The Texas Education Agency issues administrative certificates to qualified applicants interested in becoming Principals or Superintendents.
Learn more about the graduate school process. Contact schools offering educational administration degree programs in Texas.
Mail the above information to the Texas Education Agency, Office of Educator Certification, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 78701.
Although you have already worked in the Texas educational system, you may be asked to undergo another criminal history background check, including fingerprinting. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) conducts the check, and you must pay all fees incurred.
The Texas Department of Public Safety offers electronic capture and submission of fingerprints through live scan technology via their Fingerprint Applicant Service of Texas (FAST). For more information, contact the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Records Service at 512- 424-2478.
For more information on administrator preparation programs in Texas, contact the colleges and universities offering them.
For further information on administrator certification in Texas, contact the Office of Educator Certification at 512-936-8400.