CTE Business & Industry Route Teacher Preparation Programs

WAC 181-77A establishes PESB's oversight for Career & Technical Education Business & Industry (CTE B&I) route teacher preparation programs, including the approval standards for these programs. WAC 181-77 specifies the certification requirements for teachers prepared in by these programs. 

Approved Programs

Individuals with specific industry experience can become certified to teach those skills in Washington schools. The following approved CTE B&I preparation programs provide the educator preparation necessary to transition from industry into the classroom. 
Contact the program directly for more information about the preparation offered.

Program Approval Requirements


Annual Reporting

Annual reporting information and documentation has been moved to the Annual Reports page of this site. CTE B&I programs will be collecting and reporting data with the traditional route, Plan 1 CTE preparation programs which are included with the residency teacher preparation programs. 

Link to OSPI Certification Office for certification questions.

Other CTE related work

PESB staff work with other CTE stakeholders regarding certification requirements. See Other CTE related work