Pima JTED Teacher Academy/CTE Coursework

Pima JTED Superintendent Kathy Prather & the Pima JTED Governing Board invite you to complete the Pima JTED Teacher Academy.  Your successful completion within a three-year timeframe will culminate with a special celebration where you will be recognized for your commitment to develop the knowledge and skills needed to become an outstanding instructor and build a premier CTE program.

CTE Certification Pathways

Options A, C, and F (15 semester hours)

Essentials for All CTE Teachers (7 hours)
Essentials for Teachers from Industry (2 hours)
Essentials for Lab Shop Teachers OR any 2 Extended Opportunities (6 hours)

Option B

Essentials for All CTE Teachers (7 hours) 

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Coursework for your CTE Certification Option

Option A

Professional Knowledge Courses required by ADE for CTE Certification: Any 15 semester hours of Premier Series coursework is acceptable by Arizona Department Education (ADE). Note: You cannot get ADE credit for repeating a course.

Pima JTED Recommends: Essentials for CTE Teachers (7 hours), Essentials for Teachers from Industry (6 hours), Essentials for Lab/Shop Teachers (2 hours), OR Extended Opportunities (2 hours) 

Option B

Professional Knowledge Courses required by ADE for CTE Certification: Essentials for CTE Teachers (3 hours): 1. Instructional Best Practices 2. Classroom Management 3. Program Management (Taking all three is referred to as Methods of Teaching CTE Course).

Pima JTED Recommends: Essentials for CTE Teachers (7 hours)

Option C

Professional Knowledge Courses required by ADE for CTE Certification: Any 15 semester hours of Premier Series coursework is acceptable by Arizona Department Education (ADE). Note: You cannot get ADE credit for repeating a course

Pima JTED Recommends: Essentials for CTE Teachers (7 hours), Essentials for Teachers from Industry (6 hours), Essentials for Lab/Shop Teachers (2 hours), OR Extended Opportunities (2 hours) 

Option F

Professional Knowledge Courses required by ADE for CTE Certification: No courses required.

Pima JTED Recommends: Essentials for CTE Teachers (7 hours), Essentials for Teachers from Industry (6 hours), Essentials for Lab/Shop Teachers (2 hours), OR Extended Opportunities (2 hours)