Turn your professional experience into a new career! This teacher education program is designed for individuals with business or industry experience who wish to teach their professional skill at a high school or skill center.
Designed for working professionals, classes meet one Saturday per month over the course of two academic years. Enroll now and begin to build a teaching foundation that will propel you to unparalleled success in the classroom. Your future is Central.
Career and Technical Education Teacher Preparation Program
Business and industry professionals, seeking a teaching certificate can use the CWU/Career and Technical Education (CTE) Competency Block Certificate program to build a strong foundation in teaching methods, classroom management, curriculum development, assessment, leadership, and education technology. The two-year program, is offered on ten Saturdays, per year, and is spread throughout each academic year, to facilitate a continuous teaching and learning experience.
Students successfully completing the two year program will earn a teaching certificate in CTE.
The Competency Block Program is a variable-credit program. This means that you register only for the credits that you need to fulfill your individual certification requirements. If you are just beginning the program, you will register for a full credit load (12 credits). However, if you have completed coursework from another institution that you wish to have recognized by CWU, you must submit official transcripts and a course description or syllabus with your registration.
The program offers many benefits to its students.
Variable credit hours designed to fit the needs of your individual certification requirements.
24-hour access to course curriculum, schedules, examinations and electronic messaging on the World Wide Web. Central Washington University
faculty are CTE district administrators.
Three delivery areas: Kennewick, Renton and Stanwood.
Approved by the Washington Professional Education Standards Board