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BEGINNING ADMINISTRATORS

Overview

This level provides leadership development and training for administrators who have just started in their position or have only one year of experience. Focus supports building a foundation of quality leadership through increased understanding of leadership concepts and skills.

Clear Administrative Services Credential Program (Tier II)

The Sacramento County Office of Education is an approved provider for the CTC approved Clear Administrative Services Credential Program (CASCP) based on the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing guidelines. This is a two-year program. (Download program design and overview)

  • Clear Administrative Services Credential Program (CASCP): Participant Application
  • CASCP Program Cost

  • $7,000 (for the two-year program)
  • Four Payment Options

  • Option 1—Pay in full; payment to be made at start of program
  • Option 2—Pay in two installments of $3,500.00; first payment to be made at start of program; second payment to be made at start of year 2.
  • Option 3—Pay in four installments of $1,750.00; first payment to be made at start of program, then a payment of $1,750.00 every six months until paid in full.
  • Option 4—A loan through Schools Financial Credit Union (Download flyer)
  • Apply to Become a Clear Administrative Services Credential Program (CASCP) Coach

    A CASCP coach provides coaching and support to the CASCP participant through the development of the California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (CPSELs). The coach assists with the guidance around professional development choices for each of the leadership standards and the applied practicums.

    The duties and responsibilities of an Clear Administrative Services Credential Program coach are as follows:

  • Provide coaching and support to an assigned CASCP participant to meet the requirements of each CPSEL.
  • Coach and support the work of the CASCP participant for completion of practicums developed for each CPSEL.
  • Serve as liaison between the Leadership Institute and the CASCP participant around the program support needed for completion of the Administrator Training Program (ATP).
  • Follow the coaching guidelines and requirements that have been established by the SCOE Leadership Institute for support to the Clear Administrative Services Credential Program participant, such as coach trainings and meetings.
  • Clear Administrative Services Credential Program (CASCP): Coach Application

    The First 90 Days: A New Principal's Workshop

    Being a new principal is one of the most stressful and high-demanding jobs. To support the transition and provide useful strategies, the Sacramento County Office of Education offers a two-session workshop for new principals to assist in setting a foundation for successful leadership in a new assignment. This workshop provides strategies and direction that focus on involving stakeholders, increasing communication, and outlining the first ninety days for success. (View upcoming dates for The First 90 Days)

    This workshop focuses on:

  • School Culture
  • Student Performance
  • District Direction
  • Leadership
  • Master's in Education—Educational Administration

    Click here to learn more about the Master's in Education—Educational Administration.

    For more information, contact us at (916) 228-2538 or leadershipinstitute@scoe.net.