The PASC program is designed for professionals who are seeking an administrative position in a school, district, or county setting, or for teachers who desire to expand their leadership capacity. PASC is a state-accredited program designed to provide candidates with the practical and research-based framework effective educational leaders need to meet the demands of the 21st-century learning environment. Program instructors are current or former site and district administrators who possess deep knowledge and understanding of effective instructional leadership and school management.


Program Eligibility

  • Possession of a valid, clear teaching or services credential, with at least 5 years full-time experience
  • Satisfactory completion of the Basic Skills Requirement (i.e. Passage of CBEST, CSET)
  • Submission of complete SBCEO Preliminary Administrative Credential Program application

Program Components

Program Goal

  • Prepare leaders for entry level positions requiring a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
  • Optional Extended Education credits available through an accredited university

Program Cost

Tuition: $6,750/Candidate
Payable in five installments throughout the year. Financing is available through the Santa Barbara Teachers Federal Credit Union. There will be an additional cost for books.