EdTech - Butte County Office of Education: Educational Technology

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

How it Works:

Step 1

Complete and EdTech BCOE course.

Step 2

Submit your certificate of completion for each pathway completed.

Step 3

Earn Graduate-Level Semester Units from University of the Pacific, Benerd College.

EdTech BCOE: Graduate-Level Credit for Educators and Teachers

University of the Pacific, Benerd College, is pleased to offer graduate-level semester credits for completing coursework through Butte County Office of Education’s Educational Technology Department. Dedicated to assisting educators and teachers across the nation, University of the Pacific’s professional development opportunities are designed to be practical, meaningful, and affordable.  At only $50 per semester credit, accessible opportunities are available to anyone attending a series of full-length Open-Access training sessions offered through Butte County Office of Education’s Educational Technology Department between October 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022.

Butte County Office of Education and the University of the Pacific appreciate the value of professional development in rejuvenating an educator’s enthusiasm, providing renewed motivation to effectively engage students in the learning process, and imparting new information and experiences to transform teaching practices. Earning academic credit for professional development not only brings recognition to your efforts of improving your skills as an educator, but also provides the opportunity for salary enhancement.

Graduate-level credit will be awarded upon completion of the following:

  • Complete the Reimagining Educational Experiences through Technology course offered by Butte County Office of Education (request course materials here).
  • Register for the corresponding university-approved credits via University of the Pacific, Benerd College (see below).
Interested applicants must submit proof of completion of one or more of the following available pathways within the Reimagining Educational Experiences through Technology course in order to earn credit with University of the Pacific, Benerd College.

Available Pathways:
  • Deeper Learning Through Student Voice
  • Google Workspace for Education
  • Self-Selected EdTech Sessions

How many units can you earn?
Participants may select this credit opportunity for 2, 4, or 6 units. At checkout, you will be required to upload proof of completion for the Reimagining Educational Experiences through Technology course provided by Butte County Office of Education. If completing more than one pathway, your certificates of completion may be combined into a single document (PDF, Google Doc, MS Word, etc.) to be uploaded together when registering.

  • 2 Units ($100) Complete one of the three available pathways provided by Butte County Office of Education.
  • 4 Units ($200) Complete two of the three available pathways provided by Butte County Office of Education.
  • 6 Units ($300) Complete all three available pathways provided by Butte County Office of Education.

Important! Be sure to register for the total amount of credits you plan to earn. We are unable to increase the amount of credits selected for your course after registration.

The units/credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester units of credit, provided directly through University of the Pacific, Benerd College. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of educators for Salary Advancement and Recertification.  The credits are acceptable where local districts approve and applicable to state licensing where authorized. We always encourage that you check with your employer for acceptability of these credits. Course participants are responsible to determine acceptability of these credits for their intended use. Each graduate-level semester credit is equivalent to 15 hours of academic involvement. 

University of the Pacific, established in 1851, is California’s oldest private chartered university and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Completed courses are letter graded and will appear on an official transcript from University of the Pacific/Benerd College. An Official Transcript with your final course grade(s) is available from Pacific upon successful completion of coursework. The course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date on which your completed coursework was reviewed and graded.

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University-Approved CourseCourse NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

Reimagining Education Experiences through Technology

EDUP 9310

2, 4 or 6

$50 / per credit

Registration Open

What’s Next?

Upon registering and submitting all required documentation, you will receive a confirmation email from our professional development office. No further documentation is required other than uploading your certificate of completion at checkout. Once your documentation and payment has been reviewed, approved and processed, you will be assigned a “Passing (P)” letter grade for your EdTech BCOE course. 

FAQ & Support

Office Hours:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm, Pacific Time

(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

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.