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The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC) Program is for education professionals seeking a career as a public school administrator.

Chico State School of Education PASC cohort 2016

2016-2017 Chico State PASC Cohort

Is Educational Leadership In Your Future?

Would you like to serve as a public school administrator? CSU, Chico’s School of Education offers a post baccalaureate Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC) for education professionals seeking a career as a public school administrator.

The PASC Program provides the foundations of educational leadership necessary to qualify for a Clear California Administrative Services Credential granted through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). With the preliminary administrative credential you can serve as an assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, supervisor, coordinator, or other equivalent level administrator in California public schools.

This credential authorizes the holder to provide administrative services for grades K-12, including:

  • The development and assessment of instructional programs
  • The management of school site, district, or county fiscal services; hiring, assigning, supervising, and evaluating certificated and classified personnel
  • Providing discipline to students and employees
  • Development of student support services

About the CSU, Chico PASC Program

  • 1 year, 4 six-unit courses, 24 semester units. 12 of these units can be applied to an MA in Education
  • Convenient hybrid model of online and on-campus instruction features Tuesday & Thursday meetings during the month of July and on Saturdays during the fall and spring semesters
  • Learning as a cohort builds community, fosters creativity, enhances leadership skills, and encourages greater progress
  • Per unit fee is $325
  • Updated curriculum meets new California standards

Cohort 3 Applications are Now Open!

Apply to the CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Program and to the PASC Program. The priority deadline for applications is April 1, though applications after this date will be considered.  

Graduate Application for Admission at Cal State Apply

PASC Program Application

Apply today by contacting the Chico State PASC Program Coordinator, Michael Gulbransen, 530-228-6567.

PASC Course Schedule

Summer 2018 — Cohort 3 (2018 Admits)

Register beginning April 2: EDAD 631: Educational Leadership: The Literature — 6 units

On-campus Meeting Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays 7/5-7/26

Fall 2018 — Cohort 3 (2018 Admits)

Register beginning July 1: EDAD 632: Educational Leadership:Current Conditions — 6 units

On-campus Meeting Dates: Saturdays, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17 & 12/8

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