To become a principal, it is necessary to enroll in an Approved Educator Preparation Program. Contact the approved program of your choice to find out the specific requirements for that program.
To be eligible to receive the Standard Principal Certificate, you must:
To become a superintendent, it is necessary to enroll in an Approved Educator Preparation Program. Contact the approved program of your choice to find out the specific requirements for that program.
To be eligible to receive the Standard Superintendent Certificate, you must:
- must hold, at a minimum, a master's degree from an institution of higher education that is accredited by an accrediting agency, as recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (outside source);
- hold, at a minimum, a principal certificate or the equivalent issued under this title or by another state or country;
- successfully complete an approved superintendent educator preparation program and be recommended for certification by that program;
- satisfactorily complete an exam based on the Standards Required for the Superintendent Certificate.
March 06, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education has advised the Texas Education Agency
that the state’s waiver request to address the issue of multiple assessments
for students taking Algebra I at the middle school level will not be granted.
February 28, 2014
The Texas Education Agency today released accreditation statuses for
school districts and charters across the state. Accreditation statuses are
based on state academic accountability ratings, the Financial Integrity Rating
System of Texas (known commonly as School FIRST), data reporting, special
program effectiveness, and compliance with statutory and regulatory
February 27, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael
Williams announced today that Project Share, the Texas Education Agency’s
online learning community, has surpassed three million subscribers.
February 25, 2014
The February issue of the Texas Education Today newsletter offers information about new graduation requirements, missed instructional day waivers, and celebrates outstanding teachers and schools.