Study of State Certification-Licensure Requirements for Secondary CTE Teachers

Study of State Certification-Licensure Requirements for Secondary CTE Teachers

Jan 2009

A Podcast with Dr. Chris Zirkle

Dr. Chris Zirkle of The Ohio State University lead an NRCCTE study that sought to determine the requirements for CTE teacher certification/licensure in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, including education requirements (academic and/or technical preparation), work experience, and entry and exit tests (such as the Praxis assessments). The study determined the traditional routes to certification/licensure as well as any alternative pathways for individuals from business/industry who wish to enter the CTE teaching profession.