CTED 300-Introduction to Career and Technical Education
This online course introduces students to Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Washington State. The course provides you a thorough overview of CTE, the educational environment in Washington, the connection between CTE and the community, legal issues in education, and the CTE secondary workplace, and your CTE future. You will be required to obtain and use cloud storage for this course.
CTED 301-Philosophy of Career and Technical Education
This online course introduces students to Career and Technical Education in Washington State. The course consists of three segments: History & Philosophy, Pedagogy and some specific CTE topics such as legislation, standards, programs, and community involvement. Students will be prepared to refine their own philosophy concerning the value and purpose of CTE in the public schools.
CTED 309-Career and Technical Education Classroom Management
This course addresses instructional practices that provide inclusive learning environments to support diverse learners that CTE practitioners encounter at the secondary (7-12) level. Candidates develop skills in identifying barriers to student success and selecting strategies that support learners while differentiating learning for student success.
CTED 341-Career and Technical Education Secondary Strategies
This course addresses continuous improvement of teaching through reflective practice. Participants will develop lessons and focused on instructional alignment of assessments to standards and outcomes, and evaluate instructional effectiveness through data collection and analysis. Throughout this course, participants will be collecting evidence of professional growth and reflection.
CTED 474-Administration of Work-Site Education
This course is to provide students the opportunity to partially satisfy the initial Career & Technical Education certification requirements for candidates pursuing qualifications to teach Career & Technical Education courses including business education, marketing education, work-based (worksite) learning and/or diversified occupations (career choices) indicated in WAC 181-77A-180. In addition, satisfactory completion of this course will help students meet initial certification requirements pertaining to the areas of work-based-learning, occupational analysis, and student leadership development referenced in WACs 181-77-031 and 181-77-041.
CTED 492-Professional Portfolio
This online course introduces students to the practice of reflective teaching through the creation of a professional portfolio. The teaching portfolio is a means to document, reflect upon, and improve teaching and students’ learning. The portfolio is a space for students to record and reflect on their teaching of students both in and outside of the classroom. Students will use it to examine what they have learned through both personal experience and professional development activities, and thereby to develop and analyze more effective approaches to teaching. The portfolio will be used as a formative measurement of development (as a record of experiments, analysis, and improvement strategies) and as a summative measurement of merit or achievement.