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Benerd's goals are:

  • To prepare competent personnel for service in public and private pre-elementary, elementary,secondary and post-secondary schools.

  • To provide programs for the growth of experienced school personnel, so that they may update and upgrade their understanding, knowledge and skills in a rapidly changing educational enterprise

  • To provide educational leadership in cooperation with all those agencies engaged in and interested in schools

  • To promote and engage in research leading to better public education.

We are a small, comprehensive, independent School of Education:

  • With a rich history - more than 80 years as a School of Education in California's first chartered college or university (Pacific was chartered in 1851)

  • With a faculty that takes our mission very seriously - to prepare and nurture thoughtful, reflective, caring and collaborative teachers, administrators, school psychologists and other school professionals

  • With a faculty that lives its six core values - scholarship, integrity and ethical conduct, diversity, social and community responsibility, collegiality, and teaching and learning

  • Which is fully accredited - Click here for a list of Benerds accreditations

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