Service Credential, Clear Administrative Services

Service Credential, Clear Administrative Services

This program is designed to develop the professional competencies of practicing educational leaders. Individuals that hold a Clear Administrative Services Credential, have the skills needed to coordinate and supervise student support services, instruct disciplinary actions for students, manage a school entity’s fiscal services, assess instructional programs and manage certificated personnel.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Vision: Organize the development, articulation, implementation and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community.
  • Instructional Leadership: Create, nurture and sustain a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and professional growth.
  • Management: Design the management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with stakeholders, respond to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilize community resources to promote the success of all students.
  • Ethics: Construct and model a professional code of ethics and develop professional leadership capacity.
  • Advocacy: Advocate for the success of all students by influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context of schools.

Admission Requirements

Applicants intending on enrolling in this program, whether online or on campus, must be California residents and must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  1. Two letters of recommendation. Letters should be written by professional educators who have knowledge of the candidate's administrative performance and should be presented on school or district letterhead.
  2. Two waiver forms.
  3. Possess a valid Preliminary Administrative Services California Credential.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. Hold a current position as an administrator in an approved setting. Form CL-777 titled Verification of Employment as an Administrator must be turned in prior to being admitted and enrolled in the first course.

Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements:

Neither transcripts, nor a standard GPA is required

Required Courses

*EDAU 710 Professional Clear Mentoring of Candidates II 3
*EDAU 720 Professional Clear Assessment of Candidate Competence II 3

*Students must be admitted to this credential before they can enroll in courses EDAU 710 and EDAU 720.


Total Credits 6