Teacher Certification and Preparation
This website is intended to be a resource for:
- Individuals wishing to know more about teaching in the CareerTech system
- Subject matter experts interested in teaching short-term or customizable programs
- Beginning CTE teachers wishing to complete the Oklahoma teacher requirements
- Beginning CTE teachers wishing to know their options regarding CTE teacher
- Beginning and experienced teachers wishing to know about for teachers
- CTE teachers wishing to complete the Oklahoma teacher certification renewal requirements
- CTE teachers and administrators wishing to add certifications
Who can become a CareerTech teacher?
- An individual with a degree in education may become a CareerTech teacher through , required and additional educational requirements.
- An individual with a bachelor degree in a field other than education may become a CareerTech teacher through or provisional certification, required or competency exams and additional educational requirements.
- A non-bachelor degreed individual with professional experience or credentials may become a CareerTech teacher through provisional certification, required or competency exams and pursuit of a .
When are new teachers hired in the CareerTech system?
New teachers are hired as needed.
Where might teaching positions be open in the CareerTech system?
There are a variety of educational sites in which a CareerTech teacher might teach:
- Business and Industry Services
- 398 comprehensive school districts
- 14 Skills Centers
- 29 technology center districts operating on 57 campuses
Why should I consider becoming a CareerTech teacher?
CareerTech instructors work with students to apply academics to real world situations through guided practice and hands-on learning.
CareerTech instructors have the opportunity to develop students':
How do I become a CareerTech teacher?
How do I become a contract or adjunct instructor for Business and Industry Services?
Business and Industry Services is dedicated to meeting the needs of the ever-changing business environment in Oklahoma. As such, the need for subject matter experts in our BIS classrooms change frequently. For information regarding contract or adjunct instructor positions, please contact your local technology center or Tara Fiechtl, Management Development Specialist, at the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.