Cohorts are forming


Justin Heard, Ed.D., Program Chair

707-638-5406   justin.heard (at)

CTC Approved Administrative Credential Programs 

  1. Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

  2. Intern Administrative Services credential

  3. Clear Administrative Services Credential 

All programs are modeled after the elements found in exemplary leadership development programs across the nation.  The credential program is the core curriculum of the Master of Arts degree with emphasis in Educational Leadership.

Program Design

Cohort Model

  1. Collaborative model in which candidates progress through the program together 

  2. Consistent, supportive, engaging, and powerful learning environment

  3. Cohorts foster a more personal learning experience and important networking opportunities


  1. Integrated, problem based, and real-world curriculum

  2. Students participate in one course at a time for six weeks, allowing for focused study and deep learning and reflection.

  3. 25% of class time is on-line

  4. Mentoring and action research projects at the student’s school site

  5. Experienced and passionate teaching staff consisting of knowledgeable school leaders 

  6. 10 courses-30 units for Preliminary Administrative Services Credential-One Year

  7. 2 courses or 6 additional units for the MA in Educational Leadership

Program Start Date, Class Times, Location, and Tuition

Cohorts are forming NOW.  Apply early as space is limited.

Classes are held on Sunday afternoons on our Mare Island campus.  Visit the Future Students page for information on tuition.

All admissions documents should be delivered directly to Dr. Justin Heard.


Administrative Services Credentials

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Clear Administrative Services Credential

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential