When an initial credential is issued, coursework is assigned to be completed within three years. The following matrix provides a list of potential courses that might be assigned and locations where those courses could be completed. Specific schedule questions should be directed to the institution(s) listed. If the option of credit or no-credit is available districts or colleges should document the course experience with a certificate that designates the district/college, instructor name, title of the course (it must be approved on this list to count toward credential renewal), date course was completed, and the signature of a person authorized to sign certificates for the district or college.

Career & Technical Education Preparation. Complete necessary postsecondary coursework which includes:

Licensure Path CTE course work (4 semester hours (sh))

  1. CTE philosophy, operation and management (2 sh)
  2. Student organization/leadership development and building industry partnerships (2 sh)
Location Courses
Community Colleges EDU 250 and EDU 251
Pueblo Community College EDU 250 CTE in Colorado. This is a non-credit workshop and a certificate of completion from PCC will be provided to the instructor.
CSU EDCT 300; (451; 431; 441; 465; 425 all in conjunction with a formal teacher education program) and EDCT 400; (451; 431; 441; 465; 425 all in conjunction with a formal teacher education program)
Jefferson County Public Schools Credit awarded through Adams State. CTE philosophy, operation and management and Student Organization/Leadership Development and Industry Partnerships
Colorado Mesa University EDUT 250 CTE in Colorado and EDUT 251 Secondary CTE Capstone
Academy District 20 Credit awarded through CSU-Pueblo. EDU 250 and EDU 251.
Pickens Technical College CTR 250 and CTR 251
Falcon 49 Noncredit courses to meet the standards in EDU 250 and EDU 251; a certificate of completion from the district will be provided to the instructor.

 

Licensure Path CTE Integrated coursework (2 sh)

  1. CTE philosophy, operation and management (2 sh)
Location Courses
Jefferson County Public Schools Credit awarded through Adams State. Integrated Instruction.
Colorado Mesa University Academic Instruction in CTE: Language Arts, Physics, Math (CRN 44404, 43280, 44405)
Students need to take the course with 2 consecutive semesters to earn 2 credits required.

 

CTE Teacher Authorization Program Path Coursework (6 sh)

  1. Orientation & assessment of new CTE teachers/teaching strategies (2 sh)
  2. Classroom management/creating a positive learning environment/s safety & liability (1 sh)
  3. Communication strategies/career advisement/facilitating CTE leadership activities (1 sh)
  4. Practicum (40 hours mentor oversight/evaluation) (1 sh)
  5. Portfolio / professional growth plan development (1 sh)
Location Courses
Community Colleges EDU 260 (3sh); EDU 250 (1sh); EDU 288 (1sh); EDU 289 (1sh)
CSU EDCT 471 (2sh); EDCT 472 (1sh); EDCT 473 (1sh); EDCT 486(1sh); EDCT 494 (1sh)
Colorado Mesa University EDUT 260 Adult Learning and Teaching; EDUT 288 Practicum II; EDUT 289 Capstone
Pickens Technical College CTR 260