Every large institution needs strong, compelling leaders to shape and guide goals, objectives, and direction, and America’s schools are no different. Many people see schools as fast-paced, hectic environments that require vision and leadership to operate effectively.

Efficient principals, assistant principals, and other school leaders are key to advancing the goals and needs of America’s schools. But not just anyone can wake up one day and decide to become the leader of a school.

Before becoming leaders, potential school principals must prove they have the ability to lead in times of struggle, and provide the support and constructive criticism necessary to improve the teaching strategies of their faculty members.

Administrator certification is a way for potential principals to show they’ve applied themselves and have gained the knowledge necessary to lead their schools to prosperity.