With this career technical education credential, you’ll learn a variety of effective teaching strategies and behaviors to apply to your classroom. This credential is grounded in rationale based on sound theory of adult teaching and learning.
Coursework is sequenced to reflect the principles of teacher development and form a cohesive set of learning experiences to prepare the CTE teacher in appropriate practices relating to the languages, skills and abilities of all students. The program includes processes for comprehensive assessment of CTE teacher candidate competencies.
The preliminary designated subjects CTE teaching credential authorizes you to teach in the subject or subjects named on the credential in grades 12 and below and in classes organized primarily for adults in career technical, trade or vocational programs. This includes Specially Designated Academic Instruction Delivered in English (SDAIE) in career technical, trade or vocational programs. Upon completion of coursework and two years of successful teaching, the candidate may apply for a Clear Designated Subjects CTE Credential.
Vicki Pontius, Ed.D.
- High school diploma, GED, or official college transcripts
- At least three years work experience in career technical area you wish to teach (one year recency requirement)
- Fulfill U.S. Constitution course requirement (Special Subjects Credential)
- For Supervision and Coordination Credential, hold Clear C.T.E Credential
- Apply online (submit DSE Program Application and fee)
- Fingerprint clearance through Department of Justice
- CTC Application Form 41-4
|DSE 400||Early Orientation for Designated Subject Teachers||2|
|DSE 405||Educational Technology||1|
|DSE 410||Foundations of Career Technical Education||1|
|DSE 415||Curriculum Development||3|
|DSE 420||Special Needs||2|
|DSE 425||Learning and Instruction||3|
|DSE 430||Assessing Student Learning||2|
|DSE 435||Classroom and Laboratory Management||1|