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South Seattle College’s Continuing Education offers flexible, affordable preparation classes for those working toward their Career & Technical Education Certification (CTE) in Washington State. South’s program is an approved “business and industry” course of study for secondary teachers leading to the initial CTE teaching certificate issued by OSPI.
 
This is the introductory course to Career and Technical (vocational) certification. It is designed to help teacher-candidates lay out their professional development plan based upon a State Skills Standards Inventory of their current work experience, skills, talents, and competencies. The plan may include certification or re-certification as a Career and Technical (vocational) instructor in accordance with the Washington Administrative Code and the Revised State Skills Standards.  Introduction to safety and health issues and the incorporation of safety practices into curriculum and classroom management are also covered. Class will be taught hybrid/online. There is one REQUIRED IN PERSON session on a Saturday, May 6.  Approximate time will be 8:30-1:00.  No book for this course. (30 clock hours)

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 06/13/17

10 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM (4/11/2017-6/13/2017)

Instructor : Tammy Price 

Room :  ONLINE (OLY 203 5/6 In-person Session)

Class Fee: $225.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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This instructional course will include more in-depth knowledge in instructional methods and strategies and their applications for CTE teachers. Methods may include the art of questioning, project-based learning, action research, classroom design and strategies for involving the community and parents. CTE job analysis training will be included. Course will have two in-person sessions and additional project work. The two required in-person sessions are on Saturday, April 29 and May 20. Prerequisite: Teaching Strategies or WA State teaching license. This should be one of the last classes you take in the certification program. (30 clock hours.) Class has required books; see special notice.

Start date: 04/04/17

End date: 06/06/17

10 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM (4/4/2017-6/6/2017)

Instructor : Sue Longstreth 

Room :  Online w/ face to face 4/19 & /20 in OLY 206

Class Fee: $225.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Study of the history of Career and Technical Education; the impact of the educational reform on Career and Technical Education and workforce development and Career and Technical Education’s importance within our society; and topics that include: leaders in vocational education; societal influences on vocational curriculum design; legislative initiatives, social issues and organizations involved in and impacting Career and Technical and workforce development education. Class will be taught online. (30 clock hours)  There is one required book for this class.

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 06/13/17

10 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM (4/11/2017-6/13/2017)

Instructor : Claudia Buxton 

Room :  online with CANVAS

Class Fee: $195.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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This course introduces you to school law and educational policies including covering such subjects as: FERPA, curriculum, student free speech rights, student discipline, EEO, students with special needs, federal, state and local statutory rights of teachers, teacher employment, collective bargaining, and related educational policies (state, local, district). It will also discuss and provide insights and understanding of issues related to abuse including (but not limited to) identification of physical, emotional, sexual and substance abuse; information on the impact of abuse on the behavior and learning abilities of students; discussion on the responsibilities of teachers to report abuse or provide assistance to students who are the victims of abuse; and methods for teaching students about abuse of all types and its prevention. 30 clock hours. (No textbook for this course.)

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 06/13/17

10 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM (4/11/2017-6/13/2017)

Instructor : Bryan Erickson 

Room :  online with canvas

Class Fee: $195.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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This course will include an analysis of the teacher-candidate’s career field including skills, competencies, knowledge, attitudes, performance expectations and trends and the structuring and organizing of instructional materials including goals, objectives, benchmarks, outlines, syllabus and lesson plans along with curriculum design (sequence of learning topics and instructional units). Online class (30 clock hours). 

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 06/06/17

9 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM (4/11/2017-6/6/2017)

Instructor : Thomas Mosby 

Room :  Canvas

Class Fee: $195.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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The Practicum is used to demonstrate and validate that the teacher candidate is qualified for certification and well prepared to teach Career and Technology Education (CTE) classes in the State of Washington. Practicum is arranged with Director of Continuing Education. For more details call 206-934-6782 or e-mail luisa.motten@seattlecolleges.edu. The Practicum is required for all students in the CTE program. 40 clock hours. This is the LAST class taken in the CTE program. Please provide CTE program administrator with evidence collected for Part A of the Practicum no later than March 30. Acceptance for practicum placement is up to the CTE program administrator and CTE Advisory Committee.

Start date: 03/30/17

End date: 03/30/17

1 session

Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (3/30/2017-3/30/2017)

Instructor :  staff Staff 

Room :  OLY 206

Class Fee: $399.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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