Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

The Orange County Department of Education Preliminary Administrative Services Credential program is designed for aspiring school administrators who seek to develop the skills to effectively lead a 21st century educational organization.  The sixteen (16) month model is a blend of coursework and performance-based tasks, providing ongoing opportunities for candidates to learn educational theory and apply that understanding in authentic in-class and in-field environments.  The California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPE's) define the six categories of leadership as:

*Visionary Leadership

*Instructional Leadership

*School Improvement Leadership

*Professional Learning and Growth Leadership

*Organizational and Systems Leadership

*Community Leadership


Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Overview

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program        



 To apply for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential: Cohort 13

   Please call Amanda Baird (714) 708-4985 or Larry Mauzey (714) 708-5886
    To request for an application packet, send your mailing address to:


Additional Documents Required with Application:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • Supervisor's Recommendation Form
  • Tuition Agreement
  • $500 Non-refundable Deposit
  • Proof of passing CBEST        

           Amanda Baird      

    (714) 708-4985
    Larry Mauzey, Cohort Advisor
    (714) 708-5886
    Lucy McGinley, PPS
    Senior Administrative Assistant
    (714) 966-4207
               Overview Cohort 13.pdf 


Application form.Ltr of Rec.Coh13.pdf

Tuition Payment AgreementCohort13.pdf

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