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Application Process
TSCI Application Cycle for 2017-2018 is Closed.
(Application Cycle for 2018-2019 will open February 5, 2018.)
Interviews Scheduled for Qualified Applicants - Week of April 23-27, 2018.
Applicants notified of admission status by email - May 4, 2018.
If you are interested in applying for TSCI, please contact:
Janet Palms
Texas Superintendents' Certification Institute Region 13 Education Service Center
5701 Springdale Road, Austin, TX 78723
E-mail: janet.palms@esc13.txed.net
Admission to the Texas Superintendents’ Certification Institute is based on academic criteria and leadership experience:
  • Master’s degree with a 3.0 minimum grade point average
  • Texas Principal or Mid-Management Certification
  • Minimum of three years’ campus or district-level experience
  • Professional recommendations
  • Written accomplishment record of identified leadership skills
  • Access to a computer and printer, with Microsoft Office Suite software installed
  • Ability to search the Internet, download Word documents and other files, manipulate Excel spreadsheets, and create PowerPoint presentations.
Application to the TSCI program is a three-step process. Note that there are limited opportunities for enrollment after the application deadline based on number of seats.
Step 1 - Online Application
Complete the Online Application, including payment of the required, non-refundable fee.
You will be able to save your application over time until you are ready to submit it for review.
Step 2 - Official Transcripts
Request that your Official Master Degree Transcripts and three (3) recommendation forms be mailed/emailed to Janet Palms at the address listed above.
Step 3 - Interview
If you qualify, participate in a structured interview that will focus on the presence of leadership attributes.

For more information, contact TSCI Program Administrator at 512.919.5278 or by e-mail at janet.palms@esc13.txed.net.

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