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Renewal of a Principal Statement of Eligibility
Renewal shall require:
Appropriate payment through the KECS system via the ePay online payment service for certification fees. Please note that any other forms of payment are not accepted and will be returned to the applicant.
*Renewal of a Principal Statement of Eligibility based on six (6) semester hours is a one time option.
Renewal of a Professional Certification for Principals and Assistant Principals
Level I renewal shall require:
Level II renewal shall require:
The above Level II renewal requirements must be completed within the last 5 year issuance of the certificate.
Submitting Official Transcripts:
Official transcripts showing the hours for renewal must be
submitted in addition to the application if renewing based on coursework.
Transcripts are only considered official if submitted one of the following ways:
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601.
*Official transcripts that are mailed or dropped off at the office are NOT returned to the applicant.
Additional Information: The Level I renewal shall require the completion of a Level II program approved by the Education Professional Standards Board pursuant to 16 KAR 5:010. If a lapse in certification occurs for lack of completion of the Level II preparation, then certification may be reissued for a five-year period upon successful completion of the Level II preparation. If a lapse in Level II certification occurs for lack of meeting the renewal requirement, the certification may be reissued for a five-year period upon successful completion of six (6) new semester hours of graduate level coursework related to educational leadership.