An alternative route to
Assistant Principal & Principal Certification in Delaware
Interested in becoming an assistant principal or principal? If so, consider applying to become a member of the University of Delaware Principal Preparation Program Cohort III.
This program offers an alternative route to achieving certification in just 18 months. Cohort III will kick off at the end of July 2017 (mandatory program kick-off to take place July 26, 27 & 28, 2017) and all Cohort III are expected to complete program requirements by February 2019.
UDEL PPP Cohort III online application will be available from March 1 – May 19, 2017.
The application can be started and saved for later submission. Click link above to view application.
Please contact Alison Dubinski with any questions about the application process
UDEL PPP Information Sessions, Cohort III:
Monday, March 13, 2017
Sussex County Information Session
Delaware Tech Owens Campus
21225 College Drive, Georgetown, DE 19947
Carter Partnership Center, Room 540F
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Kent County Information Session
University of Delaware Paradee Center
69 Transportation Circle, Dover, DE 19901
UD Meeting Room
Monday, March 27, 2017
New Castle County Information Session
Appoquinimink School District
118 S. Sixth Street, Odessa, DE 19730
Marion E. Proffitt Training Center, Room 138
Admission Requirements (Click HERE to view more detail)
To be considered for a position in the UDEL PPP candidates must submit:
- Transcripts from an accredited institution of higher learning indicating the candidate has earned a master’s degree, and
- a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or
- evidence that the candidate placed in the 50th percentile for course work completed in the master’s program
- Formative and summative performance evaluations demonstrating excellence in teaching for a minimum of five (5) years*
- A writing sample
- Three letters of recommendation
*Candidates with 3+ years will be considered; however, certification in the State of Delaware requires 5 years of teaching experience.
Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment I and Internship 1 $3,500
Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment II and Internship 1 $3,500
People, Systems, and Operations and Internship 2 $2,500
Early Childhood Leadership and Internship 2 $3,500
*Plus the cost of course texts; approximately $400 total for all courses.
Scholarships and payment plans are available to participants.