Designated Subjects Credential Services

Adult Education, Career Technical Education, Supervision and Coordination Credentials

 

Los Angeles County Office of Education - Career Technical Education (LACOE-CTE) is an approved Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) Program Sponsor for the Designated Subjects (DS) Credentials in Career Technical Education, Adult Education, and Supervision and Coordination. The Designated Subjects Credentials Unit processes the Preliminary and Clear Career Technical Education and Adult Education Credentials as well as the Supervision and Coordination Credential for qualified candidates. In collaboration with the University of San Diego (USD), LACOE-CTE provides a sequence of coursework that prepares candidates to become successful and effective Adult Education and Career Technical Education teachers, supervisors and coordinators.
Designated Subjects Credentials Coursework
How to Apply for a Designated Subjects Credential
Credential Packet InstructionsCredential Packet Instructions
Read this information first, before selecting a credential packet below....Read more
Career Technical Education (CTE) Preliminary Designated SubjectsCareer Technical Education (CTE) Preliminary Designated Subjects
For first-time credential applicants (even if you hold a credential in another state, you are still considered a first-time applicant in California)....Read more
Career Technical Education (CTE) Preliminary Designated SubjectsCareer Technical Education (CTE) Preliminary Designated Subjects
For applicants with a California credential already on file with the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)...Read more
Adult Education Preliminary (Academic or non-Academic) Designated SubjectsAdult Education Preliminary (Academic or non-Academic) Designated Subjects
For first time credential applicants (if you hold a credential in another state, you are a first-time applicant in California)...Read more
Adult Education Preliminary (Academic or non-Academic) Designated SubjectsAdult Education Preliminary (Academic or non-Academic) Designated Subjects
For applicants with a California credential already on file with the Commission on Teacher Credentialing...Read more
Career Technical Education “Clear” Designated Subjects Career Technical Education “Clear” Designated Subjects
For applicants "clearing" a Preliminary CTE Credential after completing all coursework and credential requirements...Read more
Adult Education “Clear” Designated SubjectsAdult Education “Clear” Designated Subjects
For applicants “clearing” a Preliminary Adult Education Credential after completing all coursework and credential requirements [only for Preliminary AE Credentials issued after January 31, 2013 under "new regulations"]. ...Read more
Supervision and CoordinationSupervision and Coordination
For applicants with a clear full-time AE or CTE credential who have completed the Level 3 course and the CBEST (California Basic Education Skills Test). [Note: This credential is accepted only by some ROCPs and Adult Schools for specific supervisory positions.]...Read more
U.S. Constitution RequirementU.S. Constitution Requirement
The U.S. Constitution requirement may be met by either an approved college level class OR passage of an examination administered by LACOE. Detailed information about the exam is provided on the attachment. ...Read more
Preliminary AE and CTE Credential ExtensionsPreliminary AE and CTE Credential Extensions
If you currently have a teaching position, you may apply for a one-year extension through LACOE if you meet the CTC guidelines. If you are not teaching, you may let your preliminary AE or CTE credential expire and then apply for a clear credential once you have completed the requirements. ...Read more
Contacts
Credentials
Linda Matzek
Coordinator II

Lucy Domingo
CTE & AE Credential Specialist
(562) 922-6798

Program Instructors
       
Laurel Adler
Vickie Burch
Irene Cox
Cherise Moore
Maureen Sinclair
Nancy Wagner
Tracie Zerpoli