Update - School Leadership Certification Examination

TO: District Superintendents
Superintendents of Schools
Deans and Chairs of Educational Leadership Preparation Programs
FROM: Joseph P. Frey
SUBJECT: Update - School Leadership Certification Examination

I am writing to update my memorandum of April 15, 2008 with further information on the administration schedule for the school leadership certification examinations and to urge you to advise all of the students in your programs, in writing, as soon as possible, of the following information.

The first four administrations of the examinations for candidates for certification in the school leadership titles School Building Leader (SBL), School District Leader (SDL), and School District Business Leader (SDBL) are scheduled as follows:

October 25, 2008 First administration Registration deadline September 19, 2008
February 28, 2009 Second administration Registration deadline January 26, 2009
April 25, 2009 Third administration Registration deadline March 20, 2009
June 27-28 2009 Fourth administration Registration deadline May 22, 2009

More detailed registration information regarding these administration dates will be available shortly on the website of Pearson/National Evaluations Systems, Inc. at: www.nystce.nesinc.com

Questions about the information in this memo should be directed to the Office of Teaching Initiatives at (518) 474-4661.

cc: Thomas Rogers, New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS)
Steven VanHoesen, New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO)
Kevin Casey, School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS)
Brian Gibbons, New York State Federation of School Administrators (NYSFSA)
Anita Gomez-Palacio, NYC Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA-NYC)
Timothy Kremer, New York State School Boards Association
Paula Nassif, NES/Pearson Evaluation
Johanna Duncan-Poitier
Robert G. Bentley
Barbara D. Meinert
Richard Gervais
Sanford Lake

Last Updated: October 22, 2009