Cascadia Technical Academy is an approved provider of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher Certification Program (Plan 2) pathway for obtaining the Washington State CTE Teaching Certificate from the Office of the Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction. In order to qualify for the CTE Teaching Certificate, you must meet the OSPI Business and Industry (Specialty Program Areas) Requirements.

Interested in our program? If so, please follow these steps:
STEP ONE:  Please go to the OSPI Initial Career and Technical Educator (CTE) Certificate page and read the Business and Industry (Specialty Program Areas) Requirements. The link to the page is here.

STEP TWO:  If you feel you meet the requirements for obtaining the CTE Teacher Certification, please complete each section of our Program Application Form

STEP THREE:  Upon receipt of the Program Application Form, the Program Coordinator will contact you regarding your next step in the enrollment process.

STEP FOUR: CTE Teacher Candidates must take a basic skills test in reading, writing, and mathematics before enrolling in the CTE Teacher Certification Program. Passing the test is not required. Candidates need to provide to our program the results of one of the WA state approved tests as evidence of having completed this requirement. 

If you have never taken one of these basic skills tests, you may follow the link for instructions to take the WEST-B in Reading, Writing, and Math.

STEP FIVE: All new candidates entering the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Plan 2 Teacher Certification Program must complete the Orientation form and will attend a brief orientation the first day of CTE courses.

CTE Certification (Plan 2) Program Information

For more information:
​Contact Suzy Jajewski-Koehler, CTE Plan 2 Program Coordinator, at Susan.JajewskiKoehler@evergreenps.org or 360.604.1090