Interim Occupational Certificate

More to come soon! Until then, becoming a certfied CTE teacher in Michigan requires the following steps:

  • Earn a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Document 2 years of full time work in a related field
  • Take nine credit hours of teacher prep coursework
  • Pass the Professional Readiness Exam (PRE) - Test over Reading, Writing, and Math
  • Document Your Content Knowledge Through a Test or Professional Certification (depends on area)
  • Become CPR Certified

With the Current Rules and Standards, You Can Do All of This While Teaching in Your CTE Area.

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Check out this video explaining the IOC process in Michigan

To learn how to get started - Contact Dr. Adam Manley, WMU CTE Associate Professor (269) 387 - 3721 OR

Developed by Dr. Adam Manley, Associate Professor of CTE, Western Michigan University