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Benerd School of Education

Since opening in 1923, the Benerd School of Education has offered quality training for teachers of all levels and skills. Whether you are a recent high-school graduate or an adult who is looking for a career change, the Benerd School of Education has a program for you. Benerd offers a traditional college environment as well as classes designed for those who are working full-time and are exploring their life options.

Rethinking Public Education

Check out a video about the Phillip J. Patiño School of Entrepreneurship that was started by Dr. Brett Taylor, a Benerd alum. RSVP for the event today!

The Pulse of Benerd

Learn about students, faculty, staff and alumni experiences with Benerd 

Benerd in Sacramento

Learn about our new EdD and MA programs focused on learning, leadership and change at the Sacramento Campus. 

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"Suga Water" author, inspirational speaker to visit University of the Pacific

Inspirational speaker Arshay Cooper will bring his hopeful message – “Be the product of your effort, not of your environment” – to youth and their mentors in Stockton and Sacramento, Nov. 1-5.

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Lynn Beck Brallier announces retirement

Lynn Beck Brallier, professor and former dean of the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, has announced that she will retire from University of the Pacific in January 2017 at the end of her sabbatical.

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University of the Pacific alumni honor professors who inspire

The Pacific Alumni Association announced the recipients of the 2016 Faculty Mentor Awards