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Clear Administrative Services Credential Program

Developing system leaders who build high-performing schools to ensure powerful learning for each and every student.

This job‐embedded, site‐based, individualized coaching program is an approved pathway for clearing the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential. 

The two-year program that includes job-embedded one‐on‐one coaching with a skilled administrator, an individualized leadership growth plan, and professional learning as well as a culminating portfolio representing two years of leadership development as an instructional leader-based upon the California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (CPSEL).

It also incorporates Leadership Seminars aligned to CPSEL and focused on systems-thinking and equity leadership to accelerate student achievement. 

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) requires the completion of an approved Administrative Services Credential Clear Induction Program as the only option for completing the Professional Administrative Services Credential.

Enrollment in a CTC-approved administrator induction program is expected upon placement in an administrative position, but no later than one year from activation of the preliminary credential

The cost of the program for administrators is $7,500 for the two-year clear credential program. 

Tuition break-down: 

  • $300 Technology Fee
  • $200 Application Fee (non-refundable, to be applied toward tuition)
  • $3,500 per year
Payment options: $1,750 per semester or $3,500 per year

Please click on link to fill out the application form for Spring 2021. For enrollment questions, email

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