1. Application Fee - A $100 nonrefundable application fee is required to initiate the application process.  (Due at time of application)
  2. Registration Fee - nonrefundable registration fee of $300 is required upon acceptance.  Those accepted into the program must return their registration form and pay the fee to reserve their space in the program.  (Due upon acceptance into the program by May 2020)
  3. Program Cost - $8250 for 15 month program
    This includes all required summer program activities and trainings, online and face to face classes, program and field support, PASL timeline support, and an in-person TExES 268 review and practice test session.


    • $1,500 is due by June 1, 2020 to cover initial summer training activities and costs.

    • $6,750 (remaining program fees) may be paid in full up front or in 10 equal monthly payments of $675, October 2020-August 2021. Total program cost: $8250 after application and registration fee

*Required textbooks are the responsibility of the individual and are not included in the program fees/costs.

*Note: All fees are subject to change without notice.


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  • TEA Technology Fee - This fee is paid to TEA for each individual admitted into a certification program.  (This fee is included in the program registration fee and will be submitted to TEA by the program.)
  • TExES Principal Examination and PASL Fee - Upon completion of the program the cohort is responsible for the 268 examination and PASL fee.
  • SBEC Certification Application Fees - The individual is responsible for paying the Intern, Probationary and Standard Principal certification application fees *($78 for the intern/probationary and standard certification), upon acceptance into and, successful completion of the PCN program. *SBEC sets these principal application fees. SBEC fees are subject to change without notice.

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.