Principalship

Whether through our Master of Arts in Teaching or our Principal Certification program, we can equip you with the tools to propel your campus forward.

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Our education programs are based on five key pillars: creating environments where students discover and construct meaning from content, understanding and serving the needs of diverse learners, incorporating authentic assessments, integrating educational technologies and digital learning into curriculum, and developing instructional and organizational leaders. Through our  Master of Arts in Teaching program and its organizational leadership pathway, emphasis is placed on equipping students with transformational leadership skills required of successful education change makers. This pathway includes a state of Texas Principal Certification. In addition, the Rice Principal Certification program is appropriate for educators who already hold a master's degree and a Texas teaching certificate and seek focused training in educational leadership. This eighteen-month program is designed for K-12 educators that have at least two years of teaching experience and are motivated to learn the skills necessary to be an effective school leader.

Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

Independent Study and Research

Judy Radigan Blended 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Field-based Studies in Teaching and Learning

Linda McNeil On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Social Studies

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Science

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Physical Education

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Mathematics

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: LOTE

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: English, Language Arts and Reading

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Art

Sheila Whitford Blended, On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Seminar for First-year Teachers

Margie Crawford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

The American High School

Linda McNeil On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Curriculum Development

Margie Crawford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Teaching & Learning with Inquiry

Judy Radigan Blended 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Independent Study and Research

Judy Radigan Blended 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Field-based Studies in Teaching and Learning

Linda McNeil On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Social Studies

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Science

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Physical Education

Sheila Whitford On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Mathematics

Sheila Whitford Blended 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: LOTE

Sheila Whitford Blended 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: English, Language Arts and Reading

Sheila Whitford Blended 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Theory and Methods: Art

Sheila Whitford Blended 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Curriculum Development

Judy Radigan On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

The American High School

Linda McNeil Blended 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Teaching & Learning with Inquiry

Judy Radigan On-campus 6-8:59 p.m. 20170821 Aug. 21, 2017 Open

Earn your Principal Certification at Rice.

Rice's Principal Certification program is designed for those who seek training in educational leadership and hold a master's degree and a Texas teaching certificate.