Capital Area North Doctorate in Educational Leadership
Welcome to the CANDEL program and thank you for your interest!
The application deadline for the 2022-23 admission cycle is February 1, 2023. If you’re interested in learning more about our program, we encourage you to attend our upcoming information sessions.
California residents may request a Fee Fellowship to cover the $135 graduate application fee. Please contact email@example.com for information. If you are requesting an Application Fee Fellowship, do not pay the application fee, as we are unable to make reimbursements. Funding for this fellowship is limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
The CANDEL program is designed to prepare exemplary educational leaders in schools, community colleges, and related educational capacities that reside in the greater Sacramento Valley, Bay Area and Northern California. Graduates of this program are prepared to lead for change in educational environments that promote learning, equity, and achievement for all students.
Launched in 2005, CANDEL is fully accredited by WASC and aims to cultivate educational leaders from public schools, community colleges, state and local educational agencies, and organizations serving education in northern California. Program participants include principals, superintendents, district office and county office of education staff, teachers, education program managers, consultants, education policymakers, community college faculty, presidents, and vice chancellors as well other current or aspiring leaders in education. Download a CANDEL fact sheet here.