The Department of Career and Technical Educator Preparation, a division of the School of Education, provides online teacher education programs to prepare individuals to teach their occupational specialty in schools, colleges, industry and other settings where career and technical education is delivered. Common settings include comprehensive high schools, BOCES career centers, correctional facilities, community colleges, and industry training centers. 

Students choose Oswego's department of Career and Technical Educator Preparation if they have prior college education (30 semester hours or more) or extensive experience in their career field. Those wishing to teach Business and Marketing (all grades) or Family and Consumer Science (all grades) may enter the program without experience or prior college education as freshman at the Oswego main campus. 

Our Programs

Undergraduate Program

The Bachelors of Science degree offered through the CTE department is designed for students with prior education and/or work experience, who wish to gain initial certification to teach their content specific area in New York State. 

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Graduate Program

The Master of Science in Education degree offered through the CTE department is designed for students who wish to gain initial and professional certification to teach their subject area in New York State. 

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Additional CTE Programs

The CTE department offers programs for practicing teachers to gain additional skills to advance their career and become more marketable.

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Important Dates

  • Graduate Comprehensive Exam Registration due: Tuesday, March 14, 2023, Review Session: Tuesday, March 14, 2023 (6-8 pm on Zoom) Exam Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023 (Online via Brightspace and Zoom)
  • Occupational Competency Examination Registration due: October 15, 2022, Exam Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022 
  • Registration Dates: Spring Semester- Adv. Registration: October 31- November 18, 2022, Continuing Registration: November 21- December 31, 2022, Late Registration: January 1- 22, 2023. Non-matriculated students- November 21, 2022
  • Student Teaching Applications and Practica Log due in TK20: Fall Semester Application- Available March 9, Due April 14. Spring Semester Application- Available September 6, Due November 11.
  • Graduation- December 10, 2022, May 13, 2023
    • Undergraduates-
      • December graduation- Apply online- January 1 2022 to April 1, 2022. Senior Check Forms Due May 1, 2022
      • May graduation- Apply online- April 1, 2022 to October 1, 2022. Senior Check Forms Due December 1, 2022
      • August Graduation- Apply online- April 1, 2022 to February 1, 2023. Senior Check Forms Due April 1, 2023
    • Graduates-
      • December graduation- Apply online- April 1, 2022 to October 1, 2022
      • May graduation- Apply online- April 1, 2022 to February 15, 2023
      • August graduation- Apply online- April 1, 2022 to February 15, 2023
    • Teacher Certification Authorization Form

Contact

To talk with a faculty member regarding our programs please schedule a phone appointment. It is your responsibility to initiate the call at the time of appointment.

Undergraduate Program

Dr. Star Matteson
315-312-2229
star.matteson@oswego.edu

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Graduate Program

Dr. Jan Woodworth
315-312-2298
jan.woodworth@oswego.edu

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