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Clear Administrative Services Credential (CASC) Program

Program Details

The CASC program is a path to a California Clear Administrative Services Credential. After you earn your preliminary administrative services credential, CASC is the second phase of preparation for educational leaders. With a focus on job-embedded, experiential learning, the heart of our program is a coaching-based model. CASC supports candidates in the administrative position they currently hold while developing their full capacity, allowing for effective leadership in California 21st century skills. Effective June of 2021, CASC will now be offered virtually to serve educators statewide!

Participants will receive a minimum of 40 hours of coaching each year. Informed by our reciprocal model, this allows both the coach and participant to examine best practices.


Coaches and candidates attend all program classes together, including the Coach Training Classes as outlined in the LVUSD Center for Educational Excellence Course Catalog. Because we believe candidates need to develop coaching capacities to effectively support educators in their schools and districts, candidates experience their learning on multiple levels through discussion and reflection.


To be eligible for the CASC program, you must meet the following criteria:​

  • Possess a valid California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential as noted in Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations section 80054(d)(1) and (2).

  • Verification of an offer of employment in a full or part time administrative position in an employing agency as defined in Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations section 80054(g)(1).

Application Process

We are currently accepting applications for August 2024.  Please visit the links below to access our program calendar and application. Completed application packets are due by April 30, 2024 (a rolling admissions process will occur after this date). 

Application packets must include:

  1. CASC Program Application

  2. A copy of your current California credential(s), including your Preliminary Administrative Services Credential- Certificate of Eligibility or Credential

  3. Verification of Experience: An official letter from your current employer verifying that you are employed in an administrative position.

Please submit via email to

Program Costs: The cost of the program is $2,500 per year 

Program Completion Requirements: 

Upon completion of the 2-year CASC Program, Candidates will need to fill out this Credential Application and submit a Verification of Employment Letter from their current employer verifying two years of successful administrative experience.


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