Administrator College Recommendation

This application is for those educators who have completed all of their programs' requirements and have been recommended for their certificate by their accredited program.

You will not be able to apply for this certificate until it is initiated by your institution.

Requirements Verified by Your Program

  • Completion of a master's degree
  • Completion of a state approved administrator preparation program
  • Submission of fingerprints for a background check is required, if a valid certificate is not already on record

Additional Requirements for Principal Certificates Only:

  • Hold or have previously held a regular teacher, educational staff associate or Initial/Continuing CTE Certificate
  • Verification of three years of successful school-based instructional experience in an educational setting


If you have all necessary documentation to apply for this certificate, login to: E-Certification
*IMPORTANT: Please note that application fees are NOT refundable. Ensure that you select and submit the correct application. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact our office.