Career and Technical Education (CTE) Licensure Prep CC

Education, Human Services and Criminal Justice Department | C.C. Certificate of Completion | 6 months

Earn your certificate in Career Technical Education (CTE) Licensure Prep from Clackamas Community College to become a CTE instructor— or increase your skills if you are already working in the field of CTE instruction.

Whether your goal is working in a middle school, high school or college CTE program, this certificate gives you the skills you need to be ready for the classroom. The program also meets the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) professional development requirements for a license to teach in secondary CTE (middle and high school) programs.

Learn more about Preliminary vs. Restricted CTE Licensures and Oregon's CTE career areas.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Licensure Prep CC

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Description and Outcomes

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Licensure Prep Core Requirements

Complete 6 credits of ED-280
  • ED-280
  • Practicum/CWE
  • 6
Complete ED-113 or ED-114
  • ED-113
  • Instructional Strategies for Literacy
  • 3
  • ED-114
  • Instructional Strategies for Math
  • 3
Complete the following Core Requirements
  • ED-130
  • Comprehensive Classroom Management
  • 3
  • ED-131
  • Instructional Strategies
  • 3
  • ED-216
  • Foundations of Teaching & Education
  • 4
  • ED-220
  • Introduction to CTE in Oregon
  • 3
  • ED-229
  • Learning & Development
  • 3
  • ED-258
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching & Education
  • 3


All courses must be passed with a C or better
Completion of both ED-169 and ED-254 is highly recommended for licensure
Proof of College (100) level English/Language Arts and Math credits is required for licensure.
Total Credits Required: 28
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Megan Helzerman

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Licensure Specialist


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