Teacher Licensing

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Agriculture - Business - Family & Consumer Sciences - Marketing - Technology & Engineering

Application Forms

Alternative Teaching License

Marketing Education Minor Equivalency

  • Content Area Minor Equivalency Endorsement SFN 58266

    • Required Hours of Coursework: 24 Semester Hours and MUST include the following courses:
    • Marketing

    • Economics

    • Management

    • Student Organizations (Professional Training Techniques)

    • Methods of Teaching Marketing Education

    • Philosophy of Career and Technical Education

    • 9 Additional Approved Credits

  • Certification must be obtained from the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board.

  • Certification to teach Marketing Education must be obtained from the North Dakota State Board for Career and Technical Education.

  • For more information or questions, contact:

    • Kevin Reisenauer, State Supervisor, Marketing Education, kreisena@nd.gov or 701-328-3182.

Career Development - Career Advisor

Application Forms

Career Development Counselor

Credentials for Career Development Counselors

Secondary Career Development Credential

Application Process

To apply for a Career Development Credential, complete the Application For Career and Technical Education Teacher Certification (SFN 5415).

Five-Year Renewal

The succeeding renewal of the five-year credential requires verification of a minimum of six (6) semester hours of college or university credit earned within the dates of the credential. Half of those credits must be Career Development related such as the CTE Professional Development Conference or other approved workshops (i.e. CRN Workshops). To renew a Career Development Credential, complete the Renewal Application For Career and Technical Education Teacher Certification (SFN 51688).

Postsecondary Career Development Credential

Application Process

To apply for a Career Development Credential, complete the Application For Career and Technical Education Teacher Certification (SFN 5415).

Renewal Process

A regular Career Development Credential must be renewed every five years. To renew a Career Development Credential, a counselor must earn six semester hours and complete the Renewal Application For Career and Technical Education Teacher Certification (SFN 51688).

Clinical Practice

Clinical Practice

Clinical Practice is a- alternative teacher preparation program for new postsecondary instructors to transition into the classroom.

To be eligible for the Clinical Practice program an individual must:

  • Be a full-time postsecondary CTE instructor teaching in a CTE discipline, includes programs that are Perkins (federal) funded or eligible (Pell Grants),
  • Any CTE instructor who is responsible for curriculum development in the content area and/or designing assessment of student performance.

Clinical Practice is administered by Dr. Bob Gette and endorsed by the Department of Career and Technical Education. For further information contact CTE at: cte@nd.gov or (701) 328-3180 or Contact Dr. Gette at: rgette@wah.midco.net or (701) 640-1506.

2019-2020 Schedule

Course Offerings

Certification Courses through Valley City State University

Health Sciences - Information Technology - Trade, Industry & Technical Education

Secondary Forms

Health Sciences and Trade, Industry & Technical Education License Checklist

Postsecondary Forms

Health Sciences and Trade, Industry & Technical Education License Checklist

Diversified Occupations Teacher Qualifications

A person seeking certification in Diversified Occupations must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Teaching License - Instructors must hold a valid North Dakota Educator's Professional License which includes a Trade and Industry Teaching License.
  2. Career and Technical Education Certificate - Instructors must have one of the below:
    1. Be vocationally certified in at least one career-technical service area as accepted by the State Board for Career and Technical Education.
    2. Have earned a Master of Science degree in Career and Technical Education.
  3. Coordinating Techniques/Cooperative Education - Instructors must have one of the below:
    1. Instructor must have completed a collegiate course in the area of coordinating techniques/cooperative education supervision in order to receive a regular career certificate in Diversified Occupations.
    2. A provisional career certificate in Diversified Occupations is available. The provisional certification is good for only one year until the course requirement (coordinating techniques/cooperative education supervision) is met.
Special Populations

Application Forms

Transition To Teaching (Secondary)

Transition to Teaching (Secondary)

Transition to Teaching is a one-year alternative teacher preparation program for new secondary non-traditional teachers who have non-teaching baccalaureate degrees in teaching-shortage areas or who are entering teaching from industry or military with specific technical skills. The program is designed to "jump-start" the individual’s transition into the secondary classroom.

Persons enrolled in Transition to Teaching will be mentored for a full year and will participate in face-to-face seminars and on-line courses. At the end of the year successful participants will earn credit for student teaching and the course Introduction to Teaching.

To be eligible for the Transition to Teaching program an individual must:

  • Hold an interim/emergency license issued by the Education Standards and Practices Board (ESPB) or a provisional credential from the Department of Career and Technical Education, and,
  • Be contracted to teach in a North Dakota secondary school.

Both academic and Career and Technical Education instructors are eligible to participate.

Transition to Teaching is administered by Valley City State University and endorsed by the Department of Career and Technical Education, Department of Public Instruction and the Education Standards and Practices Board.