CTE (Plan 2) Teacher Certification Program

Cascadia Technical Academy is an approved provider of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Certification Program (Plan 2) pathway for obtaining the Washington State CTE Teaching Certificate from the Office of the Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction. In order to qualify for the CTE Teaching Certificate, you must meet the OSPI Business and Industry (Specialty Program Areas) Requirements.

Interested in our program? If so, please follow these steps:

STEP ONE:  Please go to the OSPI Initial Career and Technical Educator (CTE) Certificate page and read the Business and Industry (Specialty Program Areas) Requirements. The link to the page is here.

STEP TWO:  If you feel you meet the requirements for obtaining the CTE Teacher Certification, please complete each step of our Program Application Form. This document is a Google Form and can be accessed and submitted through this link.

STEP THREE:  Upon receipt of the Program Application Form, the Program Coordinator will contact you regarding your next step in the enrollment process.

 STEP FOUR: Before entering our program, you will need to provide your scores from a “basic skills test.” These scores could be from an older SAT or ACT test or you could take the WEST-B Test for reading, writing, and math. You are not required to pass the WEST-B before entering our program, but we are required to evaluate your abilities in order to offer you support, if necessary. For more information about the WEST-B Test click here.

STEP FIVE: All candidates entering the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Plan 2 Teacher Certification Program must attend a brief orientation the first Thursday in September at 5:30 PM in Room 533.

CTE Certification (Plan 2) Program Information

For more information, contact Heidi Steigmann, CTE Plan II Program Coordinator, at Heidi.Steigmann@evergreenps.org.