Dec 12, 2019  
University Catalog 2011-2012 (ARCHIVED) 
    
University Catalog 2011-2012 (ARCHIVED) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CLEAR Administrative Services Credential


The program is designed for new administrators to meet the performance standards of the California clear administrative services credential. The credential licenses holders to perform all administrative and supervisory services in grades prekindergarten–12 in California public or private schools.

The Clear Administrative Services Credential is valid for a period of five years, and is renewable by submitting the normal application and fee to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). 

Admission to the Program

  • A Master’s degree
  • A valid preliminary (Tier 1) Administrative Services Credential
  • A valid basic credential used to obtain the Tier 1 Administrative Services Credential
  • Two (2) positive recommendation letters, one including from the mentor
  • Verification of employment as an administrator
  • Passing score on UNIV 400, The Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) or acceptable alternative by petition.
  • Passing score on California Basic Educational SkillsTest (CBEST)

Minimum Credential Requirements (16 units)


 The following requirements are subject to change without notice. Students should consult the division for current requirements. Minimal requirements for issuance of the clear administrative services credential include:

  • A Master’s degree
  • Successful completion of all required courses
  • A valid preliminary (Tier I) Administrative Services Credential
  • A valid basic credential used to obtain the Tier I Administrative Services Credential
  • Two (2) positive recommendation letters, one including from the mentor
  • Two (2) years of successful full-time experience as an administrator with Tier I Administrative Services Credential
  • Passing score on UNIV 400, The Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) or acceptable alternative by petition.
  • Passing score on California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST)