Month: September 2017

Impact to the principal certification

Principal certificate candidates can expect the following changes: All candidates will need to pass the new TExES Principal (268) and complete the Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL) to obtain a standard principal certification starting on 9/1/2019. Candidates who pass the TExES Principal (268) assessment by 8/31/2019 will be exempt from the PASL and will […]

TEXES 268 and Beyond

CRES NEWS – The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and Educational Testing Service (ETS) are closely collaborating on the creation of a new Principal assessment. Under the current plan, the new TExES Principal (268) test will become operational in December 2018, and the current Principal (068) test will be phased out and retired by the summer […]

Houston ISD and Surrounding News Review

(Bellaire Examiner © 09/03/2017) More than 10,000 Houston Independent School District students are expected to start classes in temporary quarters as officials work to repair hundreds of campuses damaged by Hurricane Harvey, Superintendent Richard Carranza said Saturday. Carranza said the district still plans to start school on Sept. 11, though officials have not yet decided […]

The Future of the Principal Certification Exam in Texas: As foretold by Dr. Cortez-Rucker

“Due to the critical role the principal plays in campus effectiveness and student achievement, and consistent with the Texas Education Code (TEC), §21.046(c), the rules adopted by the State Board for Educator Certification ensure that each candidate for the Principal Certificate is of the highest caliber and possesses the knowledge and skills necessary for success […]

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