About CalAPA

At its September 2013 meeting, the Commission amended the requirements for earning a preliminary administrative services credential to include, when developed, passage of an administrator performance assessment. The CTC is developing a model of administrator performance assessment, the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA),

In the spring of 2017, the CalAPA will be piloted. The purpose of this pilot test is to engage stakeholders to collect additional validity evidence on the design of the assessment. Specifically, Commission-approved administrator preparation programs are invited to try out the leadership cycles and related scoring rubrics with their candidates by embedding the cycles and rubrics within existing program requirements.

We are seeking California educators to score submissions for the pilot test (spring 2017), field test (spring 2018), and operational administrations (starting fall 2018). Scoring of the CalAPA will include scorer training and calibration.

Scoring for the CalAPA pilot test will be conducted late April/early May 2017. Scoring, including training and calibration, will be conducted in person in Sacramento, CA.

CalAPA Assessor Qualifications

To be eligible to score the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA), an applicant MUST:
  • hold a current California Clear or Life Administrative Services Credential,
  • have a minimum of three (3) years of current or recent experience as an administrator in California, OR
  • have a minimum of three (3) years of current or recent experience as a member of a Commission-approved preliminary or clear administrative services preparation program.

Qualification Verification

To verify employment and certification, the application requests your supervisor contact information and certificate/license details.  This information will be used for verification purposes only.