The Superintendent Certification Program requires an additional 15 semester hours of specific graduate work beyond the Principal’s Certificate as follows:
- Twelve semester hours of graduate work in areas of competency such as finance of public education, the superintendency, human resource administration, facilities planning and management and educational issues colloquium. These courses may not be used to fulfill elective requirements for the Master’s degree or principal’s certification except with departmental approval in advance.
- Practicum program. 3 semester hours (EDAD 611).
Timeline for Completion
The program is designed for students to progress through cohort groups and be completed within 3 calendar years after initial enrollment. Students not completing the program in this time period may not be approved to take the Superintendent TExES and may be required to complete additional coursework prior to receiving approval.
Requirements for Continuing Education and the Renewal of the Standard Superintendent Certificate
Individuals who are issued the Standard Superintendent Certificate on or after September 1, 1999, and are employed as a superintendent by a Texas public school district are subject to Certificate Renewal and Continuing Professional Education requirements which are elaborated in Title 19, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 232.
|EDAD 620||School District Instructional Leadership: Human Resources||3|
|EDAD 627||School District Organizational Leadership: Finance||3|
|EDAD 651||School District Organizational Leadership: Facilities||3|
|EDAD 611||Sch Dist CEO Lead: The Practicum||3|
|EDAD 628||School District CEO Leadership: The Superintendency||3|
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