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Career Tech Educator Certification

For Those Who Hold A CTE Counselor Certificate

A career and technical education counselor certificate authorizes service as a CTE counselor in Washington school districts or skills centers.

If you hold a ONE-YEAR COUNSELOR CERTIFICATE you have the following options:

If you hold a THREE-YEAR COUNSELOR CERTIFICATE you have the following options:

If you hold a FIVE-YEAR CTE COUNSELOR CERTIFICATE you have the following options:

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Apply for a 1-Year CTE Counselor Certificate
Requirements

  • Possession of a valid educational staff associate school counselor certificate or graduation from an institution of higher education in a counselor education program
  • Course in philosophy of CTE education
  • Two years of varied work experience in the last ten years other than teaching or counseling experience. (Experience is suggested in dealing with employment and personnel problems and with placement and evaluation of workers in business, industry, agriculture, eductaion and/or government service.)


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To Apply for a 3-Year CTE Counselor Certificate

Requirements

  • Must have held a one-year certificate within the past two years
  • Must have one year of CTE counseling experience
  • Must have 3 quarter credits (or the equivalent) of approved professional education since issuance of the previous certificate

For details on the documents needed and process to obtain this certificate, please see the application.


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To Renew a 3-Year CTE Counselor Certificate

Requirements

  • Hold a valid 3-year CTE counselor certificate to renew
  • Not have a 3-year CTE counselor renewal certificate (may only renew this certificate once)

Three (3) quarter credits (or the equivalent) of approved professional education since issuance of the previous certificate

For details on the documents needed and process to obtain this certificate, please see the application.


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To Apply for a 5-Year CTE Counselor Certificate

Requirements

Must have held a three-year CTE counselor certificate

Both of the following:

  • Must have two years of CTE counseling experience during the previous three-year certificate period
  • Must have six quarter credits (or the equivalent) of approved professional education since issuance of the previous certificate

For details on the documents needed and process to obtain this certificate, please see the application.


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Renew a 5-Year CTE Counselor Certificate

Requirements

Candidate must hold a 5-year certificate to renew

Candidate must have:

  • A 5-year CTE counselor certificate
  • Two (2) years of CTE counseling experience during the previous three-year certificate period
  • Six (6) quarter credits (or the equivalent) of approved professional education since issuance of the previous certificate

For details on the documents needed and process to obtain this certificate, please see the application.


  Application

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