Requirements for Intermediate Administration or Supervision certification
People who want to apply for Intermediate Administration or Supervision certification (endorsement 092) must meet these work experience and education requirements:
- Complete a state-approved planned program of educator preparation at a regionally accredited college or university, leading to a formal institutional recommendation for certification. The institution will outline specific courses required for the required institutional recommendation for certification.
- Master's degree from an approved institution.
- 18 semester hours of graduate credit beyond the master's degree.
- 50 school months of successful teaching experience or service.
- Institutional recommendation based on completion of a state-approved certification program specific to school administration, including graduate course work in each of the following:
- Psychological and pedagogical foundations of learning
- Curriculum development and program monitoring
- School administration
- Personnel evaluation and supervision, and
- Contemporary education problems and solutions
- A course of study in special education comprised of not fewer than 36 clock hours, which includes:
- Study in understanding the growth and development of exceptional children, including handicapped and gifted and talented children and children who may require special education.
- Methods for identifying, planning for and working effectively with special-needs children in the regular classroom.
Note: To advance from the intermediate level to the professional level, you must complete at least 30 semester hours of graduate credit beyond your master’s degree, including the credits earned to obtain the initial #092.