallways.
Plans are to expand the school to include a building on the southern portion of the school's grounds by 2015.
The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville is accredited by the Council of Occupational Education (COE). The Council on Occupational Education (COE), is a regional accrediting agency of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Program Awards and Recognition
August 1999 - Amy Martin, HR Coordinator was awarded the 1999 Support Staff of the Year Award for the Tennessee Technology Centers.
August 1999 - Kate Jacobs, Technology Foundations Instructor was awarded the New Outstanding Faculty of the Year for the Tennessee Technology Centers.
August 2001 - Steve Mallard, CIT Instructor was awarded the Outstanding Faculty of the Year for the Tennessee Technology Centers.
March 2004 - Steve Mallard, CIT Instructor was awarded the 2004 Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. The Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award
March 2006 - TTC Central Office awarded the Cyber Forensics program a shining star award. (2006 Shining Star Program TTCs-Cyber Forensics)
March 2008 - Jim Potts, Evening Program Supervisor was awarded the 2007 Post-secondary Counselor of the Year by the Tennessee School Counselor Association
November 2010 - The Machine Tool Technology program was recognized by PMA (Precision Metalforming Association). The 2010 Clips & Clamps Industries Educational Institution Award recognized the program for its outstanding curriculum.
December 2010 - Dr. Gwen Bean received the 2010 TBEA (The Tennessee Business Education Association) Post-secondary Business Teacher of the Year.
October 2011 - Dr. Gwen Bean named the 2011 SBEA Postsecondary Teacher of the Year - Leadership Award. 2011 SBEA Leadership Award
March 2012 - Steve Mallard receives IT Leadership Award for Technological Advancement and Customer Experience/Integration in the 2012 SearchCIO-Midmarket.com IT Leadership Awards Program. IT Leadership Awards
October 2012 - Dawn Babian receives Innovation and Administration Award for TTC Shelbyville's LMS 
March 2013 - Dawn Babian and Steve Mallard received the Shining Star Award from the Tennessee Technology Centers' central office and awards committee for Innovation and Administration Award for TTC Shelbyville's LMS. The Shining Star award was part of the 50th National ATEA Conference. 
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- "TTC Shelbyville". News. January 30, 2009.
- "Academic Programs". Academic Programs. May 15, 2011.
- "Part-Time Academic Programs". Part-Time Academic Programs. May 15, 2011.
- "Collision Repair Technology Students Learn Painting Skills in a 3D Virtual Environment". October 30, 2012.
- "Student organizations". Student organizations. May 15, 2011.
- "TTC Shelbyville Tech Blog Readers". Readers. May 15, 2011.
- "TTC Shelbyville LMS Cloud". TTC Shelbyville LMS Cloud. May 10, 2011.
- "Allied Health Online". Allied Health. August 20, 2011.
- "TTC Shelbyville IM LMS Cloud". TTC Shelbyville IM LMS Cloud. May 15, 2012.
- "TTC Shelbyville CIT IaaS LMS Cloud". TTC Shelbyville CIT IaaS LMS Cloud. May 28, 2012.
- "TTC Shelbyville Affiliations". Institution Affiliation. May 15, 2011.
- "TTC Shelbyville Accreditation". Accreditation. May 15, 2011.
- "MTT ATEA Program of the Year". MTT Award. June 23, 2011.
- "MTT Wins PMA Award". MTT PMA Award. June 23, 2011.
- "CIT Named 2011 Computerworld Laureate". CIT Award. June 22, 2011.
- Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville
- TBR Technology Center Profile
- Tennessee Board of Regents
- Regents Online Degree Program
- Online Programs for TTC's
- Tennessee Technology Center Technical Blog