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Initial Administrator License (IAL) - Licensure Requirements

Candidates seeking recommendation from PSU for the Preliminary Administrator License must:

  • Have completed the Initial Administrator License program at Portland State University
  • Must provide electronic or paper documentation indicating a passing score for the ORELA Administrator exams
  • Have completed three years of successful licensed teaching or personnel service experience in public schools or regionally accredited private schools at the time of application for the administrative license
  • Apply for the Preliminary Administrator License within 1 year of completing the IAL program. Currency of your coursework is a consideration by TSPC in granting licensure. Contact the Graduate School of Education Licensure Office.
  • Hold a valid first aid card and demonstrate knowledge of Oregon and federal anti-discrimination statutes.