CTE Teacher Credential

Program Description 

The CTE Credentialing Program is designed for both new and experienced teachers to earn their Designated Subjects Credential. This credential qualifies candidates who have successfully comp​leted the course(s) to teach CTE courses at the secondary level. Through online coursework and in-person support, participants gain  the knowledge, skills, and abilities to become effective, fully credentialed CTE instructors.

Many of your questions can be answered by reviewing the program application.

For CTE program information, please contact the CTE Credential department at 714-708-5898, or CTECredentials@ocde.us.

Mailing Address:                                      

Orange County Department of Education
CTE Credentialing Program
200 Kalmus Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626