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Career And Technical Teaching

SRJC PATHWAYS TO TEACHING IN CALIFORNIA Early Childhood Teaching Elementary School Teaching Middle/High School Teaching Career & Technical Teaching Special Education Teaching

The minimum qualifications to teach many courses in career and technical disciplines are any bachelor’s degree and two years of experience, or any associate degree and six years of experience. In California, the Board of Governor’s for the California Community Colleges adopts a list of minimum qualifications by discipline for instructors based on a recommendation from the statewide Academic Senate for the California Community Colleges. View the most current list of minimum qualifications (PDF) found on the statewide Academic Senate Web site.

You may already be qualified to teach career technical courses at the community college. The following list provides the professional fields that fall within the career technical description.

Pathways to CTE Teaching

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment
  • Building Trades and Construction
  • Education, Child Development, and Family Services
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Engineering and Design
  • Fashion and Interior Design
  • Finance and Business
  • Health Science and Medical Technology
  • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing and Product Development
  • Marketing, Sales, and Service
  • Public Service
  • Transportation

Credential Information

Adult Education and Career Technical Education
Designated Subjects Career Technical Education for K-12

Online Designated Subject Credential Program

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