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Joseph DeFranco, Field Resource Associate (FRA) at the Temple Center, was recognized by Middle Bucks Institute of Technology as the 2014 honorary member of the National Technical Honor Society.  Remarks at the ceremony acknowledged his service as a member of the Local Advisory Committee where he helps to create a partnership between career and technical education and the community. In his role as FRA, Mr. DeFranco assists new educators to develop innovative ways of teaching to diversify classroom instruction and engage students.


Occupational Competency Assessment/

Teacher Certification

Information Schedule 2014



All sessions will be presented live at the Temple University Main Campus.  Registration is mandatory.  Please call Joane Majors at 215-204-6025 for registration, information, and directions.

The sessions wil be simultaneously available via WebEx from your school, your home, or the following locations on the dates and times below.


April 8 12:30pm - 2:00pm WebEx at Luzerne County Community College
May 13 10:30am - 12:30pm WebEx at Temple Ambler Campus
June 10 11:00am - 1:00pm WebEx at Lehigh Carbon Community College
July 8 10:30am - 12:30pm Live and WebEx at Temple Main Campus - Room TBA



Occupational Competency Exam Schedule 2013-2014

Teaching Opportunities in Career and Technical Education

Area Vocational-Technical Schools


In the eastern region of Pennsylvania, the Temple University Center for Professional Development in Career & Technical Education provides vocational teacher certification services to Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers. All prospective CTE teachers MUST obtain a state-issued vocational teaching certificate. Find out how!