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Develop your administrative and management skills and learn to foster a collaborative culture of teaching and learning by enrolling in the Clear Administrative Services Credential Induction Program. This credential program was developed from the Professional Administrative Services Credentials Standards adopted by California Commission for Teacher Credentialing (CTC), which is an Administrator Induction Program (AIP) to support beginning school administrators in their administrative roles, to advance their knowledge and skills related to the California Professional Standards for Education Leaders (CPSEL), and to become effective school leaders and administrators that results in the success of all students. The program consists of four 4.5 quarter courses spread over a two-year period as per Commission policy.
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredits public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the U.S.
- 4 courses; 18 quarter units
Candidates will develop an induction plan for the two years of the induction program. Candidates will identify professional growth opportunities including non-university professional development. Candidates will be assigned a coach in the district who will provide coaching support throughout the two year program. Critical issues that will be addressed are getting to know your district’s policies and procedures, developing and assessing a school culture, instructional supervision, and building community relationships. Course is S/U grading basis only. This course is four months in length.
Prerequisite: EDA 610 with a minimum grade of S. Must have the knowledge and skills gained in EDA 602 to be successful in this course. All courses in this program build upon the knowledge gained in the previous class.
Candidates will review and modify induction plan as needed. Critical issues that will be addressed are budget management and development, leadership in a crisis situation, instructional leadership, and working with diverse communities. Course is S/U grading basis only. This course is four months in length.
Prerequisite: EDA 611 with a minimum grade of S. Courses in this program scaffold learning.
Candidates will review and modify induction plan as needed. Critical issues that will be addressed are building and sustaining a vision and mission, operation management, internal and external communications, implementation of a technology plan, and budget management. Course is S/U grading basis only. This course is four months in length.
Prerequisite: EDA 612 with a minimum grade of S. Courses in the program scaffold knowledge.
This is the capstone course in the Professional Administrative Services Credential Program. Candidates will be engaged in assessing their induction plan and providing evidence that they have completed the plan successfully. Critical issues will be addressed in this class are media relations, advocating in the political context for students, and career planning. Course is S/U grading basis only. This course is four months in length.
The program is for credentialing purposes, only. Once all four courses are successfully completed, the University can recommend the student to the Commission for a credential.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Facilitate the development and implementation of a shared vision of learning and growth of all students.
- Develop a collaborative culture of teaching and learning informed by professional standards and focused on student and professional growth.
- Manage the organization to cultivate a safe and productive learning and working environment.
- Collaborate with families and other stakeholders to address diverse student and community interests and mobilize community resources.
- Model professionalism, ethics, integrity, justice, and equity for faculty and staff.
- Influence political, social, economic, legal and cultural contexts affecting education to improve education policies and practices.
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