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Administrative Certification

Administrative certificates allow the holder to provide supervisory and managerial services in the school district such as those provided by the building principal or school administrator.

Three-Step Certification Process

for School Administrators, School Business Administrators and Principals

Step 1

Establishing Eligibility – Certificate of Eligibility

> Step 1

Step 2

Legalizing Employment and Induction – Provisional Certificate

> Step 2

Step 3

Becoming Permanently Certified – Standard Certificate

> Step 3

One-Step Certification Process for Supervisors

One-Step Process

Supervisor Standard Certificate

> One-Step Process

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