Career and Technical Education Alternative Certification

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Course Number Course Title CL LAB CR
ED 101 Introduction to Exceptionalities 3 0 3
ED 104 Foundations of Education 3 0 3
ED 204 Instructional Technology 3 0 3
ED 209 Instructional Technology 3 0 3
ED 230 Curriculum and Assessment 4 0 4
ED 230 Essentials of Career and Technical
Curriculum and Instruction
3 0 3
EN 101 English Composition 4 0 4
PY 209 Educational Psychology 3 0 3
PY 220 Human Growth and Development: The Life Span 3 0 3
TOTAL CREDITS 26

Curriculum for students entering program in 2014-15.

This program is designed to offer students the knowledge and skills required by the New Hampshire Department of Education standards for career and technical educator certification. This program has been constructed according to the competencies required for Ed 610.01 Professional Education and Ed 507.02 Teachers of Career and Technical Education. Ed 610.01 competencies are met through courses ED 104 and ED 105. Ed 507.02 competencies, as proposed, are met through ED 230 Essentials of Career and Technical Curriculum and Instruction (course pending approval).The program is designed to allow students to use program credits toward an Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation or Associate degree in a general studies or career and technical program. Students also may use the credits toward a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in Education through Plymouth State University. Articulation with other colleges and programs may be sought.

Students accepted into this program may provide evidence that they may be eligible to receive credit for courses via aggregate educational experience and/or occupational experiences. In such cases students may be eligible to earn credit by examination or transfer credit, according to the policies and procedures of the college.

Students eligible for this program may be:

  • those with a high school diploma or equivalent and significant work/life experience who would like to earn a credential to teach or a credential to teach and college credits toward Associate or Baccalaureate Degree completion;
  • those with some college courses or an Associate Degree and significant work/life experience who would like to earn a credential to teach or a credential to teach and college credits toward Associate or Baccalaureate Degree completion;
  • those with a Bachelor's Degree (but no certification) and significant work/life experience who would like to earn a credential to teach or a credential to teach and possible graduate credits toward Master's Degree completion.

In all cases, prospective career and technical educators will possess significant life/work experience or academic preparation in a career and technical content area. The Career and Technical Center Directors and School Districts will retain the authority to review the eligibility of all prospective career and technical educators and define any or all of the certificate component courses to be required for credentialing, on an individual basis. These individuals will then be referred to NHTI for course registration and completion. This program is financial aid eligible. To be eligible for federal financial aid, students must submit an official, final high school transcript, or the equivalent documentation that demonstrates high school completion, to the NHTI Admissions Office.

Financial Aid is pending for this program.

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Kelly Moore Dunn
Education Dept. Head

(603) 271-6484 x4163
kdunn@ccsnh.edu

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