Leadership Development
Internal Administrative Selection Process - Principal Candidate

Process to become an Approved Principal Candidate

Applicants must be approved as candidates in Pasco County Schools to be considered for principal vacancies.

Application Window for 2019-20 PNPP Program is closed at this time.

2020-2021 application window will be open March 23, 2020 - April 1, 2020.

Internal Candidate - Required documentation:

An internal candidate must demonstrate at least three years of successful experience as an assistant principal (and currently be in this role), hold Educational Leadership on their Florida certificate and complete the PNPP application process listed below. A candidate who applies and is accepted to this program will become eligible to apply for principal positions (unless otherwise determined by superintendent staff) upon entry into the program. Successful completion of the yearlong PNPP program will complete the certification process.

1.) Complete a general instructional application (if you do not currently have one in the system) and upload the following items to the employee applicant system:

· Current resume including recent, relevant leadership experiences

· Three letters of reference, one from each of the following: current principal/ supervisor, current staff member you supervise/ evaluate, and colleague with a similar position

2.) Complete the Principal Insight (GALLUP)

3.) Create a digital presentation that exemplifies/ demonstrates your core beliefs and skills as a school leader and includes examples of leadership experiences (be prepared to present this during the face to face interview)

4.) Complete written leadership experiences

5.) Submit written leadership experiences and digital presentation to: vchandle@pasco.k12.fl.us by April 1, 2020.

*After the initial application review, selected applicants will be scheduled for face to face interview/ written simulation (approx. 2 hrs.)

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​Leadership Development is a subdivision of the Office for Leading and Learning

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