Certification - Probationary CTE Certificate (valid for 2 years and is renewable)
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Career Tech Educator Certification

Probationary CTE Certificate
(valid for 2 years and is renewable for two years)


  • The candidate must have substantially completed requirements for the initial CTE certificate
  • 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.
  • For the Business and Industry Route, here is where you can find program information:
    Washington Professional Standards Board- approved program.

Probationary Certificate as Coordinator of Worksite Learning

The candidate must have


This certificate is initiated by the school district. Please log into your Education Data System (EDS) portal to claim the certificate.

Please note: The 4075E (college/university route), 4075G (Business and Industry route), 4075F-1 (experience in lieu of program), 4075H (Verification of teaching experience), 4075S (Specific Safety), 4075P (CTE Probationary district request) 4075G-1 (CTE Probationary institutional verification of enrollment must be submitted with your application or mailed with your official transcripts.

   Electronic Certification Application



   Updated 7/22/2016

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