The California Association of Professors of Educational Administration welcomes you to the CAPEA website. CAPEA is an organization of professors from private and public colleges or universities dedicated to the education of school leaders. We seek to vitalize the discourse necessary for blending theory and practice in ways consistent with current research and future projections. We also seek to strengthen networks with other professional and public entities for the continued improvement of education in California.


President: Dr. Lori Kim, CSU Los Angeles

Co-President Elects: Dr. Carol Van Vooren, CSU San Marcos and Dr. Bobbie Plough, CSU East Bay 

Sect./Treasurer: Dr. R.D. Nordgren, National University

Members at Large: Dr. Ardella Dailey, CSU East Bay, Dr. Susan Jindra, CSU San Bernadino, and Dr. Susan Belanardo, UC Irvine.

Coaching for Equity in California

December 8-10, 8-3pm each day
Azusa Pacific University
701 E. Foothill Blvd.
West Campus Building #1 Room 140
AzusaCalifornia 91702
United States

626-815-6000 x5340
Phone: 951-990-2552

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CTC  Administrator Performance Assessment Input Sessions
Thursday, November 5th from 1 pm-4 pm 
Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95811
Tuesday November 10th from 1 pm-4 pm
National University
3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA
CTC public input sessions will be held on Thursday, November 5th and Tuesday, November 10th to discuss the design and implementation standards, the number of APA and views on combining the CAPE and CPSEL.  The meetings will take place at the Commission offices in Sacramento and at National University in Costa Mesa.  There will be an opportunity for individuals to join through a web-based technology if the individual cannot get to Sacramento. To register to attend the input session—please complete the following electronic registration:

Key to the discussion will be familiarity with the proposed standards. October’s Commission item 2F, containing both the Design and Implementation standards is posted on the Commission meeting web page ( 
The  second topic for the meeting will be the creation of a single document containing the California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPE) and the California Professional Standards for Education Leaders (CPSEL). Both the CAPE and the CPSEL can be found on the Administrator Preparation page of the website, in the Standards booklet and CPSEL Companion Booklet respectively  Please review the language and bring the document and your feedback to the meeting. Should you have any questions, please contact Amy Reising at

Position Announcements

The Department of Educational Leadership at CSUEB works to prepare
and influence bold, socially responsible leaders who will transform the world of schooling. As
such, our central role is to ignite the leadership capacity needed to create vital, democratic and
caring places for powerful teaching and learning

CSUSB Two Positions
Education Administration and Career Technical Education
Positions have been posted to NEOGOV. You can find them at

Program Director of Educational Leadership Academy M.S./PASC 
Program Director of Clinical Supervision
Program Director of Teacher Education
2 Doctoral Program Positions