What is Principal Certification?

  • Our state-approved educator preparation program provides a comprehensive, high-quality, learner-centered leadership preparation for aspiring administrators to become effective school leaders. The academy curriculum is fully aligned with the Texas standards, domains and competencies for principal certification, and focuses on the essential skill sets necessary to successfully lead high-performing schools. 

    There are two entry options during the 2020-2021 academic year:

    Option 1: September 2020 Cohort
    Regular Deadline to Apply: two weeks prior to start date
    Program Start Date: September 12, 2020

    Option 2: Rolling Entry Cohort between October 2020 and March 2021 
    Regular Deadline to Apply: ongoing
    Program Start Date: Saturday Seminar following formal admission date


    Principal Program Admissions

    Before you click on the APPLY link, please make sure you have access the following items:

    • Scanned copy of your Teaching certificate (you will need to upload)
    • Scanned copy of your Driver’s License, both sides (you will need to upload)
    • Scanned copy of your Service Record(s) (you will need to upload)
    • Optional: Scanned copy of your Unofficial Transcripts, if you have them (you will need to upload)
  • Principal Program Admissions Criteria

  • Principal Program Framework

  • Make a Payment