Career and Technical Education (CTE)
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CTE Teacher Licensure
CTE Teacher Licensure
To teach in an Oregon state approved CTE program, the instructor must have an appropriate CTE license and/or endorsement, specific to the program career area. The
Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs)
governing CTE teacher licensure have been revised and adopted by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) in 2010.
of the OARs includes those rules specific to Teacher Standards & Practices (TSPC). Division 42 is the section of OARs under TSPC regulation that outlines CTE Licenses and Endorsements.
CTE Licensure Forms and Process Documents
All the forms needed to apply for your CTE I, CTE II, or Additional CTE Endorsement.
Related Links & Resources
CTE Staff Directories & Contact Information
Regional CTE contacts and CTE educational staff lists (ODE & CCWD).
National Center for Education Statistics
Secondary School Course Classification System: School Codes for the Exchange of Data (SCED)
NCES Codes by Endorsement Area
This document was submitted to TSPC in November, 2009 and is for use by the Instructor Appraisal Committees (see CTE I Licensure Process/Application above) in completing their recommendations. A final list has not yet been approved and incorporated into the TSPC License Guide.
Once the appropriate Oregon Administrative Rules have been adopted by the Commission, the License Guide will reflect an approved list.
For those new CTE endorsement areas without NCES codes and courses compiled on the Teacher Standard & Practices (TSPC) website, refer to the
Technical Skill Content Courses
NCES Codes correlated to Oregon Requirements for Highly Qualified Teachers
Teacher Standards & Practices Commission (TSPC)
Western Oregon University CTE Teacher Preparation Options
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Secondary and Post Secondary Transitions - Ed. Specialist, Health Sciences and Student Support Services
Secondary and Post Secondary Transitions - Administrative Specialist, CTE Data
Education Equity - Education Program Specialist, CTE Civil Rights
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