Teacher Preparation Courses

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Ines Lamberton
Grants and Contracts Specialist
Phone: 253.680.7467

Caryn Fosnaugh
Dean of Instruction
Phone: 253.680.7404

South Campus, Room A100

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Bates Technical College offers training to prepare individuals with business and industry experience for career and technical education (CTE) teaching careers at the secondary level, grades 7-12. The Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board has approved Bates to offer this route to CTE teacher certification. Call 253.680.7467 for more information. 

The following courses are offered multiple times a year. Click for the 2016-17 Class Schedule.

Methods of Teaching, EDU 105 
This course provides tools and strategies for effective teaching in a career and technical education classroom or lab setting, including facilitating and evaluating learning. 
5163, 3 cr, Classroom, $280

Occupational Analysis, EDU 106 
Participants learn skills for performing an occupational analysis of a specific job as the basis for creating a competency-based curriculum. 
5164, 3 cr, Hybrid*, $280, plus a $12 hybrid fee

Course Organization, EDU 107  
This course focuses on essential skills for developing and organizing a course in a career and technical education setting. 
5165, 3 cr, Hybrid*, $280, plus a $12 hybrid fee

Philosophy of Technical Education, EDU 104 
This course explores the evolution, philosophy and framework of career and technical education. 
5162, 3 cr, Hybrid*, $280, plus a $12 hybrid fee  

Industrial Safety, EDU 102  
This course focuses on establishing and maintaining a safe working environment as well as teaching students about general safety and industrial hygiene. 
5160, 1 cr, Online, $80, plus an $8 online fee

Work-Based Learning Coordination, EDU 228 
This course focuses on building a functional framework to coordinate a work-based learning program. It meets the state requirement for a work-based learning endorsement. 
5184, 3 cr, Classroom, $280

Student Development & Leadership, EDU 226 
This course focuses on integrating student leadership activities into career and technical education classrooms as well as operating student leadership organizations. 
5182, 3 cr, Classroom, $280

Diverse Needs of Students, EDU 229  
Participants learn about meeting the diverse needs of today's students with an emphasis on adolescent development, cultural diversity and students with disabilities. 
5185, 3 cr, Online, $280, plus a $24 online fee

School Law, EDU 101
This course is an introduction to the history, political structure and legal framework of the public school system with emphasis on the basics of school law and how it applies to employees, students and parents. 
5108, 3 cr, Online, $280, plus a $24.00 online fee

Abuse & Neglect of Children, EDU 151
This course is an introduction to the causes, extent and dynamics of child abuse and neglect along with mandatory reporting guidelines for educators.  
5110, 1 cr. Online, $80, plus a $8 online fee

Teaching Practicum-CTE, EDU 230 
Participants perform a practical teaching experience in a career and technical education setting. 
5186, 1 cr, Arranged, $280

* Presented in a combination of online and classroom instruction. 

VA/GI Bill funding cannot be used for this program.