Our Mission 

CAPEA provides opportunities, services, and benefits to college faculty, and others involved or interested, in the training of school leaders. As a CAPEA member you will have the information, resources and influence to help you: 

1. Participate in the California collaboratives and partnerships 

2. Keep updated in the field through twice a year CAPEA Conferences and the publication of a national journal, Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development 

3. Introduce new university faculty to the world of educational leadership and school reform 

4. Implement Preliminary and Professional Level Credential Programs 

5. Respond to critical legislative and policy issues regarding educational administration 

6. Be aware of knowledge base in educational administration and leadership

CAPEA Goals 

Design, develop and share program information to support 21st Century Learning and Leading Education Administration Programs, including components of diversity, equity, and technology for 21st Century schools. (Transition Plans and new Program Plans) Design, develop, implement, and support Coaching for Culturally Proficient Leadership Practices induction/mentoring model. Expand our proactive relationship with the state legislature and CTC to advocate for policies and processes that support comprehensive and inclusive criteria for effective leadership knowledge and skills for credential requirements. Increase our membership to reflect the diverse needs of our profession and the communities our students serve. Enhance and encourage research by our members that is published in our CAPEA Journal and presented at our Fall Conference. (Proposed $1000 research grant) Enhance and expand website presence for members as a communication tool to support research, advocacy, equity, and our role as professors of education administration.