Graduate-Level Semester Credit

Only $62 per credit

How it Works:

Step 1

Complete a professional development experience with Instructional Coaching Group.

Step 2

Email your Certificate of Completion or Reflection Paper.

Step 3

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

Instructional Coaching Group - Graduate-Level Credit for Educators and Teachers

University of the Pacific — Benerd College is pleased to offer graduate-level semester units of credit for completing coursework with Instructional Coaching Group (ICG). Dedicated in assisting educators and teachers across the nation, our professional development course options are designed to be practical, meaningful, and affordable. At only $62 per semester credit, opportunities are available to all current (ongoing) or previous Instructional Coaching Group participants.

Available credit options:

  • ICG – TLC Conference (1-3 credits)
  • The Instructional Coaching Institute: 16-Week Institute (1-4 credits)
  • Instructional Coaching: An Introduction: 8-Week Workshop (1-3 credits)

Graduate-Level Credit will be awarded upon completion of the following:

  • Complete an ICG Institute, Workshop or Conference.
  • Register for the corresponding UOP course number (see below).
  • Follow the instructions emailed to you after registering.

PEDU 9008, Developing New Ideas In Education

Course participants must complete the ICG Conference and "follow-up" practicum requirements in order to earn between 1-3 credits. You will be required to complete an additional assignment/reflection paper after the conference participation. Additional course information and instructions will be emailed to you upon registering.

 

Upon successful completion of the ICG Conference, you will invest time reflecting on provided materials, research and reading to culminate in an innovative project of your choice (e.g., lesson(s), curriculum, learning activities, or a professional development plan, etc.) that applies the strategies learned. As a student, your practicum requirements will consist of completing a reflection paper to demonstrate your professional development. The specific requirements concerning your reflection paper and time log are based on how many credits you take per course.

 

Credit Requirements

1 credit = 3 page reflection paper

2 credits = 6 page reflection paper

3 credits = 9 page reflection paper

 

Completely designed for busy teachers like you, you have up to 6 months to submit your coursework requirements, and extensions are always granted upon request.

Course credit requirements for all ICG professional development offerings are different. After registering for a credit option you will receive specific instructions relating to the credit opportunity you selected. Below you can review a brief overview of what is required for each credit opportunity.

 

The Instructional Coaching Institute: 16-Week Institute (1-4 credits)

Course participants must complete the 16-Week Institute and submit a certificate of completion (provided by ICG at the time of completion) in order to earn between 1-3 credits. No additional work will be required other than to submit your certificate. Any participant who selects to register for a total of 4 credits will be required to complete an additional assignment/reflection paper. Additional course information and instructions will be emailed to you upon registering.

 

Instructional Coaching: An Introduction: 8-Week Workshop (1-3 credits)

Course participants must complete the 8-Week Workshop and submit a certificate of completion (provided by ICG at the time of completion) in order 1 or 2 credits. No additional work will be required other than to submit your certificate. Any participant who selects to register for a total of 3 credits will be required to complete an additional assignment/reflection paper. Additional course information and instructions will be emailed to you upon registering.

 

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 your completed coursework was reviewed and graded. Within 3-6 weeks of submitting your coursework requirements, you will be mailed an unofficial transcript with your official course grades (at no charge) to your mailing address.

 

Completed courses are letter graded and will appear on an Official transcript from University of the Pacific, Benerd College. 

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester credits, provided directly through the University of the Pacific, Benerd College. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of educators for Salary Advancement and Re-certification.  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).

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Available Courses

The choice is yours. You choose which course and how many graduate-level semester credits you would like to earn with Instructional Coaching Group. Registration is only available for participants who have successfully paid the respective Instructional Coaching Group Institute or Workshop fees.

University-Approved Course

Course NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

Developing New Ideas In Education - ICG Conference

PEDU 9008

1-3

$62 / per credit

Year Round

Instructional Coaching Group Institute (16-Weeks)

EDUP 9289

1 -4

$62 / per creditYear Round

Instructional Coaching: An Introduction (8-Weeks)

EDUP 9290

1-3$62 / per creditYear Round

What’s Next?

Upon registering for your selected course(s), you will have up to 6 months to submit your course requirements, and extensions are always granted upon request. Coursework requirements will be emailed to you upon registering. The true course ending date that will appear on your official transcript will reflect the date in which your coursework was received and graded.

FAQ & Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Your coursework can be submitted up to 6 months after registering, and extensions are always granted upon request. You may also submit your coursework earlier if needed. The true course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date your coursework was received.

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. 

Yes. You can register at any time once you have completed a workshop, webinar, or in-person professional program session. 

Although we know the value in having a live classroom setting handy, you do not need a classroom to take this course. You will simply develop a plan of action describing how you will implement the strategies that you have learned.

Once your payment has been processed, there are no refunds. We always advise for educators to verify that their district will accept the credits prior to enrollment.