A preparatory year program is designed to help students prepare to take university level courses. It typically includes courses in reading, writing, and history. A heavy emphasis is placed on learning and interpreting foreign languages.
The responsibilities of educational leadership typically fall to local administrators, such as superintendents and principals, and might include deans or department heads. These professionals often work with teachers, students and parents and are often responsible to create policies to improve the existing educational systems.
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Texas Tech University's Superintendent Professional Certification Preparation Program is designed for working teachers and principals interested in pursuing careers as school district Superintendents in Texas. [+]
Texas Tech University's Superintendent Professional Certification Preparation Program is designed for working teachers and principals interested in pursuing careers as school district Superintendents in Texas.Program Overview 15 credit hours Coursework is completed using a variety of instructional methods. Cohort students follow a predetermined schedule of courses. Course rotation varies by cohort. New cohorts begin in the first summer session. Professional school superintendent certification also requires a satisfactory score on SBEC's TExES examination for school superintendents, a valid Texas teacher certificate, a valid Texas Principal Certificate and two years of teaching experience. Semester-based courses align with the Academic Calendar of Texas Tech University. Application Process ... [-]