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Career and Technical Authorization

Lic/Auth Type
Requirements - First Issuance

Eligible to hold (or holds) Initial CTE Authorization.

Completion of the required CTE pedagogy coursework. 

  • Methods of career and technical education
  • Curriculum development
  • Measurement and evaluation of programs and students
  • Human relations for educators
  • Exceptional learners
  • Ethics training
5 years

Limited to career and technical fields listed on the authorization. Not eligible for conditional licensure. 


6 renewal credits and the mandatory reporter training for child and dependent adult abuse.


Yes - if more time is needed to complete renewal requirements.

Other Information

Career and technical areas include but are not limited to areas such as construction, plumbing, electrical, welding, auto body/mechanics, drafting, agriculture, culinary arts, and nursing.