Santa Clara County Office of Education

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

Earn graduate-level semester credit with Santa Clara County Office (SCCOE) of Education 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 course requirements with Santa Clara County Office of Education. Dedicated in assisting educators and teachers across the nation, our professional development course options are designed to be practical, meaningful, and affordable. Graduate-level credit opportunities are available to all current (ongoing) and previous participants of credit-approved programs with Santa Clara County Office of Education.

Participating in a professional development opportunity with Santa Clara County Office of Education and University of the Pacific will provide you with a convenient and cost-effective way of earning credit within a timeframe that works best for your schedule.

About the Credits & Pacific

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester (non-degree) 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 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.

 

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).

Grades & Transcripts

Completed courses are graded under the Pass/No Credit grading system. 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.

How It Works:

Step 1
Complete a credit-approved program with Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE)
Successful completion of your SCCOE program is a prerequisite to registering for graduate-level credit with University of the Pacific - Benerd College.
Step 1
Step 2
Register for graduate-level credit with University of the Pacific - Benerd College.
Your SCCOE Professional Development Coordinator will verify your program completion. Allow 1-2 weeks for your program completion to be verified and processed at University of the Pacific - Benerd College.
Step 2
Step 3
Earn Graduate-Level Credit on an Official Transcript from University of the Pacific - Benerd College.
After your documentation has been reviewed and approved, your course grade(s) will be submitted for posting at University of the Pacific - Benerd College. You may proceed to order an e-transcript after your course grades are posted at UOP.
Step 3
Register today... 
It's simple!

The registration process is quick and easy.

Course Number

Course Title

Program Year

CreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

EDUP 9391

Teacher Induction 1

Year 1

1-8

$50/unit

Register Here

EDUP 9392

Teacher Induction 2

Year 2

1-8

$50/unit

Register Here

EDUP 9393

Induction Mentor 1

Year 1

1-8

$50/unit

Register Here

EDUP 9395

Induction Mentor 2

Year 2

1-8

$50/unit

Register Here

The registration process is quick and easy

Course Number

Course Title

Program Year

CreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

PEDU 9700

Intern Advisement Part 1

Year 1

4

$320

Year Round

PEDU 9701

Intern Advisement Part 2

Year 1

4

$320

Year Round

EDUP 9693

Intern Advisement Part 3

Year 2

4

$320

Year Round

EDUP 9694

Intern Advisement Part 4

Year 2

4

$320

Year Round

The registration process is quick and easy. 

Course Number

Course Title

SCCOE Code

CreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

PEDU 9140

The Art of Teaching Part 1

EDA 631

4-8

$640

Year Round

PEDU 9141

The Art of Teaching Part 2

EDA 632

4-8

$640

Year Round

PEDU 9792

Classroom Management for Teachers

EDA 633

8

$640

Year Round

PEDU 9122

Visionary Leadership

EDA 634

7

$560

Year Round

PEDU 9123

Instructional Leadership

EDA 635

7

$560

Year Round

PEDU 9124

Ed. Policy, Systems, Community

EDA 636

7

$560

Year Round

The registration process is quick and easy

Course Number

Course Title

CreditsTuition Fee

Enrollment

EDUP 9272

Using Technology-Rich Pedagogies to Inspire Learning

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9270

Design Thinking for Creativity & Innovation

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9627

Foundations of Equitable Grading

1-2

$50/credit

Register Here

EDUP 9628

Unlocking Student Success

1-3

$50/credit

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EDUP 9452

The Power of Blended Learning

1

$50/credit

Register Here

EDUP 9453

Sketch Noting: Making Thinking Visible

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9454

Culturally Responsive Pedagogies

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9455

Digital Citizenship and Literacy

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9456

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Arts Teaching

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9457

Intro to Computer Science in the K-5 Classroom

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9458

Connecting Your Classroom for Global Learning

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9459

Authentic Learning with Artificial Intelligence

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9460

Growth Mindset & Technology Integration

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9461

Digital Accessibility in the Classroom

1

$50/credit

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EDUP 9462

Digital Lesson Planning

1

$50/credit

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PEDU 9140

Art of Teaching Part 1

1-2

$80/credit

Year Round

PEDU 9149

Project Based Learning Part A

1

$80/credit

Year Round

PEDU 9174

Project Based Learning Part B

1

$80/credit

Year Round

PEDU 9789

Dynamic Technology for All Teachers

1

$80/credit

Year Round

PEDU 9770

What Works in Schools and Classrooms

1

$80/credit

Year Round

PEDU 9743

Standards and Assessment Summit

1

$80/credit

Year Round

PEDU 9173

Data Analysis and Data Planning

1

$80/credit

Year Round

PEDU 9358

Academic Content & Subject Specific Pedagogy

1

$80/credit

Year Round

PEDU 9474

Model School Program

1

$80/credit

Year Round

The registration process is quick and easy.

Course Number

Course Title

CreditsTuition Fee

Enrollment

EDUP 9695

Foundations in Ethnic Studies

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9656

Ethnic Studies

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9567

LGBTQ+ Youth Rights: Implementing FAIR Act & Ed Codes

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9568

Gender Leadership Team (GLT): Identifying and Supporting

4 - 8

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9569

Understanding Gender, Orientation, and Expression Dynamics

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9581

Using Literature to Teach LGTBQ+ Cultural Proficiency

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9582

Starting and Supporting GSA

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9583

Becoming a Model LBTQ+ Welcoming School

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9584

Welcoming School Support for LGBTQ+ Students, Families and Educators

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

EDUP 9585

Teaching LGBTQ+ Inclusive Lessons

1 - 2

$50/credit

Year Round

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/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 re-certification. 

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.