CTE Certification

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CTE Certification

CTE Program Specific Certification Requirements

  •  The Handbook – CTE program specific certification requirements are listed under “Program Description/Coherent Course Sequence/Certification” in the Handbook

Looking for CTE Certification Credit?

Verified ADE/CTE Sponsored or Approved Staff/Professional Development for CTE Certification Application and Approval Process  –
Applications are accepted by September 30, January 30 and May 1 within the school year

CTE Approved Professional Development Certification Credit Opportunities for Provisional to Standard Certification 
The Career and Technical Education K-12 Certification process allows for the required continued education to be obtained through staff/professional development activities offered by the local education agency, professional organizations, universities and community colleges, if verified and approved by the Arizona Department of Education Career and Technical Education Division (ADE/CTE). This option is available for applicants seeking to meet the requirements to move from a Provisional CTE K-12 Certificate to a Standard CTE K-12 Certificate under Options A, B, C, and D in all CTE Certification areas.

The participant should receive a copy of the certificate (see sample below) upon completion of the activity from the school, district or other authorized organization*. The participant should submit the certificate with their application for Standard CTE Certification along with other required documentation such as transcripts, verification of work experience etc., to Certification http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/.

*This activity is verified ADE/Career & Technical Education sponsored or approved staff/professional development to be used for CTE certification

 Current Professional Development Certification Credit Opportunities

  • Premier Program Series (Pima JTED – West-MEC – ACTEAZ) – Calendar for 2015-2016 – PD Certification Credit available for Provisional to Standard Certification – Instructional Best Practices, Classroom Management, Laboratory Safety and Management, CTE Program Management, CTSO Advisor Toolbox, CTSO Training, Effective Demonstrations, Work-based Learning, Serving Special Education Students in CTE, Using Advisory Councils Effectively, Structured English Immersion (SEI)
  • Pima County JTED-Premier Program Series-Fall Spring Professional Development Catalog 2016-2017 – Flipbook format – Some of the courses are approved for PD Certification Credit available for Provisional to Standard Certification – Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education, Structured English Immersion (SEI), Instructional Best Practices, Effective Demonstrations, Technical Skills Assessment, Assessing and Grading CTE Students, Scope and Sequence, Lesson Writing, Serving Special Education Students in CTE, Classroom Management, Laboratory Safety and Management, Twelve Elements of a CTE Program, CTSO New Advisor Training, CTSO Beginner Officer Training, CTSO Advanced Officer Training, Work-based Learning, Advocacy, Public Relations and Recruitment, Strategic Planning, Using Advisory Councils Effectively, Wow Your Students with Math, Wow Your Students with ELA Part 1 and 2, Basic Instructional Technology for CTE and Professional Growth PD courses.
  • West-MEC PD Place – PD Certification Courses – Instructional Best Practices, Effective Demonstrations,  Assessing and Grading CTE Students, Scope and Sequence, Lesson Plan Writing, Classroom Management, Laboratory Safety and Management, CTSO New Advisor Training, Work-based Learning,  Strategic Planning, Using Advisory Councils Effectively, Technical Reading, CTE Program Management, Performance Literacy, Rubrics to Ensure Student Success.
  • Structured English Immersion (SEI) – ADE Event Management System – Search “SEI” or other Course titles for online course availability
  • Aazinaago Consulting – PD Certification Credit available for Provisional to Standard Certification

Check with your district CTE Director or Program Specialist for additional opportunities!

 Click on Sample Certificate for full view

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 Only Professional Development activities issuing the certificate and verbiage above* can be used for CTE certification credit to move from a Provisional to Standard certificate in lieu of college credit