Join the Superintendent Class of 2023–2024.

Our 1-year superintendent certification program begins each September.



Region 4 Superintendent Certification

2023–2024 Program Schedule

September 1, 2023
Certification Program Application Deadline
September 21, 2023
Academy Session 1/ Program Orientation
October 26, 2023
Academy Session 2
November 16, 2023
Academy Session 3
January 25, 2024 
Academy Session 4
February 22, 2024
Academy Session 5
March 2, 2024* (Saturday)
TExES Prep  Session
April 18, 2024
 Academy Session 6
June 27, 2024 
 Final Training Session

*After the TExES Prep Session, students will begin online test preparation activities before test permission is granted.

  • All Academy Sessions and the Final Training Session are held in-person (unless announced otherwise) on Thursdays and begin at 9:30 a.m.

    Due to construction at Region 4 ESC, all academy sessions will be held at the Pearland ISD Virgil Gant Education Support Center, 1928 N. Main St, Pearland, TX 77581.
  • A detailed syllabus will be provided during the Program Orientation
  • TExES Prep Session begins at 9:00 a.m.
  • Attendance at Academy Sessions, Saturday TExES Prep Session, and Final Training Session is mandatory.


The Aspiring Superintendent and Leadership Academy is a requirement for superintendent certification and is automatically included in the certification training fees.


Click here if you are not seeking complete superintendent certification and would like to register only for the Aspiring Superintendent and Leadership Academy sessions.


Main Office
Region 4 Education Service Center
7145 West Tidwell Road Houston, Texas 77092-2096
713.462.7708 | PHONE
Region 4 is making improvements to the McKinney Conference Center and will invite guests to experience the difference in August of 2024
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