On average and depending on the time of year, it can take approximately 3-4 weeks to receive a teacher’s license. The summer months and December are the busiest times; during these times, it can take approximately 4-6 weeks. This link https://www.tn.gov/education/section/licensing will take you to the TDOE website that shows a time frame for issuing licenses.
Send the completed application and essay to Dr. Kathy Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit the clinical practice application is March 23, 2018. An orientation for student teachers will be held during the last week of April.