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Requirements for a Colorado Initial Principal License

An Initial Principal License may be issued to an applicant who:

  • Holds a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accepted, regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Has completed an approved principal preparation program at an accepted institution of higher education or an approved alternative principal program.
  • Provides documented evidence of three or more years of full-time successful experience working as a licensed or certificated professional in a public or non-public elementary or secondary school in the United States.
  • Has achieved a passing score on the PLACE Principal content exam (#80).

 

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