Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC) Program Continuing Education Units
If you are interested in earning academic credit from UCSB Extension for the professional development courses you are completing, please review the following
This course is designed to provide a background and basis for all work in the Future Leaders Institute. The course emphasizes the political, social, and economic background of education, and the historical and philosophical forces giving rise to the institutional practices that limit student academic and social success. Major theories in educational leadership are introduced in this course as well as the relationship between theory and practice in the context of contemporary issues in California.
Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of the school and community context, including the instructional implications of cultural/linguistic, socioeconomic, and political factors.
- Implement change strategies based on current relevant theories and best practices in school improvement.