§241.20: Requirements for the Issuance of the Standard Principal Certificate

To be eligible to receive the standard Principal Certificate, a candidate must:

(1) successfully complete the appropriate examinations required under Chapter 230, Subchapter B, of this title (relating to Assessment of Educators);

(2) hold, at a minimum, a master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education that at the time was accredited or otherwise approved by an accrediting organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board;

(3) hold a valid classroom teaching certificate;

(4) have two creditable years of teaching experience as a classroom teacher, as defined in Chapter 153, Subchapter CC, of this title (relating to Commissioner's Rules on Creditable Years of Service) and the Texas Education Code, §5.001(2); and

(5) successfully complete a principal preparation program that meets the requirements of §241.10 of this title (relating to Preparation Program Requirements), §241.15 of this title (relating to Standards Required for the Principal Certificate), Chapter 227 of this title (relating to Provisions for Educator Preparation Candidates), and Chapter 228 of this title (relating to Requirements for Educator Preparation Programs).


Source Note: The provisions of this §241.20 adopted to be effective October 25, 2009, 34 TexReg 7200