Earn graduate-level semester credit with Oakland Literacy Coalition and University of the Pacific – Benerd College (UOP).
University of the Pacific is pleased to offer the opportunity to earn graduate-level semester (non-degree) credit upon completion of the Oakland Literacy Coalition Conference. Dedicated in assisting educators and teachers across the nation, our professional development course options are designed to be practical, meaningful, and affordable. This opportunity to earn credit for conference attendance is available to participants of the Oakland Literacy Coalition Conference for only $62 per semester credit.
Participating in a professional development opportunity with Oakland Literacy Coalition and University of the Pacific will provide you with a convenient and cost-effective way of earning credit for professional development that truly meets your needs and interests.
Oakland Literacy Coalition offers a variety of professional development opportunities that each consist of unique experiences, expectations, and practicum requirements for the awarding of graduate-level credit through University of the Pacific – Benerd College.
Students are eligible to register for credit with University of the Pacific – Benerd College upon successful completion of the Oakland Literacy Coalition Conference.
Submission of your Certificate of Completion for attending the Oakland Literacy Coalition Conference is required for this course, and attendees must be present for the entire conference to be eligible for credit. Thus, your active participation in the conference can contribute significantly to fulfilling the requisite hours for your course and gaining approval from the Oakland Literacy Coalition Conference team to earn credit from UOP.
Specifically designed for busy teachers like you, you will get up to 6 months to submit coursework requirements, and extensions are always granted upon request. Opportunities are available across all teaching grade levels, disciplines, and subjects or topics. The overall course objective is aimed at implementing the best practices of education while meeting educational standards set by your school district or state.
The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level (non-degree) semester units of credit provided directly through the University of the Pacific – Benerd College. They are primarily designed to be used towards salary advancement and recertification. The credits are acceptable where local districts approve and applicable to state licensing where authorized. We always encourage you to check with your employer for the acceptability of these credits. Course participants are responsible for determining the acceptability of these credits for their intended use. Each graduate-level semester credit/unit is equivalent to 15 hours of academic involvement. Graduate-level semester credit is not applicable towards a degree program at University of the Pacific – Benerd College.
The University of the Pacific, established in 1851, is California’s oldest privately chartered university, and it is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Completed courses are graded “Pass/No Credit.” An official transcript is available upon successful completion of course requirements. The course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date your information was reviewed and approved.
The registration process is quick and easy.
Oakland Literacy Coalition Conference
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/units 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 recertification.
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.