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Gladys L. Benerd School of Education
CONTACT USGladys L. Benerd School of Education
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA, 95211
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.
At the undergraduate level, programs prepare classroom teachers and special educators. At the graduate level, programs prepare instructional specialists, school psychologists, supervisors, principals, superintendents, central office personnel and leaders in higher education, non-profit and other organizations. Whether you wish to get a teaching credential, get a master's specialized in a specific area or want to become a school psychologist or top-level administrator, Benerd has choices for you.
Meet Benerd's new Dean
Dr. Vanessa Sheared named Dean
Learn more >
New Sacramento Graduate Programs
We have new EdD and MA programs focused on learning, leadership and change at the Sacramento Campus.
Visit the program page to learn more.
Teacher Intern Program
Interested in teaching for your local school district in the 2016-2017 school year? Our Teacher Intern Program allows students to earn their teaching credential and a master's degree in 12 months while teaching as an intern.
Download the program sheet (PDF) or FAQ (PDF) to learn more.
Stay Connected to the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education!
Read the Spring 2016 School of Education Newsletter.