Modules

The PCN Modules are based on the responsibilities, knowledge and skills necessary for school leadership and is aligned to the State of Texas Principal Standards:
 

Module 1: Culture

Domain 1: School Culture
Competency 001: The beginning principal knows how to establish and implement a shared vision and culture of high expectations for all stakeholders (students, staff, parents, and community)
Competency 002: The beginning principal knows how to work with stakeholders as key partners to support student learning.

Module 2: Curriculum Leadership

Domain 2: Leading Learning (Instructional Leadership/Teaching and Learning)
Competency 003: The beginning principal knows how to collaboratively develop and implement high-quality instruction.
Competency 004: The beginning principal knows how to monitor and assess classroom instruction to promote teacher effectiveness and student achievement.

Module 3: Instructional Leadership

Domain 2: Leading Learning (Instructional Leadership/Teaching and Learning)
Competency 003: The beginning principal knows how to collaboratively develop and implement high-quality instruction.
Competency 004: The beginning principal knows how to monitor and assess classroom instruction to promote teacher effectiveness and student achievement.

Module 4: Human Capital Leadership

Domain 3: Human Capital (Human Resource Management)
Competency 005: The beginning principal knows how to provide feedback, coaching, and professional development to staff through evaluation and supervision, knows how to reflect on his/her own practice, and strives to grow professionall
Competency 006: The beginning principal knows how to promote high-quality teaching by using selection, placement, and retention practices to promote teacher excellence and growth.

Module 5: TExES 268 Review Session

Module 6: Leading Groups, Change, and Decision-Making

Domain 4: Executive Leadership
Competency 007: The beginning principal knows how to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including selecting appropriate communication strategies for particular audiences.
Competency 008: The beginning principal knows how to focus on improving student outcomes through organizational collaboration, resiliency, and change management.

Module 7: Resource  Management (Budget)

Domain 5: Strategic Operations (Alignment and Resource Allocation)
Competency 009: The beginning principal knows how to collaboratively determine goals and implement strategies aligned with the school vision that support teacher effectiveness and positive student outcomes.
Competency 010: The beginning principal knows how to provide administrative leadership through resource management, policy implementation, and coordination of school operations and programs to ensure a safe learning environment.

Module 8: Ethics, Equity, and Diversity

Domain 6: Ethics, Equity, and Diversity
Competency 011: The beginning principal knows how to provide ethical leadership by advocating for children and ensuring student access to effective educators, programs, and services.

Module 9: Communication

Domain 4: Executive Leadership
Competency 007: The beginning principal knows how to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including selecting appropriate communication strategies for particular audiences.
Competency 008: The beginning principal knows how to focus on improving student outcomes through organizational collaboration, resiliency, and change management.

Domain 1: School Culture (School Community Leadership)
Competency 002 The beginning principal knows how to work with stakeholders as key partners to support student learning.

Module 10: School Operations and Safety

Domain 5: Strategic Operations (Alignment and Resource Allocation)
Competency 009: The beginning principal knows how to collaboratively determine goals and implement strategies aligned with the school vision that support teacher effectiveness and positive student outcomes.
Competency 010: The beginning principal knows how to provide administrative leadership through resource management, policy implementation, and coordination of school operations and programs to ensure a safe learning environment.

PCN is approved by the Texas Education Agency and is subject to any changes mandated by the State Board of Educator Certification as well as other necessary program adjustments.