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Credential Programs
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 Credential Programs

Credential Programs


The Placer County Office of Education (PCOE) Leadership and Learning Collaborative (LLC) prepares and supports educators along a continuum of service from Pre-Intern/Para-professional preparation through Doctorate in Education.

 LLC Overview

 Programs Offered



The PCOE LLC's vision is to recruit, prepare, and retain self-reflective educators and leaders resulting in positive and equitable student outcomes. It includes five Commission on Teacher Credentialing accredited/approved programs:​
  • Education Speci​alist Mild to Moderate Support Needs and Extensive Support Needs Intern Programs
  • Multiple and Single Subject and Education Specialist Clear Teacher Induction
  • Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program (PASC)
  • Clear Administrative Services Credential Program (CASC)

​​Additionally, PCOE partners with UMass Global (formerly Brandman University) to offer additional bachelor's and post-graduate programs:

  • BA Liberal Studies 
  • MA in Education - Teaching and Learning
  • MA in Education with the Educational Administration Emphasis
  • EDD in Organizational Leadership


​PCOE's Pathways to Teaching and Leadership

In cooperation with Brandman University, PCOE has developed two credentialed programs. These are the steps offered in the PCOE Pathway to teaching and leadership.

Pathway to Teaching and Leadership Graph



If you have questions about your teaching credential, how to get it updated, how to become certified to teach in California, etc., please contact:

Jason Drewry
Credential Analyst
(530) 889-5993 or via email

The PCOE Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools are committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. PCOE programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. (Access full Board Policy 0410 here.)​​​


AdministratorsPCOE's Leadership and Learning Collaborative (LLC) supports administrator preparation through the Preliminary and Clear Administrative Services Credential Programs.

 Coaching for Educators

Coaching for EducatorsThe Placer County Office of Education supports districts in their Instructional Coaching, Induction Coaching, and Teacher on Special Assignment programs. We have a variety of resources and professional development opportunities designed specifically to maximize the effectiveness of these positions. 

 Grant Opportunities for Educators

Grant Opportunities for EducatorsPCOE offers multiple grant opportunities for both teacher and administrator participation.​​​   


TeachersThe PCOE Leadership and Learning Collaborative supports teacher preparation through the Education Specialist Mild Moderate and Moderate Severe Intern Programs as well as the Clear Induction Program.  ​ 



Our What's My District App will assist you by matching your address to your district.  Once your district appears on the map below, you can find the district schools and contact information for school Board of Trustees, Administrative contact information, in addition to school district websites links. ​​​

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