There are 25 courses in the Premier Program Series at this time. Each course offers Arizona Department of Education (ADE) credit and can be used to obtain a CTE Teaching Certificate in lieu of semester hours.
Premier Series Courses – https://www.azcteleads.org/teacher-series/
Professional Development Opportunities
Professional Development for Teacher Certification Credit
Professional Development approved for CTE Teacher Certification Credit can be used in lieu of semester hours. These Professional Development hours must be approved by the Arizona Department of Education / Career and Technical Education (ADE/CTE) in order to meet the semester hours requirement.
The Career and Technical Education K-12 Certification process allows for the required professional development to be obtained through staff / professional development activities offered by the local education agency, professional organizations, universities and community colleges.
Application deadlines: May 1 and December 1, of each year
- ADE/CTE Sponsored or Approved Professional Development for CTE Certification Application
- Scoring Rubric for ADE/CTE Sponsored or Approved Professional Development for CTE Certification Application
- ADE/CTE Sponsored or Approved Staff/Professional Development for CTE Certification Approval Process
- Example: CTE Certification and Professional Development Certification Credit
|Career Connections Program Specialist|
|CTE Technical Standards/Technical Assessments/Professional Development|