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Administrative Services Credential

Administrative Services Credentials authorize the holder to provide the following school services in grades 12 and below, including preschool, and in classes organized primarily for adults:

  • Develop, coordinate, and assess instructional programs
  • Evaluate certificated and classified personnel
  • Provide students' discipline
  • Provide certificated and classified employees discipline
  • Supervise certificated and classified personnel
  • Manage school site, district, or county level fiscal services
  • Recruit, employ, and assign certificated and classified personnel
  • Develop, coordinate, and supervise student support services

Information for All Candidates

California Prepared Candidates

Out-of-State Prepared Candidates

Out-of-Country Prepared Candidates

Individuals prepared outside of the U.S. must contact a California college or university with a Commission-approved professional preparation program, obtaining their formal recommendation for the credential.

Additional Resources

Updated November 27, 2012