Pathways to Success: Connecting the Dots for CTE Students

1 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

This course will focus on the conceptual understanding and practical implementation of DoDEA CTE Careers and Pathways. CTE is the practice of teaching specific tech-based and career oriented skills to students in middle and high schools. CTE provides students with the academic and technical skills, and with the knowledge and training necessary to succeed in future careers and to become lifelong learners. 

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for CTE Instructors.

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What You Will Learn

  • Complete a reflective self-assessment and identify areas of strength and potential growth for teaching and learning in the CTE classroom
  • Make connections between the implementation of their current career pathway with previous learning and present practices
  • Dialogue collaboratively with colleagues during the DoDEA Pacific Region Virtual Summit as interact and analyze self-reflective practices through professional learning experiences


Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

Why USD?

The Professional and Continuing Education program nurtures key partnerships on the local, national, and international level. The goal is to better serve working professionals who seek to enhance or build their careers and help achieve their highest value and potential. Contact us today to learn more.

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Learning Method Information

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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.