Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System

The Texas Principal Evaluation & Support System (T-PESS) is a new principal evaluation system for the state of Texas designed to support principals in their professional development and help them improve as instructional leaders.

  • Principal Standards - The Texas Principal Standards are aspirational standards that inform all phases of principal development.  
  • T-PESS Resources and Materials – To view the most up-to-date resources and materials for T-PESS, including the rubric and FAQs, please visit https://tpess.org/.
  • 2014 Principal Appraisal Report (PDF, 175 KB) - 2014 status report to the Texas Legislature on the implementation of SB 1383 (82nd Texas Legislature) and TEC 21.3541.