Career and Technical Education

 

The Texas Education Agency issues nine Career and Technical Education certificates.  Trades and Industrial Education, Health Science Technology Education, and Marketing Education certificates require work experience. 

Career and Technical Education Chart

CTE

Teaching certification

Statutory citations

Certification exams required

Test numbers and names

Degree required?

Wage-earning experience required?

Licensure or certification required?

Contact information
(512)463-9581

AgriculturalScience
and Technology
Education

Grades 6-12

TAC 233.13

172 Agricultural Sciences and Technology

And

160 PPR (EC-12)

Yes

No

May be added by exam to a valid classroom teaching certificate

No

 

Ron Whitson

Business Education Grades 6-12


TAC 233.13

176 Business Education

And

160 PPR (EC-12)

Yes

No

May be added by exam to a valid classroom teaching certificate

NoDiane Salazar

 

 

 

 

 

Family and
Consumer
Sciences
Composite
Grades 6-12

TAC 233.13



Human
Development
and Family
Studies
Grades 8-12

TAC 233.13

Hospitality,
Nutrition, and
Food Sciences
Grades 8-12

TAC 233.13

 

One of the following
content exams
administered by the
American Association
of Family and
Consumer Sciences
www.AAFCS.org (outside source)

200 FCS-Family and
Consumer Sciences
Composite

 

 

202 FCS-Human
Development and
Family Studies

 

 

201 FCS-Hospitality,
Nutrition, and Food
Science

And

160 PPR (EC-12)

Yes

No

All Family and Consumer Science areas may be added by exam to a valid classroom teaching certificate

NoDiane Salazar

Health Science
Technology
Education
Grades 8-12

TAC 233.14

173 Health Science
Technology Education

And

160 PPR (EC-12)

Yes

Yes

Two years of wage-earning experience
in your licensed occupational field, verified by your teacher preparation program

May not be added by exam only

Current licensure (PDF, 185 KB),
certification, or registration
by a nationally recognized
accrediting agency as a
health professions
practitioner based on a
program requiring at least two years of formal
education
Ron Whitson

Marketing
Education
Grades 8-12

TAC 233.14

175 Marketing
Education

And

160 PPR (EC-12)

Yes

Yes

Two Years of wage-earning experience in at least one of the marketing occupations

 May be added by exam to valid classroom teaching certificate and verified experience 

No

Ron Whitson

Technology
Education
Grades 6-12

TAC 233.13

171 Technology
Education

And

160 PPR (EC-12)

Yes

No

May be added by exam to a valid classroom teaching certificate

NoJohn Ellis

Trade and
Industrial Education
Grades 8-12

TAC 233.14

170 PPR for Trade
and Industrial Education

No

TAC
233.14(f)(1)
requires that candidates
seeking CTE
certification
based on
skill and
experience
must complete
an approved
educator
preparation
program.

Yes

Option I

1. a bachelor's degree
from an accredited institution
2. three years of full-time wage-earning experience within the past eight years
in an approved occupation for the classes you will be teaching

Option II

1. an associates' degree from an accredited
institution
2. three years of full-time wage-earning experience within the past eight years
in an approved occupation for the classes you will be teaching

Option III

1. a high school diploma or equivalent
2. five years of full-time wage-earning
experience within the past eight years
in an approved occupation for the classes you will be teaching

 

Current
licensure by a
state or nationally
recognized
accrediting
agency in any approved
occupations for the classes you will be teaching

Or

A passing score on the National
Occupational
Competency
Testing Institute
(NOCTI) (outside source)

Cosmetology
teachers approved
under Options
I or II must satisfy the following additional
requirements:
1. have three years
of full time wage-
earning experience
as a licensed
cosmetologist
2. hold a
current
cosmetology
instructor's license

 

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