Probationary Principal Certification

Begin Your Path Toward a Role as School Principal

Your Probationary Principal Certificate from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education will help you qualify for a position as a school principal prior to completing your Standard Principal Certification. According to TEA requirements, you must be enrolled in a Practicum course and be supervised by a university supervisor.

Guidelines for Probationary Principal Certificate Holders

A one-year Probationary Principal certificate is available to candidates who hold principal or assistant principal positions and meet the requirements of the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) College of Education. The Probationary Principal certificate may be renewed annually for a maximum of two years. For information concerning the requirements to obtain and/or renew the Probationary certificate, visit with the UHCL College of Education Office of Educator Certification.
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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester




Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.

We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.


Probationary Principal Certification Faculty

Antonio Corrales
Antonio Corrales

Antonio Corrales

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership,
Education

Contact number: 409-392-8186
Email: corrales@uhcl.edu
Office: B1111-11

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John Decman
John Decman

John Decman

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3548
Email: decman@uhcl.edu
Office:  Bayou Building, Suite 1125

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Lawrence Kajs
Lawrence Kajs

Lawrence T. Kajs

Professor of Educational Leadership,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3620
Email: kajs@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1125

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Gary Schumacher
Gary Schumacher

Gary Schumacher

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3631
Email: schumacher@uhcl.edu
Office: B1125-8

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Felix Simieou
Felix Simieou

Felix Simieou III

Department Chair for Leadership and Policy Analysis and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership ,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3589
Email: simieou@uhcl.edu
Office: 1125-10

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