Practical Skills for Beginning K-12 Career and Technical Educators Certificate

Enhance your knowledge in career, technical, and workforce education.
Degree Type Certificate
Careers and Salary Certificate Outcomes
Delivery Online

This 15-credit certificate is designed for individuals with significant content knowledge that are interested in strengthening their knowledge and skills in teaching CTE within a K-12 environment.

The program enhances learners’ knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify and evaluate issues and trends in education. 
  • Demonstrate how to teach including a variety of instructional strategies, including use of technology, the development of critical thinking, and problem-solving. 
  • Analyze a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning and self-motivation.
  • Prepare and analyze systematic instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, pupils, the community, and curriculum goals. 
  • Develop formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social and physical development of the pupil.  

Program Benefits:

  • Complete coursework in one or two years
  • Advance your knowledge of teaching methods and course construction
  • All courses online  
  • Most certification courses taken at an undergraduate level  can be applied to a bachelors degree at UW-Stout in order to obtain a teaching licensure

While not a substitute for a degree or diploma, the certificate is an alternative credential for individuals seeking to obtain new knowledge and skills or to update their knowledge and skills in career and technical education. This certificate does not qualify as part of a Wisconsin K-12 teacher certificate or licensure program.