Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL)Advancing Educational Leadership is a 24-hour training which will replace ILD on January 1, 2016. Administrators seeking T-TESS certification must have completed ILD prior to January 1, 2016 or they must complete AEL.
Certificate Authority AEL, ILD, and PDASThe Certificate Authority is an electronic system to manage AEL, ILD, and PDAS certification. Trainers may enter their rosters, and participants may pay for and print their certificates.
Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) The Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) is the Commissioner Recommended teacher evaluation system for the state of Texas starting in the 2016/2017 school year.
Administrator Appraisal The Administrator Appraisal process provides an informational tool which can be used by superintendents in their work with campus principals, school boards, and the
Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System (T-PESS) The intended purpose of the Texas Principal Evaluation System is to assess the principal’s performance in relation to the Texas Principal Standards.