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Administrator Credential Program (Tier 2)

San Mateo/Santa Cruz County Office of Education Administrative Credential Tier II (ACT II) Program

The San Mateo and Santa Cruz County Offices of Education have formed a consortium to provide the Professional Clear Administrative Services Credential Program to current administrators seeking to obtain their Clear Administrative Credential.

A new cohort will begin in October, 2017.

Application for 2017-18 (Cohort 2)

Admission Requirements

Candidates are granted admission to the program if they fulfill the following requirements:
  • Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
  • Current Administrative Position
  • Candidate Application
  • Direct Supervisor Questionnaire
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Cost of the Program

Price for administrators working in Santa Cruz County - $5,320 ($2,660 per year)

ACT II Program Mission Statement and Program Design

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education Clear Administrative Services Credential Program is committed to improving the leadership qualities of administrators by providing high-quality professional development, one-to-one mentoring, and a comprehensive program of support that includes ongoing assessment, feedback, collaboration, and reflection. This administrative program requires 40 hours of coaching and approximately 40 hours of professional development over a two year period.

ACT II - 2013-2015 Cohort 1

Applying for Clear Administrative Services Credential



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Administrators and mentors celebrate completion of the Act II program.


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