The Maine Department of Education offers administrator certification to qualified applicants. Titles commonly used include Assistant Building Administrator (Assistant Principal), Building Administrator (Principal), Assistant Superintendent, and Superintendent.
Learn more about the graduate school process. Contact schools offering educational administration degree programs in Maine.
No examinations are required for administrator certification in Maine.
To apply for administrator certification in Maine, use the Application for Initial Certification. Attach official college transcript(s) showing degrees conferred and necessary coursework taken, documentation of experience, copies of previous teaching/administrative certificates, application fees payable to the Treasurer of the State of Maine, certificate code, and explain any “yes” answers you gave on the application. Mail all of the above to State of Maine Department of Education, Certification Office, 23 State House Station, Augusta ME 04333-0023.
As an administrator in the Maine public school system, you must have a criminal history background check conducted. This includes a fingerprinting process. You may find approved fingerprinting locations here. You must pay all fees associated with the criminal history background check. Your administrator certificate will not be issued until the Maine Department of Education receives a cleared background check.
For more information on administrator certification in Maine, contact the Certification Office of the Department of Education at 207-624-6603.
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