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Career and Technical Education (CTE) Licensure Prep
Are you interested in sharing your industry expertise by teaching in a career and technical education (CTE) program? Clackamas provides a Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) approved teacher preparation program for CTE licensure in all six CTE career areas.
Oregon's Career Areas include
- Agriculture, food and natural resources systems
- Arts, information and communications
- Business and management
- Health and biomedical sciences
- Human resources
- Industrial and engineering systems
This program meets the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) professional development requirements for industry experts seeking an Oregon Restricted or Preliminary CTE license to teach in secondary CTE (middle and high school) programs. It also provides professional development for post-secondary CTE (community college) faculty and instructors teaching in registered apprenticeships to improve teaching skills and understanding of the learning process. This certificate provides individuals with educational foundations in classroom and program management and develops skills needed to meet the needs of diverse students and to integrate developmentally appropriate and culturally competent instructional strategies.
Start your path to a career in CTE instruction at Clackamas Community College:
- The one-year CTE Licensure Prep certificate program is Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) approved to meet the Professional Development Plan (PDP) education requirements for the CTE Preliminary Teaching license.
- Clackamas offers all six of the courses (18 credits) required in the TSPC Professional Development Plan for the Restricted CTE Teaching License. Note: these courses apply to the CTE Licensure Prep Certificate requirements.
- All ED courses at Clackamas are offered online yearly to meet the needs of working students statewide.
More information about CTE Teacher Licensure can be found at the Oregon Department of Education website.
To register, simply follow the enrollment process found on our Getting Started page.
|Term||Licensing Requirements||CTE Courses||Preliminary CTE License||Restricted CTE License|
|Fall||Classroom Management||ED 130 - Comprehensive Classroom Management||Yes||Yes|
|Introduction to CTE in Oregon||ED 220 - Introduction to CTE in Oregon||Yes||Yes|
|Instructional Methodology-Literacy||ED 113 - Instructional Strategies in Reading/Language Arts (or ED 114 - spring term)||No||Yes or ED-114|
|Winter||Human Development for Adolescents||ED 229 - Learning and Development||Yes||Yes|
|Professional Attributes||ED 100 Introduction to Education-Careers or||Yes choose one - either ED 100 or ED 200||No|
|ED 200 - Foundations of Education||No|
|Culturally Responsive and Equitable Practices||ED 169 - Overview of Students with Special Needs||Yes choose one - either ED 169 or ED 254||recommended|
|ED 254 - Instructional Strategies for Dual Language Learners||recommended|
|Spring||Curriculum Design, Instructional Strategies and Assessment||ED 131 - Instructional Strategies||Yes||Yes|
|Culturally Responsive Practices||ED 258 - Multicultural Education||Yes||Yes|
|Instructional Methodology-Mathematics||ED 114 - Instructional Strategies in Math/Science (Or ED 113 - Fall Term)||No||Yes or ED 113|
|Fall, Winter, Spring||Professional Attributes||ED 280 - Cooperative Work Experience/Practicum||Yes or waiver - Contact instructor||No|
|Year Round||College-level English Language Arts and Math credits||Yes||Yes|