Each principal shall perform his or her duties in accordance with state and federal law, District policy, and ethical standards in furtherance of the District's vision and mission and in alignment with the Board's Core Beliefs and Commitments. As the recognized instruction leader, the principal's primary role shall be to ensure an effective instructional program for all students on his or her assigned campus and hold all personnel on his or her campus accountable for their performance and effectiveness.


In addition to the minimal certification requirement, the principal shall have at least:

The demonstrated working knowledge of curriculum and instruction;

The demonstrated ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness;

The demonstrated ability to manage budget and personnel and coordinate campus functions;

The demonstrated ability to explain policy, procedures, and data;

The demonstrated ability to communicate professionally and collaboratively, maintain positive public relations, and utilize effective interpersonal skills;

A minimum of three years of administrative experience as an assistant principal, associate principal, or dean of instruction;

The demonstrated ability to use data from assessments to determine program/curriculum effectiveness and efficiency; and

Demonstrated FBISD Leadership Competencies and/or other qualifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent.

Fort Bend ISD


LDU 2016.05

DATE ISSUED: 5/26/2016