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Certifications Regulations

Students will be allowed to register for the TExES during the last semester of the course of study and (for Superintendent students just prior to completing the professional development requirements). Students who fail to register and take the TExES within 24 months after the date of completing the requirements listed must request permission from the Department Head prior to registering for the TExES. The Department Head may require additional study to ensure that the student is current in the knowledge and skills delineated in the Standards for the Superintendent or Principal Certificate. The additional study may include, but is not limited to, additional coursework.

Students who fail to satisfactorily complete the TExES must receive permission from the Department Head prior to registering for a subsequent attempt on the TExES. The Department Head may require additional study to ensure that the student is current in the knowledge and skills in delineated in the Standards for the Superintendent or Principal Certificate. The additional study may include, but is not limited to, additional coursework.

Students should regularly visit with advisors and the Certification Office for updates and changes in the certification process.