Career and Technical Education

Career & Technical Education


In the eastern region of Pennsylvania, the Temple University Center for Professional Development in Career & Technical Education provides vocational teacher certification services to Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers. All prospective CTE teachers MUST obtain a state-issued vocational teaching certificate.  

The Temple Center for Professional Personnel Development prepares persons transitioning from business and industry to teach occupations such as auto mechanics, carpentry, welding, culinary, cosmetology, health occupations, film and video production, environmental sciences, web design, and much more.

Requirements change. Please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education website for the latest information.
PA Department of Education CTE Certification


Teaching Opportunities in Career and Technical Education

Occupational Competency Exam Information & Schedule

Temple University clearance requirements for CTE teachers


Professional Career