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Application Window: April 11 - May 18

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU GATHER ALL APPLICATION INFORMATION AND MATERIALS BEFORE BEGINNING THIS ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS; AND THAT YOU DRAFT YOUR NARRATIVE RESPONSES (SEE PROMPTS BELOW) IN A SEPARATE WORD OR GOOGLE DOC AND THEN COPY AND PASTE THEM INTO THIS FORM.

The San Diego County Office of Education is pleased to announce the application window for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential program.  Applications may be submitted between April 11, 2018 and May 18, 2018.  Completed applications will be reviewed by our admissions committee and results will be mailed by the end of June, 2018.

Please review all eligibility, admission, and application requirements below.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

You will be required to complete our online application form, including your contact information, professional history, supervisor contact information, and written narrative responses; and to upload files containing your resume and verification of experience using the forms available at the links below.

Resume Template (please use this standardized program resume template)



NARRATIVE RESPONSE QUESTIONS (to be submitted in Section 6 of online application form):

A. Why would you like to participate in the SDCOE PASC Program?

B. How does your background and experience qualify you for the program?

C. What successes have you had as an instructional leader thus far?

D. Describe the skills and knowledge needed to become an effective school leader.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS OUR ONLINE APPLICATION


​​​Eligibility Requirements

  • To be considered for acceptance in the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC) Program, applicants must: 
    • Exhibit a deep understanding of teaching and learning
    • Have a strong desire to lead
    • Effectively collaborate with others
    • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills 
    • Ensure equity and access for each and every student they serve
    • Be thoughtful and reflective educators who are ready for a relevant, rigorous, and innovative program.

Minimum Admission Requirements

    • Five years of successful full-time certificated experience in a public or private school (in state or out-of-state). This experience may be teaching, pupil personnel work, librarianship, health services, clinical or rehabilitative series, or a combination of teaching and school services equal to five years
    • Verification of employment experience
    • Possess a valid Clear California Teaching or Services Credential

The admission process is highly competitive. The Admissions Review team reviews hundreds of applications to find the most qualified candidates for our cohorts. These cohorts are limited in size to ensure the best learning experiences. We receive many qualified applicants that meet the admission requirements, but due to the volume of applicants, we review all applications according to our guidelines and select the most qualified applicants.​

Program Overview

  • ​Certification of all CTC requirements is accomplished through the 17-month program
  • Aligned with the California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPE)
  • Program cost is $7,900 plus a $300 one-time technology and materials fee
  • Experienced and successful Pre K-12 practitioners who influence leadership across the county will serve as instructors for all classes.

​Application Timeline

  • Applications for cohort 12 (Fall, 2018) and cohort 13 (Winter, 2019) 

Questions or more information- contact Program Administrative Assistant Sylvia Padilla​ at 858-569-​5373​.