2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Director of Career and Technical Education

Initial Practitioner License Requirements

Designed for students who seek a Director of Career and Technical Education license required for administering career programs and facilities. This addresses Indiana REPA license requirements.

Admission requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School

Who can qualify?

Candidates must meet the following:

  1. Hold one (1) of the following licenses:

(A) A Proficient Practitioner license or Accomplished Practitioner license with at least one (1) of the content areas in career and technical education according to the Indiana Standard License Assignment Code.

(B) A Workplace Specialist II license with two (2) years of full-time teaching experience in an accredited vocational school in the grade level and vocational content area listed on the license.

(C) A Proficient or Accomplished Practitioner License in Building Level Administrator, Superintendent, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, or Director of Exceptional Needs.

(D) A Proficient or Accomplished Practitioner license that includes the content area of Business or Technology education.               

2. Successfully complete the content for director of career and technical education.

3. Successfully complete a master’s degree.

Also required:

Verified valid CPR/Heimlich Maneuver certification and Suicide Prevention training through a state approved training program. Also, complete a required state criminal background check.

30 credits

Required Courses

BED 693Philosophy, Organization, and Administration of CTE

3

EDAC 631Adult and Community Education

3

or

EDAC 632Organizing Adult and Community Education Programs

3

EDAD 600Introduction to Educational Leadership

3

EDAD 684Educational Finance and Ethics

3

EDAD 696Superintendent Internship

3

SPCE 637Special Education Administration and Law

3

6 credits in EDAD 696 are required unless the student previously took an internship for another administrative license, in which case 3 credits may be required pending review.

3 credits from

CTE 625Problems and Issues

3

CTE 660Organizational Safety and Health

3

CTE 696Coordinating Training Programs

3

3 credits from

BED 620Improvement of Instruction with Technology

3

CTE 622Instructional Materials and Strategies for Improvement of Instruction

3

CTE 692Managing Work-Based Learning Programs

3

3 credits from

BED 616Research Methods

3

EDPS 640Methodology of Educational and Psychological Research

3

Total Credit Hours: 30