TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PERSONNEL
PART 30 PROGRAMS FOR THE PREPARATION OF PRINCIPALS IN ILLINOIS
SECTION 30.20 PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY


 

Section 30.20  Purpose and Applicability

 

a)         This Part sets forth the requirements for the approval of programs to prepare individuals to be highly effective in leadership roles to improve teaching and learning and increase academic achievement and the development of all students [105 ILCS 5/21B-60]. 

 

b)         Requirements of this Part are in addition to the requirements for the approval of new educator preparation programs set forth in 23 Ill. Adm. Code 25.Subpart C. 

 

c)         Candidates successfully completing a principal preparation program shall obtain a principal endorsement on a Professional Educator License and are eligible to work as a principal, or an assistant principal or in related or similar positions (Section 21B-60 of the School Code; also see 23 Ill. Adm. Code 25.337).

 

d)         No later than September 1, 2014, all programs for the preparation of principals shall meet the requirements set forth in this Part. 

 

e)         Beginning September 1, 2012, institutions or not-for-profit entities may admit new candidates only to principal preparation programs that have been approved under this Part.

 

(Source:  Amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 3055, effective January 27, 2016)