- The candidate must have substantially completed requirements for the initial CTE certificate
and submit the verification of enrollment form (4075E-1 or 4075G-1)
verifying they have enrolled in a CTE program.
- The applicant must be recommended by the employing school district.
- The candidate and CTE administrator must have a jointly developed professional growth plan which has been approved by the local school district CTE program advisory committee.
Professional Growth Plan must provide for:
- Issues related to legal liability
- The responsibilities of professional CTE educators
- The lines of authority in the employing school district and/or building
- Within 60 days, establish procedures for development of competencies in CTE methods, and General and specific safety.
- If the candidate does not have access to required coursework in the first 90 days, the CTE program advisory committee may authorize completion of coursework at a later date. Coursework must be completed prior to the second year of employment.
- Procedures and timelines must be developed for meeting the remaining requirements for the initial CTE certificate.
The probationary CTE certificate may be renewed one time for 2 additional years:
- Upon recommendation by the employing district,
- If the individual has completed the procedures outlined for the first year in the professional growth plan, and
- If the individual has made additional progress in meeting the requirements for
initial CTE teacher certificate, see initial CTE.
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Washington Professional Standards Board-
The candidate must have
- Must hold a CTE probationary, Initial or Continuing certificate in a program area other than Worksite Learning and/or Career Choices.
WAC 181-77-068 Worksite Learning and Career Choices
- Completed a course in coordination techniques.
- Demonstrate competency in the CTE teacher preparation specialty standards (WAC 181-77A-180).