Principal as Instructional Leader and PASL

The Principal as Instructional Leader examination contains both selected-response (SR) and constructed-response (CR) questions. The framework for the Principal as Instructional Leader (268) exam is included in the preparation manual. This framework guides the development of exam questions and is based on the Principal Standards adopted by the State Board for Educator Certification.

The table below provides information about the types of questions and content covered on the exam.

Examination TExES Principal as Instructional Leader (268)
Question Types Selected Response Constructed Response
Content Covered by the Exam
  • School Culture
  • Leading Learning
  • Human Capital
  • Executive Leadership
  • Strategic Operations
  • Ethics, Equity & Diversity
  • Focus on Key Competencies

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