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Oakland Unified School District

Alameda County Office of Education CTE Teacher Credentialing

CTE @ ACOE Career Technical Education Teacher Credentialing

The Alameda County Office of Education offers an all-online Clear Career Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Credentialing Program. Qualifying candidates will be granted the Preliminary CTE Credential and will participate in ACOE’s Clear CTE program.

Teachers who possess a valid clear single-subject, multiple-subject, or educational specialist credential take an 8-week course.

To participate in ACOE’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing-accredited program, simply visit our website and follow the  3 Steps to Apply.

Program Duration
8 weeks

Cost for the 2021-22 School Year
First-time Credential Holders $3,100
Existing Credential Holders $1,650

State Minimum Requirements

Actual industry experience (not teaching): one year full-time or 1,000 hours part-time in the last five years, or, two years full-time or 2,000 hours part-time in the last ten years. This work can be for an employer, including extra-curricular work, self-employment, volunteering, and/or avocational (hobby).

Overall, three years of work experience: One year of teaching experience counts as one year towards this requirement. Industry-related college credit counts up to two years.

Follow the 3 Steps to Apply for details. Questions? Email cte@acoe.org or call (510) 670-7713.