§241.10: Preparation Program Requirements

(a) The standards identified in §241.15 of this title (relating to Standards Required for the Principal Certificate) and Chapter 228 of this title (relating to Requirements for Educator Preparation Programs) shall be the curricular basis for an educator preparation program preparing candidates to be principals. The educator preparation program shall establish benchmarks and structured assessments of the candidate's progress and needed growth throughout the educator preparation program based on the standards identified in §241.15 of this title.

(b) The principal preparation program shall include a field-based practicum whereby a candidate must demonstrate proficiency in each of the standards identified in §241.15 of this title.

(c) An educator preparation program may develop and implement specific criteria and procedures that allow a candidate to substitute related experience and/or professional training directly related to the standards identified in §241.15 of this title for part of the preparation requirements.


Source Note: The provisions of this §241.10 adopted to be effective March 14, 1999, 24 TexReg 1616; amended to be effective June 10, 2001, 26 TexReg 3929; amended to be effective October 25, 2009, 34 TexReg 7200