Quality training is a vital component for effective instruction.
Florida Association for Career and Technical Ed.(FACTE)
FACTE's variety of online courses are designed to enhance CTE teacher’s curriculum, classroom management, and technologies.
The classes are online, usually lasting 4-6 weeks, with required attendance at a live online session once a week. Course in-service points vary from 12 to 60 in-service points per course. Check out FACTE online course catalog, and find the course(s) that interest you!
If you register for a FACTE online course, you must contact the CTE office at least 2 weeks before the course begins. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-693-3030.
Perkins Professional Development Institute (PDI)
A Self-Study Program for Teacher Industry Certification
CTE teachers and instructors choosing self-study can be reimbursed up to $150 for self-study materials such as online training, manuals, books or other self-study methods.
Teachers/instructors must complete the mini-grant application prior to attending any pre-exam review, taking any self-study courses or taking a certification exam. Perkins PDI mini-grant recipients must verify that the certification they are pursuing is linked to the program they teach on the Division’s Perkins Technical Skills Attainment (TSA) Inventory.
The self-study mini-grant application and other information can be found in the PDI website: http://perkinspdi.org/
Continuing Education for Career and Technical Educators
If you are interested earning a graduate degree in Career & Technical Education, FACTE recommends:
- USF Master of Arts in Career & Technical Education
- UCF Master of Arts in Career & Technical Eduation
- UWF Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Career and Adult Education
For questions or more information
Contact the Instructional Supervisor over your CTE program area, 305-693-3030.
To register for upcoming workshops on PD Day, log in to My Learning Plan from M-DCPS district employee portal.