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:
 

Standard 1: School Culture-Positive, collaborative culture

  • Competency 1 – School Culture;
  • Competency 2 – Communication

 

Standard 2: Leading Learning-High expectations with focus on instruction

  • Competency 4 – Curriculum Leadership;
  • Competency 5 – Instructional Leadership & Management

 

Standard 3: Human Capital-Develop, support, supervise staff

  • Competency 6 – Professional Development & Human Resources Leadership

 

Standard 4: Executive Leadership-Reflective, leading change

  • Competency 7 – Leading Through Change & Decision-Making

 

Standard 5: Strategic Operations-Continuous improvement, resource allocation, fiscal plan

  • Competency 8 – Resource (Budget) Management;
  • Competency 9 – Managing Facilities and School Safety.

 

Standard 6: Ethics, Equity and Diversity-code of ethics, success for all

  • Competency 3 – Professional Ethics;
  • Competency 2 – Communication

 

There is also a module for TExES Principal Exam preparation and review.

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.