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Program Description 
The CTE Teacher Preparation Program is designed for both new and experienced teachers to earn their Designated Subjects Credential. This credential qualifies candidates who have successfully completed 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 or watching the CTE Virtual Information Session below.
For CTE program information, please contact Bridget Mondt, Program Specialist, at 714-966-4104, or
Mailing Address:                                        
Orange County Department of Education
200 Kalmus Drive, Bldg. E4-225
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
 CTE Virtual Information Session