- Verification of 180 days of service as a superintendent, assistant superintendent, or deputy superintendent, 30 days of which must have been in the same school district
- A course or coursework in issues related to abuse, which must include information related to identification of physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse; the impact on learning and behavior; the responsibilities of a teacher to report abuse or to provide assistance to victimized children; and methods of teaching about abuse and its prevention
- Verification of 60 quarter hours (40 semester hrs) of graduate course work in education completed after the baccalaureate degree
a doctorate in education
For details on the documents needed and process to obtain this certificate, please see the application.