2018-2019 Catalog

Administrative Services Credential

The School Leadership Program at CSU Dominguez Hills provides the two CTC-required pathways for Administrative Services Credentials in California. These pathways prepare educators for leadership positions in elementary and secondary schools, and certain district level positions. The School Leadership Program is comprised of two tiers. The first tier, the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential, authorizes service in positions serving grades kindergarten through 12.The second tier is for those holding a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and employed in an administrative position. Candidates are expected to enroll in this program, called the Clear Administrative Services Credential within 120 days of beginning service on their Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (26 units)

Admission Requirements

  1. Five years full-time teaching experience in a public or private school or five years of experience in pupil personnel services.
  2. A 3.0 grade point average in last 60 units of college work, a score of 500 or better on the MAT or a score of 300 or better on the GRE, General Aptitude Test.
  3. Have passed the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST).
  4. Possession of a valid California Teaching Credential or Pupil Personnel Services Credential.
  5. Attendance at orientations and two confidential recommendations, one from the applicant's site supervisor.

Requirements

A.  Required Courses (26 units):

SLP 550Induction Preliminary Leaders

2

SLP 551Visionary Leadership

3

SLP 552Instructional Leadership

3

SLP 553Organizational Leadership and Resource Management

3

SLP 554Collaborative Leadership

3

SLP 555Ethical Leadership

3

SLP 556Political, Social, Economic, Legal and Cultural Leadership

3

SLP 557Post-Assessment, Preliminary Leadership

2

SLP 560Fieldwork A, Preliminary Leadership

2

SLP 561Fieldwork B, Preliminary Leadership

2

Additional requirements for Preliminary Administrative Services Credential:

Must receive a B or better in each credential course.

The CTC requires successful passing of the California Administrative Performance Assessment as an additional requirement.

Clear Induction Administrative Services Credential (14 units)

Admission Requirements

  1. Possession of a valid California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.
  2. A position that is 100% out of the classroom, and requires a preliminary administrative services credential.

Authorization

This credential authorizes the holder to serve as a superintendent, deputy superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, supervisor, consultant, coordinator director, dean, instructional specialist, or in an equivalent or intermediate level administrative position.

 

Courses below must be repeated for a total of 14 units.

Required Courses

SLP 580 Professional School Leadership: Pre-Assessment, Induction

2

SLP 581Principles of Professional Administrative Practice: Six Themes

3

SLP 582Professional School Leadership: Post-Assessment

2