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Career Technical Education

The Department of Career-Technical Education provides opportunities for industrial, Technical, Occupational Foods and Health Occupations teachers to meet State Department of Education certification requirements and pursue advanced professional development. These opportunities are provided through special summer sessions on campus and classes throughout the state during the fall and spring semesters. Students who meet the state requirements, take advantage of advanced professional development opportunities, and meet core curriculum requirements will be awarded the Bachelor’s Degree in Career-Technical Education. Enrollment is limited to those currently employed as teachers in a career/technical education program area.

Teachers completing the Career and Technical Education program will be able to:

  1. Incorporate learning goals into instructional plans.
  2. Incorporate intended learning outcomes & learning objectives into instructional plans.
  3. Incorporate student characteristics into instructional plans for purposes of instructional design.
  4. Incorporate teacher characteristics into instructional plans.
  5. Apply a personal framework for teaching in development an instructional plan.
  6. Plan instructional strategies that are consistent with intended learning outcomes and objectives.
  7. Select, develop, and modify instructional materials to meet intended learning outcomes and objectives.
  8. Determine appropriate classroom procedures and organizational strategies to support the instructional environment.
  9. Incorporate information from various sources in planning for instruction.
  10. Select assessment or evaluation strategies to measure learning outcomes, objectives, and instructional effectiveness.
  11. Maintain a positive learning environment to support mastery of learning outcomes and objectives.
  12. Communicate with students to provide a context for learning that is consistent with instructional plans.
  13. Organize students, materials, and the classroom environment in ways that are consistent with instructional plans.
  14. Manage the instructional environment to enhance student learning and development consistent with instructional plans.
  15. Implement a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with instructional plans.
  16. Utilize questioning strategies consistent with instructional plans.
  17. Provide verbal and/or nonverbal feedback to students.
  18. Evaluate the effectiveness of the instructional process.
  19. Evaluate student progress toward mastery of learning outcomes and objectives.
  20. Organize, interpret, and summarize evaluation data for instructional planning and delivery and management.
  21. Report student evaluation results to students, parents, and appropriate school administrative personnel.
  22. Use available evaluation results.
  23. Establish and implement a continuing education plan to meet personal and professional goals.
  24. Demonstrate management skills to carry out nonteaching responsibilities.
  25. Follow school policies, rules, and regulations.
  26. Demonstrate skills necessary to work with school committees and community groups.