Catholic Administrative Services Certificate
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The ADSF Catholic Administrative Services Certificate (CASC) is a comprehensive K-8 leadership preparation program built on the program standards for the California Administrative Services Credential with modifications and additions to ensure proper preparation for leaders entering the Catholic school context. This program is designed for members of the Archdiocesan community who desire a future position as a Catholic K-8 school principal.
Graduates from the ADSF CASC program will qualify for the qualification to lead compensation stipend commensurate with that designated for holding a California Administrative Services Credential.
COST OF PROGRAM
Year 1: $5,000 per accepted participant.
Year 2: $5,000 paid on behalf of the accepted participant
by the sponsoring school*.
Total Program Cost: $10,000
The ADSF Catholic Administrative Services Certificate (CASC)
is a 2-year program focused on K-8 leadership.
Year 1: CPSEL and CSLC standards
Major Projects: budget build, case study portfolio, formation program
Hours: 80 (40 in-class engagement, 40 hours coursework)
Year 2: Fieldwork
Major projects: placement as an AP with mentorship and coaching
Hours: 40 in-class engagement and at least 50% role as AP
CPSEL standards for the ASC are attached, and will be cornerstones for the ADSF CSLC program.
In addition, the ADSF CSLC program will include significant emphasis on:
- Managing the Parish-School relationship - Budgeting for tuition-based non-profits
- Maintaining Catholic identity - Building successful leadership teams
- Managing a tuition-based environment
In order to be considered for the ADSF CASC program, applicants must:
Work in an ADF school at the time of application
Be prepared to make a 2-year minimum commitment to ADSF schools in a leadership position
Intend to pursue future leadership position(s) in the ADSF
Have a minimum of 3-years of teaching experience in Catholic education
Be a practicing Catholic
Receive the recommendation of current school principal
The ADSF Catholic Administrative Services Certificate (CASC) is an internal certificate valid in the Archdiocese of San Francisco and other participating Arch/dioceses exclusively.