Arcadia Unified School District

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

How it Works:

Step 1

Complete Your Induction Training with Arcadia Unified School District

Step 2

Submit Proof of Completion.

Step 3

Earn Credit on an Official Transcript from University of the Pacific, Benerd College.

Earn Graduate-Level Professional Development Credit with University of the Pacific/Benerd College & Arcadia Unified School District

University of the Pacific — Benerd College is pleased to offer up to 8 graduate-level semester units of non-degree credit (per year) for completing the Arcadia Unified School District Induction Program. This unique offering is available to all current (ongoing) and past Induction candidates, ECO candidates and mentors. Graduate-level semester units of credit are not part of a degree program at Pacific but can be transferred at the discretion of your institution for salary advancement and state licensing requirements. Candidates seeking credit for such purposes are advised to check with the appropriate agencies and gain approval prior to registering.

We understand that completing your AUSD Induction Program provides a rigorous and robust experience that deserves recognition at a graduate-level. That’s exactly why we are prepared to help you earn credit quickly and easily, all at an affordable cost of only $50 per semester credit. Enrollment is available year round and candidates can register for credit at any time.

AUSD Induction candidates and mentors must submit proof of their completed Induction Program in order to earn credit with University of the Pacific, Benerd College. A Certificate of Completion issued by Andrea Mendoza, Induction Coordinator of Instruction Integration for AUSD, is required to verify each year that you successfully complete with AUSD Induction Program. 

  • Teacher Candidates: Certificate of Completion
  • Mentors: Certificate of Completion 
  • Early Completion Candidates: Certificate of Completion 

Please be prepared to upload your certificate when registering for the year(s) you completed. No further documentation is required.

How many credits can you earn?
Induction Candidates: Year 1 (8 credits)
Induction Candidates: Year 2 (8 credits)
Induction Mentors: Year 1 (8 credits)
Induction Mentors: Year 2 (8 credits)
Early Completion Option: Year 1 (8 credits)

Andrea Mendoza,
Coordinator of Instructional Integration
626-821-6611 | amendoza@ausd.net
 
Lorie Felippa
Instructional Coach
626-821-8300 | lfelippa@ausd.net
 
Stacy Campa
Office Assistant, Instructional Integration
626-821-8300 xt 6502 | scampa@ausd.net
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Available Courses

  • Induction Candidates
  • Mentors & Support Providers
  • Early Completion Option (ECO)
CourseCourse NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

Teacher Induction Year 1

EDUP 9306

6

$300

Year Round

Teacher Induction Year 2

EDUP 9307

6

$300

Year Round
CourseCourse NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

Teacher Induction Mentor Year 1

EDUP 9308

6

$300

Year Round

Teacher Induction Mentor Year 2

EDUP 9309

6

$300

Year Round
CourseCourse NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

Early Completion Option

EDUP 9105

6

$300

Year Round

What’s Next?

Upon registering and submitting all required documentation for your Induction Program, you will receive a confirmation email from our professional development office. No further documentation is required. Once your documentation and payment has been reviewed, approved and processed, you will be assigned a “Passing (P)” letter grade for your Induction courses. 

FAQ & Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Online: click on “REGISTER NOW and select your desired course title(s). At checkout, you will be required to pay with credit card.

UOP’s continuing education course credits / units are acceptable where local districts approve and are applicable to state licensing or salary advancement where authorized. All students are responsible for determining the acceptability of these credits for their intended use.

The University of the Pacific is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Established in 1851, it is the oldest private chartered university in the state of California.

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate level semester credits that are not part of a degree program at University of the Pacific, but instead are used for professional growth such as salary advancement and re-certification. 

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