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.
December 20, 2013
The Texas Education Agency will be closed the week of Dec. 23. It will resume normal business operations on Dec. 30.
December 19, 2013
The Texas Education Agency has identified six open-enrollment charter schools that meet the legislative criteria for mandatory revocation of their charter under Senate Bill 2. Revocation for all six would be effective June 30, 2014.
December 17, 2013
The December issue of the Texas Education Todaynewsletter provides updates on efforts to revise high school graduation requirements, the creation of a new bond guarantee program for charter schools and the latest news from the Texas Education Agency and the State Board of Education.
December 13, 2013
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified Title I schools and charters eligible for additional federal funding to strengthen performance on its campuses. The identification is a component of the state’s conditional waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to specific provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), commonly known as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001.