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Principal Certification Renewal Requirements

Holders of the Standard Principal Certificate shall complete 200 clock-hours of CPE every five years.
Specific requirements are contained in TAC §241.30 of this title (relating to Requirements to Renew the Standard Principal Certificate).

An individual who holds a principal certificate that is renewed on or after June 1, 2019, must complete CPE activities directly related to each of the topics listed in subparagraphs (A)-(J) of this paragraph. Not more than 25% of the CPE activities for an individual who holds a principal certificate shall include instruction in the following topics:

(A)  collecting and analyzing information;

(B)  making decisions and managing time;

(C)  supervising student discipline and managing behavior;

(D)  recognizing early warning indicators that a student may be at risk of dropping out of school;

(E)   digital learning, digital teaching, and integrating technology into campus curriculum and instruction;

(F)   educating students with disabilities, including mental health disorders;

(G)  educating students who are educationally disadvantaged;

(H)  educating English language learners;

(I)  educating students at risk of dropping out of school; and

(J)  preventing, recognizing, and reporting any sexual conduct between an educator and student that is prohibited under the Texas Penal Code §21.12, or for which reporting is required under the Texas Education Code (TEC), §21.006.

For more information, see TAC §241.30.

Principal CPE Tracker

Once you have completed your tracker, upload to Eduphoria as a back-up. TEA performs random audits on professional learning certification documents.