Requirements & Paperwork

Orientation at Gonzaga 

Requirements for Certification

  1. For Principal certification you must provide your teaching or ESA certificate from WA State.
  2. A letter from your district superintendent that supports you in doing an internship in the state of WA.
  3. Principal/Mentor (must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a principal in the district) letter agreeing to be the mentor and supports the internship.
  4. Abuse training documentation.
  5. Signed and returned mentor agreement.
  6. Letter of acceptance from the Dean.
  7. Approval letter from the PEAB.

Required Program Paperwork


Please submit all forms pertaining to certification to Dr. Cynthia Johnson. If planning on mailing your documents, please mail them to:

Gonzaga University
School of Education
Department of Educational Leadership and Administration
502 E Boone Ave, Box 25
Spokane, WA 99258