Requirements for an Initial CTE Director Certificate
- Hold a Residency, Continuing or Professional Administrator Certificate
Three years of experience as a certified CTE teacher, CTE administrator, CTE counselor, or CTE occupational information specialist.
- Complete a state authorized CTE administrator training or complete a state approved college program for CTE administration.
For more information on the CTE Director training, please contact the CTE department at firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: First Initial CTE Director Certificate is issued for four years.
Requirements for Renewal of an Initial CTE Director Certificate
- Hold or have held a CTE Initial Director Certificate
- Completion of six quarter credits or 60 state of Washington approved clock hours
NOTE: May be renewed one additional time with a new set of six quarter credits or 60 state of Washington approved clock hours.
NOTE: Renewed Initial CTE Director Certificates are valid for three years.
Requirements for a Continuing CTE Director Certificate
- Completion of 150 state of Washington approved clock hours or 15 quarter credits since the issuance of the first Initial CTE Director Certificate
- 2 years of CTE director experience with an authorized employer (i.e.: School district or skills center in the state of Washington)
CLOCK HOUR NOTE: Cannot use the 12 credits obtained from the training director program towards the clock hour requirements. May use the 60 clock hours earned for Initial CTE Certificate renewal toward the 150 clock hour requirement for the Continuing CTE Director certificate.
NOTE: First Continuing CTE Director Certificate is issued for five years.
Requirements for Renewal of a Continuing CTE Director Certificate
- Verification of a 150 clock hours or 15 quarter credits or equivalent PGPs since the most recent issuance of your CTE Continuing Director Certificate
CLOCK HOUR NOTE:
For those who currently hold a CTE Director Certificate issued prior to 9/1/2014
If you hold a five year CTE Director Certificate you have the option to renew the Five Year CTE Director Certificate under previous standards (six quarter credits or 60 state of Washington approved clock hours). Upon issuance of the next continuing CTE administrator certificate you are subject to the current requirements of 150 state of Washington clock hours.
NOTE: Renewed Continuing CTE Director Certificates are valid for five years.
If you have all necessary documentation to apply for this certificate, login to: E-Certification
*IMPORTANT: Please note that application fees are NOT refundable. Ensure that you select and submit the correct application. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact our office.