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Benerd College
For Degree and Credentialing: 209.946.2683 For Professional Development: 209.946.2424 For Sacramento Programs: 916.340.6155
Benerd@pacific.edu

3601 Pacific Ave. Stockton, CA 95211
3200 Fifth Ave. Sacramento, CA 95817

Teacher Friendly

Teacher Friendly focuses on offering Professional Development Continuing Education Courses. These courses are designed to enhance and engage, while providing for the professional needs at all levels and positions. Our mission is to create courses that will help educators like you, earn and receive Graduate-Level Semester Credits/Units for the time they invest enriching their professional needs. Whether you invest time in attending workshops, creating curriculum, or travel, these independent practicum courses will give you the option to earn credits for Salary Advancement, Licensing Requirements/Renewal and much more to fit your busy schedule.


Course Options

Create Your Own Course

Create and design your own course to meet your professional development needs. After your course proposal is approved create a timeline, log your hours, complete your approved projects and submit them for grading.


Curriculum Enhancement Courses

The Curriculum Enhancement Courses are designed to expand your creativity by encouraging you to develop curriculum activities and projects that will motivate your students to learn and engage. The goal is to demonstrate how the professional work you create, or have previously created, enriches and empowers the learning process of the students you teach.


Travel Study Courses

Develop a personalized academic program based on your travels within the United States or abroad. The course is designed to enhance understanding of different educational systems and find new perspectives of historical, political, scientific, or social aspects of foreign areas.


Conference/Workshop Courses

Earn graduate-level credit as a "follow up" to attending an educationally related event that will enhance your professional development. Credits are earned after attendance and the coursework is design to demonstrate the implementation and planning of the activities, projects, strategies, or techniques.


Teacher Induction Training

Earn graduate-level credits for completing your Teacher Induction Training. This unique offering is available to all current and past participants for an extremely affordable cost.


These courses are not applicable for a degree at Pacific but can be transferred at the discretion of your institution. An official transcript is available from Pacific upon successful completion of coursework. While it may be possible for the credits earned in these courses to be used for salary advancement and state licensing requirements, we do not provide assurance that any state licensing board or school district will accept these credits for those purposes. Individuals seeking credits for those purposes are advised to check with the appropriate agencies and gain approval prior to registering.

Accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).