Welcome to CAPEA

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.

To Register for Conferences

To register for Coaching for Equity in California Schools on June 3-5, 2015.


News and Announcements

CTC--Seeking Educators for the CPACE Standard Setting Panel—Applications Due May 22, 2015
The Commission is seeking California educators to serve on the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE) Standard Setting Panel to assist in recommending a passing score standard for the revised CPACE examination. The Commission will consider applications from individuals with experience and expertise in California public K-12 school administration, including current and former school administrators and administrator educators. In addition to the online application form, applicants must  provide a brief resume highlighting the applicant’s education, experience, and/or expertise with respect to California K-12 public school administration. The standard setting panel will meet for two days during the first week of August 2015.

For online application form and information about the standard setting process: at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPACE

For further information: Mike Taylor at mtaylor@ctc.ca.gov

CTC Meeting April 23rd Information/Action Items 4B and 4C related to Administrator Performance Assessment

Click on following link to access CTC April Agenda

CAPEA sent a letter to CTC Executive Board regarding proposed Assessment Design Standards CAPEA Letter to CTC re APA

CAPEA’s position on the Administrator Performance Assessment (APA) for the Preliminary Credential program pathway:

        We support performance, authentic-based candidate assessment that occurs at program completion;

        We support candidate performance assessment data that can be part of program multiple assessment data;

        We advocate for portfolio-designed assessment to better measure candidate performance as emerging leaders; and

       We request continued input from the field to include portfolio-appropriate task items in the APA.

New editorial board member recognition

Our new editorial board member of the CAPEA Journal, Rebeca Burciaga, got a very  important recognition by the  UCEA-Davis Award for her article published in the Education Administration Quarterly *Division A, AERA). Here is an excerpt of the notification: 

 "The troublesome legacy of Brown v. Board of Education," was selected as this year's recipient of UCEA’s Davis Award. The William J. Davis Award is given annually to the author(s) of the most outstanding article published in Educational Administration Quarterly during the preceding volume year.  Your paper was selected by an independent committee of your peers, and was a unanimous choice."



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