CE Instructor Training Certificate

Division: Career Technical Education


Career Education and Career Technical Education (CTE TOP-coded programs) teachers will learn, practice and apply pedagogical approaches and instructional technologies in actual and virtual teaching environments. This instructor training and professional development certificate program complements and enhances one's career education subject knowledge and expertise and includes: career education history, pedagogy and labor market overview; course syllabus, lesson plan and curriculum development; practical teaching opportunities; and creation of a professional portfolio. This certificate requires a total of 18-21 units.

CE 201 CCE Teacher Training 1: Port.3
CE 202 CCE Teacher Training 2: Tech.3
CE 295 CCE Teacher Training 3: Prac.3
Complete an additional nine minimum units in an area of expertise and/or in consultation with the CE Department Chairperson (9 units). See examples below of expertise areas.9-12
Automotive Technology (12 units):
Intro to Automotive Technology4
Automotive Electrical I4
Automotive Electrical II4
Automotive Air Conditioning4
Aviation and Travel Careers (9-10 units):
Introduction to Travel Careers3
Private Pilot4
Airline Operations3
Passenger Services and Safety3
Hotel, Restaurant, Culinary Arts (9-11 units):
Intro to Hospitality Mgmt3
Sanitation and Safety2
Culinary Fundamentals I3
Culinary Fundamentals II3
Total Units18-21

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1: New and aspiring Career Education (CE) faculty in a variety of Career Technical Education (CTE) programs will benefit from this 18 unit certificate.(CTE TOP-coded programs include but are not limited to Business, Computer Information Systems, Career Technical Education, Health Science, and some Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Science/Engineering/Math). Nine of the 18 units include equity-minded teaching and pedagogy, instructional technologies, distance education, and a practicum, for career entry into teaching positions and for professional development.