Superintendent certification program


Join the Superintendent Class of 2022–2023. 

Our 1-year superintendent certification program begins each September.



Region 4 Superintendent Certification
2022-2023 Program Schedule
  • September 1, 2023
Certification Program Application Deadline
  • September 21, 2023
Academy Session 1/ Program Orientation
  • October 26, 2023
Academy Session 2
  • November 16, 2023
Academy Session 3
  • January 25, 2024 
Academy Session 4
  • February 22, 2024
Academy Session 5
  • March 2, 20241 (Saturday)
TExES Prep  Session
  • April 18, 2024
 Academy Session 6
  • June 27, 2024 
 Final Training Session
¹ After the TExES Prep Session, students will begin online test preparation activities before test permission is granted.
  • All Academy Sessions and the Final Training Session are held in-person (unless announced otherwise) on Thursdays and begin at 9:30 a.m. Due to construction at Region 4 ESC, all academy sessions will be held at the Pearland ISD Virgil Gant Education Support Center, 1928 N. Main St, Pearland, TX 77581.
  • A detailed syllabus will be provided during the Program Orientation
  • TExES Prep Session begins at 9:00 a.m.
  • Attendance at Academy Sessions, Saturday TExES Prep Session, and Final Training Session is mandatory.


The Aspiring Superintendent and Leadership Academy is a requirement for superintendent certification and is automatically included in the certification training fees. If you are not seeking complete superintendent certification and would like to register only for the Aspiring Superintendent and Leadership Academy sessions, please click here


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