(1) To obtain a K-12 principal endorsement an applicant must provide verification of:
(a) a master's degree in educational leadership from an accredited professional educator preparation program as defined in ARM 10.57.102 or a masterʹs degree related to education from a regionally accredited college or university;
(b) completion of an accredited educator preparation program for K-12 principals;
(c) a minimum of three years of teaching experience with a standard, unrestricted license;
(d) completion of three semester credits of college courses in Montana school law, including special education law; and
(e) recommendation for the endorsement from the appropriate official from an accredited professional K-12 principal program.