Principal Licensure Requirements

Review the licensure requirements listed under your state as you prepare for your principal preparation journey.

Contact Information:

Alaska Dept. of Education

801 West 10th Street, Suite 200 
PO Box 110500 
Juneau, AK 99811-0500

https://education.alaska.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Arizona Dept. of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/contactus/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Commission on Principal Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811-4213

http://www.ctc.ca.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203

https://www.cde.state.co.us/              

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Delaware Department of Education

The Townsend Building
401 Federal Street, Suite 2

Dover, DE 19901-3639

http://www.doe.k12.de.us/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

District of Columbia Public Schools
1200 First Street, NE

Washington, DC 20002

http://dcps.dc.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Florida Dept. of Education
Turlington Building, Suite 1514
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

http://www.fldoe.org/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Guam Department of Education
500, Mariner Ave

Barrigada, Guam

www.gdoe.net/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Hawai’i State Dept. of Education
1390 Miller St. Honolulu

HI 96813

http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Idaho State Department of Education

650 W State St, 2nd Floor

Boise, ID 83702

http://www.sde.idaho.gov/contact.html    

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Illinois State Board of Education
100 N. 1st Street

Springfield, IL 62777

http://www.isbe.net/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Louisiana Dept. of Education
P.O. Box 94064 
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064

http://www.louisianabelieves.com/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Maine Dept. of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023

http://maine.gov/doe/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Michigan Dept. of Education
608 W. Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI  48909

http://www.michigan.gov/mde/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Mississippi Dept. of Education

P.O. Box 771

Jackson, MS 39205-0771

http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Montana Office of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 202501 Helena

Montana 59620-2501

http://opi.mt.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Nebraska Dept. of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln,NE 68509-4987

https://www.education.ne.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Nevada Dept. of Education
Carson City office
700 E. Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Nevada Dept. of Education
Las Vegas Office
9890 S. Maryland Pkwy, 2nd Floor
Las Vegas NV 89183

http://www.doe.nv.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

New Hampshire Dept. of Education
101 Pleasant Street

Concord, NH 03301-3494

http://www.education.nh.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

New Jersey Dept. of Education
PO Box 500

Trenton, NJ 08625-0500       

NJ Department of Education Certification and Induction Customer Service telephone number is (609) 292-2070.

http://www.nj.gov/education/educators/license/                              

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Education Building
301 N. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2825

http://www.ncpublicschools.org/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

North Dakota Dept. of Public Instruction
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0440

https://www.nd.gov/dpi/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Oklahoma State Dept. of Education
Oliver Hodge Building
2500 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73105

http://sde.ok.gov/sde/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Oregon Dept. of Education
255 Capitol St NE

Salem, OR 97310

 http://www.oregon.gov/ode/Pages/default.aspx

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Pennsylvania Dept. of Education
333 Market Street 
Harrisburg, PA 17126

http://www.education.pa.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Puerto Rico Department of Education
Physical address: Ave. Tnte. Cesar Gonzalez, esq. Calle Juan Calaf, Jr. Industrial three Monjitas, Hato Rey, PR 00917

http://www.de.gobierno.pr/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Rhode Island Dept. of Education
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903

http://www.ride.ri.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

South Carolina Dept. of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

http://ed.sc.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

South Dakota Dept. of Education
800 Governors Drive

Pierre, SD 57501

http://doe.sd.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

 Contact Information:

Texas Education Agency
1701 N. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701

http://tea.texas.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

US Virgin Islands Department of Education
2133, Hospital St, Christiansted

St Croix 00820, U.S. Virgin Islands

www.vide.vi/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South | PO Box 144200

Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

http://www.schools.utah.gov/cert/OOS.aspx                        

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Vermont Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641

http://education.vermont.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Virginia Dept. of Education
James Monroe Building

101 N. 14th St.

Richmond, VA 23219

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

West Virginia Dept. of Education
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East 
Charleston, WV 25305

http://wvde.state.wv.us/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

Contact Information:

Wyoming Dept. of Education
2300 Capitol Ave

Cheyenne, WY 82001

https://edu.wyoming.gov/

Note: Each state has its own experience and internship hour requirements for principal licensure. Please visit the website above for specific information.

For additional questions, please contact your University Education Specialist.

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