3 Graduate-Level Professional Development University Semester Credits for your completion of a L.E.A.D. Training with Courses4Teachers Inc.
Please Note: You must wait until you have completed the Workshop/Training, and received your Certificate of Completion, before you register.
Two Simple Steps:
Get to know the policies of your school district regarding graduate-level professional growth courses, due dates, etc.:
Some districts require prior approval and some don’t. Districts vary in policy regarding whether or not they require official transcripts, and districts have different turn-in dates for salary advancement.
It is your responsibility to know your own district’s policies regarding dates you must submit grade reports for salary advancement and regarding their policy in accepting grade reports versus formal transcripts. Please contact your personnel department for information.
Please note: It typically takes 6 – 8 weeks to obtain a transcript from the Registrar, so please plan to register for credit with Courses4Teachers Inc. with this time frame in mind.
What information to provide your district should you need prior approval:
Generally districts ask for the name of the university, the course title and course number. If additional information is requested, you may add that all our University of the Pacific courses are Graduate-Level, Professional Development courses, designed as professional growth for teachers. The University of the Pacific is accredited with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. See the section below General Information Regarding Unit/Credit for more specific information about the type of credit we offer.
Send in registration form, payment and Certificate of Completion from L.E.A.D. to Courses4Teachers Inc.
The registration process is quick and easy. The cost is only $99 per graduate-level professional development unit/credit. Thus, for 3 semester graduate-level units/credits, the total would be $297.
Credit For: “So You Want To Talk About Race” Study Program:
This program requires 45 hours of professional development work. You may therefore earn 3 graduate-level professional development semester credits.
About Courses4Teachers Inc. and University of the Pacific:
Courses4Teachers Inc. is an educational company, in affiliation with University of the Pacific, providing practical and motivating courses for teachers throughout the United States. Courses4Teachers Inc. has provided PreK-12 teachers with consistent, dependable, high-quality graduate professional courses for over twenty-six years. The company has offices in both No and So CA. The Courses4Teachers Inc. staff takes great pride in the quality of education and service they provide and value highly their strong partnership with the prestigious University of the Pacific. The Pacific main campus, located in Stockton, CA, is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the state of California; it has a reputation of high prestige and is known for quality in education.
General Information regarding graduate-level professional development units/credits with the University of the Pacific:
States across the U.S. have different terminology to label this type of graduate-level professional development units/credits. It can be referred to as “professional growth,” “post-bachelor’s credit,” “continuing education,” “graduate units,” “graduate hours,” or “graduate credits.”
Regardless of the terminology, and in light of some confusion with semantics among different states, we want to make it clear that these graduate-level professional development courses are designed for professional growth and are available to teachers across the U.S. These courses will be listed on a University of the Pacific transcript. These courses are designed for salary advancement and to renew credentials. The courses are not designed towards attainment of an advanced degree. You are advised to check with your state board or attending university, prior to registering, if you wish to apply these graduate-level professional development units/credits towards attainment of specialty credentials. There are no refunds.
Grades and Transcript Information:
After you have mailed in your registration, Certificate of Completion, log of work and documentation, a confirmation of your grade will be emailed to you, from our Courses4Teachers Inc. office on University letterhead within 5 business days. You will receive an unofficial transcript from the University of the Pacific Registrar in about 6 – 8 weeks. A few school districts only require the unofficial transcript from the University for graduate-level professional development units/credits and salary increment credit. Most school districts require an Official Transcript.
For more information about grades and transcripts click here:
Registration Process for Work Related to L.E.A.D.
- Registration is open all year long
Note: You must wait until you have completed the Workshop/Training before you register!
- Choose from one of the following course titles.
Each course title is available 3 graduate-level professional development semester units/credits.
NOTE: Our titles do not match L.E.A.D. program titles.
You must select one of our course titles below that have been approved by the University of the Pacific for L.E.A.D. trainings.
EDUP 9181: Creating A Classroom of Equity and Belonging
EDUP 9188: Promoting Social Emotional Learning and Growth
EDUP 9191: Equity Teaching, Strategies and Curriculum
PEDU 9279: Incorporating Mindful Education into Curriculum
PEDU 9040: Safe and Respectful Learning Environments
PEDU 9069: Classroom Management, Strategies that Work
PEDU 9052: Understanding and Supporting Children with Special Needs
PEDU 9198: Kinesthetic and Creative Teaching Techniques for Effective Classroom Management
Register by email or use regular mail – see below:
Include the registration form with payment, Certificate of Completion
- When filling out registration form in Notes please let us know your registration is for L.E.A.D.
- Attach a PDF or JPG of your Certificate of Completion.
To access our new user-friendly registration form, Click here: Registration Form
Should you need to pay by check, mail Registration Form(s) & check (Check should be payable to University of the Pacific) to address below and use this Form
Courses4Teachers Inc. | University of the Pacific
Attn: Karin Alexander
1812 W. Burbank Avenue, #1031
Burbank, CA 91506