What Principals Need to Know About Teacher Certification

The six areas for CTE Certificates are listed below. All High School teachers need to be CTE certified in one of these six areas for the specific classes they are teaching.  Link to State CTE Programs for more information on Individual Programs.  

Industrial & Emerging Technologies

Teachers who teach any of the following classes must have a CTE Industrial and Emerging Technologies teaching certificate.

State Industrial & Emerging Technologies Certification Page

Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering including IT80 Manufacturing, IT81 Advanced Manufacturing 1, IT81 Advanced Manufacturing 2, IT82 Advanced Manufacturing 3

Automotive Technologies including IT92 Automotive Systems and Repair, IT93 Automotive Systems & Diagnostics, IT95 Advanced Automotive

Cabinetmaking including IT61 Cabinetmaking Technologies and IT62 Advanced Cabinetmaking Technologies

Computer Technology and Maintenance including  CB50 Computer Maintenance, CB51 Advanced Computer Maintenance

Construction Technologies including CT40 Construction Technology 1 and CT41 Construction Technology 2

Digital Photo including AR21 Intro to digital photo, AR22 Digital Photo, AR23 Advanced Digital Photo

Digital Publications  including GV30 Intro to Digital Publications, GV31 Digital Publications, and GV32 Advanced Digital Publications. 

Drafting & Design Including IT31 Computer Aided Design, IT32 Advanced Computer Aided Design, IT33 CAD Special Projects

Engineering including IT41 Intro to Engineering, IT41 Digital Electronics, IT43 Principles of Engineering, IT46 Engineering Design & Development, IT50 Aerospace Engineering, IT55 Robotics

Graphic Design including GV40 Intro to Graphic Design, GV41 Graphic Design, GV42, Advanced Graphic Design 

Software & App Development including CB30 Computer coding, CB36 Coding & app Development, CB37 Apple iOS Development, CB39 AP Computer Science, CB40 AP Computer Science A, CB70 IB Computer Science, CB71 IB Computer Science 2 & new program Amazon Web Services

Theater Design and Management including PA93 Theater 1, PA94 Theater 2

Video Production including GV20 Intro to Video, GV21 Video Production, GV22 Advanced Video

Welding including IT71 Welding 1, IT73 Welding 2, IT73 Welding & Materials, IT74 Advanced Welding

 

Agriculture

Teachers who teach any of the following classes must have a CTE Agriculture teaching certificate.

State Ag Certification Page

Agricultural Science   AG32 Applied Biological Systems, AGAG34 Plant & Animal Science, AG36 Innovative Agriculture,

In addition to the Agriculture CTE certificate, a CTE teacher must also have Biology as an approved area on his/her teaching certificate to teach AG32 Applied Biological Systems. 

Business & Marketing

Teachers who teach any of the following courses must have a CTE Buisness and Marketing teaching certificate. 

State Business & Marketing Certification Page

Business Leadership, Technology, and Operations Support including CB09 Technology Foundations for Business, Marketing 1 and 2

Marketing including BE52 Marketing 1, BE53 Marketing 2, BE54 Student Store, CT81 Internship

In addition to the Business and Marketing CTE certificate, a CTE teacher must also have Economics as an approved area on his/her teaching certificate to teach BE53 Marketing 2.

Education and Training

Teachers who teach any of the following classes must have a CTE Education and Training teaching certificate.

State Education and Training Certification Page

Education Professions Teachers including FS52 Early Childhood, FS53 Teacher Training Program, FS54 Student Teacher Experience

Family & Consumer Sciences

Teachers who teach any of the following classes must have a CTE Family and Consumer Sciences teaching certificate. 

State Family & Consumer Sciences Certification Page

Culinary Arts including FS41 Culinary, FS45 Advanced Culinary, FS47 Catering

Health Careers

Teachers who teach any of the following courses must have a CTE Health Careers teaching certificate. 

State Health Careers Certification Page

Biomedical Sciences including HE70Biomed, HE71 Human Body Systems, HE72 Medical Interventions, HE73 Biomedical Innovation *Biomed teachers can qualify with a certificate in Ag, Health Careers or Industrial and Emerging Technologies. 

Biotechnology SC48 Biotechnology, SC54 Advanced Bio, SC92 Scientific Research *Biotech teachers can qualify with a certificate in Ag, Health Careers, or Industrial and Emerging Technologies. 

Healthcare Assistant including HE80 Healthcare Assistant 1, HE82 Healthcare Assistant 2

Sports Medicine including HE91 Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries, HE92 Sports Medicine, HE93 Athletic Training