Teacher Induction
General & Special Education

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

How it Works:

Step 1

Complete Your Induction Training with Fresno County Superintendent of Schools.

Step 2

Allow 1-2 Weeks for FCSS Induction Staff to verify your program completion.

Step 3

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

Earn Graduate-Level Professional Development Credit with University of the Pacific/Benerd College & Fresno County Superintendent of Schools

University of the Pacific/Benerd College, is pleased to offer up to 4 graduate-level semester units of non-degree credit (per year) for completing the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools Induction Program. This unique offering is available to all current (ongoing) and past FCSS Participating Induction Teachers and Coaches (General Education & Special Education).

FCSS is dedicated in providing a rigorous and robust Induction 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.

FCSS Induction Staff will verify your Induction program completion after registration. No further documentation is required after registering for your courses. If for any reason there is an issue with your course registration(s), our team will reach out to provide you with an update and assistance.

How many credits can you earn?
Participating Teachers: Year 1 (4 credits)
Participating Teachers: Year 2 (4 credits)
Induction Coaches: Year 1 (4 credits)
Induction Coaches: Year 2 (4 credits)
Early Completion Option: Year 1 (4 credits)

The 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 graded under the pass/no pass grading system. All course grades will appear on an official transcript from University of the Pacific/Benerd College.  

Available Courses

Important! Retroactive enrollment is only available for participating teachers and coaches who have completed their FCSS Induction Program after 2017.

  • Participating Teachers
  • Induction Coaches
  • Early Completion Option
CourseCourse Number

Units

Tuition FeeEnrollment Date

Teacher Induction - (Year 1)

PEDU 9290

4

$200

Year Round

Teacher Induction - (Year 2)

PEDU 9292

4

$200

Year Round
CourseCourse Number

Units

Tuition FeeEnrollment Date

Induction Support Provider/Mentor/Coach - (Year 1)

PEDU 9295

4

$200

Year Round

Induction Support Provider/Mentor/Coach - ( Year 2)

PEDU 9297

4

$200

Year Round

CourseCourse Number

Units

Tuition FeeEnrollment Date

Early Completion Option for Induction

EDUP 9105

4

$200

Year Round

What’s Next?

Upon registering for your Induction courses, 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 by FCCS Staff and processed, you will be assigned a “Passing (P)” letter grade for your Induction courses. 

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