2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog 
    Mar 25, 2023  
2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Preparation

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Become a Career & Technical Education Teacher - Grades 7-12

Olympic College is one of seven Washington state providers approved by the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) for the Plan II Business/ Industry Route for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Certification.  This program is based on the requirements in the Washington Administrative Code WAC 181-77-041.  In Washington State, those who wish to teach career and technical education in middle or high schools are required to hold a CTE Teacher Certificate/ Endorsement.
The program is flexible with most classes being offered twice a year.  In late June, a Quick Jump program is available which allows teacher candidates to take required classes within four days and complete assignments over the summer.

Current course offerings:
•    Introduction - CTE Teacher Preparation Program
•    Instructional Strategies -Introduction
•    Course Organization and Curriculum Development
•    Student Leadership/Development
•    CTE History and Philosophy
•    Occupational Analysis and Skills Standards
•    Safety - CTE Classroom
•    School Law
•    Diversity - CTE Classroom
•    Child Abuse Issues
•    Using Technology - CTE Classroom
•    Field Experience
•    Culminating Project - CTE
•    Work Based Learning

Course schedules, course descriptions, fees and a Program Guide along with further information are available on the Career and Technical Education Teacher Preparation webpage.

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