Certification - For Those Who Hold A CTE Occupational Information Specialist Certificate
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Renew your One-Year Occupational Information Specialist Certificate

Requirements

  • Must hold or have held a one-year certificate.
  • The OIS certificate may be renewed twice.
  • Must prove three years of full- time paid occupational experience (of which two must have been in the last six years) dealing with employment or personnel problems and with placement and evaluation of workers
    OR
  • Must prove two years of CTE teaching experience in an approved CTE program under the state plan for career and technical education.

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


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To Apply for a Three-Year Occupational Information Specialist Certificate

Requirements

  • Must have held a one year OIS certificate within the previous two years.
  • Must have completed nine quarter credits (or equivalent) of approved professional education, earned since the issuance of the first OIS certificate. Of that total, three quarter hours (or equivalent) must have been earned since the issuance of the previous certificate.
  • Must have completed 120 hours of service as an occupational information specialist during the life of the previous certificate.

Renew

  • The three year OIS certificate may be renewed once.
  • Must have held a one year OIS certificate within the previous two years.
  • Must have completed nine quarter credits (or the equivalent) of approved professional education, earned since the issuance of the first OIS certificate. Of that total, three quarter credits (or the equivalent) must have been earned since issuance of the previous OIS certificate.
  • Must have completed 120 hours of service as an occupational information specialist during the lifetime of the previous OIS certificate.

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


  Application

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To Apply for a Five-Year Occupational Information Specialist Certificate

Requirements

Candidate must have held a 3-year CTE certificate within the previous 2 years (to renew, must have held a 5-year CTE certificate)

Candidate must have:

  • Two (2) years of CTE occupational information specialist experience during the life of the previous certificate.
  • Completed a total of 18 quarter credits (or 180 clock hours) of professional education earned since the issuance of the first OIS certificate.

Renew

  • The five year OIS certificate may be renewed indefinitely, every five years.
  • Must have held a three year OIS certificate with the previous two years.
  • Must have completed eighteen quarter credits (or the equivalent) of approved professional education, earned since the issuance or the first OIS certificate.
  • Must have two years of OIS experience during the life to the previous certificate.

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


  Application

Download Certification Forms

 

 

 

   Updated 4/14/2016

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