Principal

Principal Certification Program link

REQUIREMENTS TO ADMITTED TO BE ISSUED THE PRINCIPAL CERTIFICATE

The Certification Office will need the following items completed prior to being ADMITTED to the Principle Certification.

1. Graduate School application (must apply to the Graduate School)
2. Professional Certification Program application
3. Certification non-refundable fee - $50 (submit payment to MarketPlace)
4. TEA Assessment non-refundable fee - $35 (submit payment to MarketPlace)
5. Transcripts(all transcripts)
6. Teacher Certificate
7. District Service Record verifying two creditable years teaching experience (will accept 1-year on the service record for admission purposes).
8. Successful interview process completed and signed "letter of invitation" submitted.

The Certification Office will need the following items completed prior to FILING with the Texas Education Agency for the Principal Certification.

1. Completed all the admission requirements
2. District Service Record verifying two creditable years teaching experience at completion of the principal's program.
3. Hold a master’s degree at completion of the principal’s program
4. Successfully complete the TExES Principal exam
5. Successfully complete the Texas A&M – Commerce  principal preparation program (to be determined by Texas A&M – Commerce Principal program)

Contact Leesa.Cannon@tamuc.edu if you have any questions pertaining to requirements to be issued a Principal Certificate