Education Laws and Regulations

603 CMR 4.00:

Vocational Technical Education

Section:

  • 4.01: Purpose
  • 4.02: Definitions
  • 4.03: Program Approval Criteria and Operational Requirements
  • 4.04: Program Approval Procedures and Policies
  • 4.05: Program Outcomes
  • 4.06: Unpaid Off-Campus Construction and Maintenance Projects
  • 4.07: Types of Vocational Technical Teacher Licenses, Requirements for Licensure and Licenses Issued
  • 4.08: Types of Vocational Technical Administrator Licenses and Requirements for Licensure
  • 4.09: Types of Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator Licenses and Requirements for Licensure
  • 4.10: Professional Standards
  • 4.11: Extension of Preliminary Vocational Technical Teacher License
  • 4.12: Professional Vocational Technical Educator License Renewal and Professional Development
  • 4.13: General Provisions Regarding Educator Licensure
  • 4.14: Certificate of Occupational Proficiency
  • 4.15: Endorsements
  • 4.16: Pilot Programs
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Most recently amended by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education: June 22, 2021


4.09: Types of Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator Licenses and Requirements for Licensure

(1) Types

(a) Initial

(b) Professional

(2) Requirements for the Initial Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator License — Option I

(a) Evidence of sound moral character.

(b) Possession of a Professional Vocational Technical Teacher or Professional Vocational Technical Administrator license pursuant to 603 CMR 4.00, or Professional Guidance Counselor license pursuant to 603 CMR 7.00: Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval.

(c) Completion of a Department-approved one-year supervisory internship based on the Professional Standards for Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinators set forth in 603 CMR 4.10 in the Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator role with a trained mentor.

(d) Achieving a passing score on either the Vocational Technical Literacy Skills Test or the Communication and Literacy Skills Test pursuant to 603 CMR 7.00.

(3) Requirements for the Initial Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator License — Option II

(a) A high school diploma, the equivalent, or higher degree.

(b) Evidence of sound moral character.

(c) Completion of at least five years, full-time, employment experience in business or industry in a role related to workforce education and training acceptable to the Department.

(d) Completion of a Department-approved one-year supervisory internship based on the Professional Standards for Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinators set forth in 603 CMR 4.10 in the Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator role with a trained mentor.

(e) Achieving a passing score on either the Vocational Technical Literacy Skills Test or the Communication and Literacy Skills Test pursuant to 603 CMR 7.00.

(4) Requirements for the Professional Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator License

(a) Evidence of sound moral character.

(b) Possession of an Initial Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator license pursuant to 603 CMR 4.00.

(c) Completion of a one-year induction program with a trained mentor.

(d) The completion of at least three full years of employment in the role of licensed Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator.


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Last Updated: June 24, 2021

 
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