Texas Principal Certification Requirements

The ETS® Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL) provides a solution, developed by educators for educators, for measuring a school leader candidate's application of knowledge and skills identified as relevant and important for beginning instructional leaders.

The assessment is aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) (PDF).

The PASL assessment consists of three tasks requiring written commentary and submission of required documents called artifacts. A video of the candidate facilitating a collaborative team during their internship experience is required as one of the components for Task 3.

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Qualifying Score
Principal as Instructional  Leader

Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL)

(Must use the PASL Assessment website to register.)


Texas Education Agency