Clear Administrative Credential Program (CACP)

Who Should Participate?

Any administrator with a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential who is currently employed in an administrative position is eligible to participate in the CCCOE-ALP.

The program is also open to veteran principals in transition and/or seeking advanced professional learning opportunities with a one-on-one leadership coach.

Candidates agree to:

  • Participate in two years of one-to-one coaching, a minimum of 40 hours per year, provided by a certified leadership coach.
  • Create an Individual Induction Plan based on the California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (CPSELS).
  • Participate in 20 hours of professional development, guided by the candidate's work setting, individualized goals and CPSEL program outcomes.
  • Engage in leadership self-assessments based on reflective practices.

How do you enroll?

There are two enrollment windows and cohorts each year.

  • Fall Window: For 2020-2021, the fall enrollment window is April 15 - August 30. 
  • Winter Window: For 2020-2021, the winter enrollment window is October 15 - January 31. 

To begin the application process, send a request for program enrollment information to

What are the program fees?

There are two sets of annual fees associated with the program - a program fee and a leadership coaching fee.

  1. A $1,000 annual ACSA Program Fee is paid directly to ACSA ($2000 total)
  2. A $4,000 annual Leadership Coaching Fee is paid directly to CCCOE-ALP via check or credit card ($8000 total)

The total cost of the two year program is $10,000. Check with your district regarding reimbursement options. Title II funds may be used to help offset the cost of the program.
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