Educational Leadership Department

Student Learning Outcomes

The following excerpts from course syllabi represent the basic Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for the Preliminary ASC program currently offered at Cal Poly Pomona and reflect both the College of Education & Integrative Studies overall key SLOs and the credential standards for administrative service credentials set forth by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) as embodied in the CAPEs (California Administrator Performance Expectations) and CPSELs (California Professional Standards for Education Leaders).

Specific Learning Objectives for the Preliminary ASC program courses in the “Theory & Practice” strand

In EDL 5460, EDL 5470 and/or EDL 5480, the student will demonstrate knowledge of the following areas:

  • leadership behaviors and administrative organizations designed to improve the implementation of effective instruction and proven staff development programs for the development of effective school. [CAPE Standards 1B, 2B, 2C, 2D, 3B, 4A & 5A]
  • the effective use of the concepts of vision, mission and goals for the development of management and participatory management models. [CAPE Standards 1A, 1B, 3A & 5C]
  • the development of a school culture conducive to creating a school culture committed to raising the bar for student achievement. [CAPE Standards 1A, 1B, 2B, 3A & 6A]
  • the ethical standards of professionalism in effective school administration. [Standards 1B, 2A, 2C & 6A]
  • the ability to use or develop decision-making models. [CAPE Standards 1C, 2B, 2D, 3C & 5C]
  • the ability to identify and use models of decision making in problem-solving adverse organizational behaviors. [CAPE Standards 1C, 2B, 4A, 4B, & 5A]
  • the ability to link social theory with practice leading effective educational systems. [CAPE Standards 1A, 1B, 1C, 2B, 2C, 3B, 4B & 5B]
  • the relationship between an effective organizational design and a positive learning culture in their school. [CAPE Standards 1A, 1B, 2B & 2D]
  • the social and political environment with its impacts on schools who endeavor to meet the challenges with the implications for the effective administration of the public schools. [CAPE Standards 2C, 3A, 4A, 5A, & 5C]
  • the importance of creating an organizational environment that promotes a positive human relations climate within school. [CAPE Standards 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 3C, 5A, 5B & 6B]
  • the use of technology as a vehicle for promoting communication on student achievement by facilitating data collection. [CAPE Standards 1C, 2D, 3B, 3C & 5B]
  • the understanding and use of the formal and informal political context within the school which exists to promote the success of students. [CAPE Standards 1C, 2B, 2C, 2D, 3B & 5A]
  • the concept of shared leadership with the responsibility to foster transformational leadership in others. [CAPE Standards 1B, 1C, 2C & 4A]   
  • the importance of developing community participation in promoting student achievement, strengthening the instructional program, improving the delivery of instruction, and offering strategies for meeting the needs of a student body with its student diversity. [CAPE Standards  2C, 4A, 5A, 6A & 6B]  

Specific Learning Objectives for the Preliminary ASC program courses in the “Learning to Lead” strand

In EDL 5490, and/or EDL 5500, the student will demonstrate knowledge of the following areas:

  • The legal structure of public education and the policy processes at the federal, state and local levels [CAPE Standards   2C, 2D, 3B, 3C, 5A, 5B, & 5C]
  • The use of the Education Code and Title 5 for legal research [CAPE Standard 5C]
  • Controversial issues involving sexual orientation, religious affiliation, health status, languages and cultural background [CAPE Standards 1C, 3A, 4B, 5A, 5C & 6A]
  • The legal rights & responsibilities of students & teachers [CAPE Standards 2C, 3A, 3C & 5C]
  • Student discipline, behavior/attendance issues & procedures CAPE Standards 5B, 3C & 5C]
  • The awarding of contracts for goods and services [CAPE Standards 3C & 5C]
  • Tort liability [CAPE Standards 1B, 1C, 5C & 6B]
  • Equal educational opportunity, English language learners, communicating with families in a language they understand [CAPE Standards 1A, 3A, 3B, 5B, 5A, 5C & 6A]
  • Legal requirements for hiring, evaluation, discipline, dismissal & release of certificated and classified employees including tips for documentation & case building [CAPE Standards 2C, 3A, 3C & 5C]
  • The negotiations process including grievances and impasse procedures [CAPE Standard 5C]
  • Basic allocation procedures under LCAP, LCFF, ESSA, etc. CAPE Standards 3B, 3C & 5C]
  • Purchasing requirements [CAPE Standards 1B & 2B]
  • Construction issues [CAPE Standards 3A, 3C, 4B & 5C]
  • Civic Center rules [CAPE Standards 4B, 5C & 6A]
  • Responsibilities for categorical funds and student body funds [CAPE Standards 3C & 5C]

Specific Learning Objectives for the Preliminary ASC program courses in the “Learn by Doing” strand

In EDL 5510, EDL 5520 and/or EDL 5530, the student will demonstrate knowledge of the following areas:

  • All 18 of the California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPEs) are addressed in this portion of the Preliminary ASC program at Cal Poly Pomona which includes the 36 over-arching “hands-on,” school-site based learning activities for the two quarters of fieldwork and, depending upon each candidate’s topic, the SWCI project. Students will demonstrate knowledge of all areas of the CAPEs and their relationship to the California Professional Standards for Education Leaders (CPSELs) which are the standards for the subsequent Clear Administrative Services Credential.