Principal Certification

What is Principal Certification?

  • Our state-approved educator preparation program provides 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.

    Our mission is to provide aspiring educational leaders with a route to certification and advancement through the use of rigorous standards for selection, preparation, and coaching.


    Information about 2023-2024 admissions is coming soon!


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How We Help

  • CES works directly with school districts to support educators in Harris County.

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    Center for Educator Success
    A division of the Harris County Department of Education
    6300 Irvington Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77022
    Phone: 713-694-6300

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