§242.25: Requirements for the First-Time Superintendent in Texas

(a) A first-time superintendent (including the first time in the state) shall participate in a one-year mentorship that should include at least 36 clock-hours of professional development directly related to the standards identified in §242.15 of this title (relating to Standards Required for the Superintendent Certificate).

(b) During the one-year mentorship, the superintendent should have contact with his or her mentor at least once a month. The mentorship program must be completed within the first 18 months of employment as superintendent in order to maintain the standard certificate.

(c) Experienced superintendents willing to serve as mentors must participate in training for the role.


Source Note: The provisions of this §242.25 adopted to be effective March 14, 1999, 24 TexReg 1617; amended to be effective September 2, 1999, 24 TexReg 6751; amended to be effective October 25, 2009, 34 TexReg 7202