Continuing Education Units

 

Earn Graduate-Level Professional Development Semester Units for your completion with Southern California Kindergarten Conference with Courses4Teachers/University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific courses are graduate-level, professional development semester courses. The University of the Pacific is accredited with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. * You must wait until you have completed a conference before you may register for units.  You have 1 year from the date on your Certificate of Completion to apply. For quick and easy registration, you will find our registration form and instructions HERE:

Two simple steps to register:
 
Step 1:
Get to know the policies of your school district regarding post-baccalaureate graduate semester courses, due dates, etc. Districts also vary in policy on the following issues:
• Whether they require prior approval for courses.
• Whether they require an Official Transcript for grade submission.
• Deadline for submitting your grades towards salary advancement.
 
What information to provide your district should you need prior approval:
• The name of the university (University of the Pacific).
• The course titles and course numbers you select.
• The number of graduate-level professional development semester credits per course you are taking.

Step 2:
Please register based on the conference you attended. The conference(s) you attend vary between 1, 2, or 3-units:

OPTION I: 1 Graduate-Level Professional Development Semester Credit Awarded, 1 unit
  1. Attend both Pre-Conference Sessions on Friday, February 24, 2023 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,
  2. Complete 9.5 hours of required reading, research, and/or curriculum development work you have done prior to or during the conference.
  3. Meet with the SCKC Professional Development representative on February 24, 2023 at 3:45 p.m. in room 206 to sign off on requirements and receive Certificate of Completion for 15 hours.
  4. Complete registration and payment to the University of the Pacific HERE.
  5. Attach your Certificate of Completion from Southern California Kindergarten Conference. Your certificate is valid for 12 months.
 
OPTION II: 2 Graduate-Level Professional Development Semester Credit Awarded, 2-units
  1. Attend all of the Annual Conference Workshops (A-F): Friday, February 24, 2023 from 4:00- 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  2. Complete 20 hours of required reading, research, and/or curriculum development work you have done prior to or during the conference.
  3. Meet with the SCKC Professional Development representative on February 25, 2023 at 4:15 p.m. in room 206 to sign off on requirements and receive Certificate of Completion for 30 hours.
  4. Complete registration and payment to the University of the Pacific by clicking HERE.
  5. Attach your Certificate of Completion from Southern California Kindergarten Conference. Your certificate is valid for 12 months.

     
OPTION III: 3 Graduate-Level Professional Development Semester Credit Awarded, 3-units
  1. Attend both the Pre-Conference Sessions on Friday, February 24, 2023 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. AND the Annual Conference Workshops ((A-F): Friday, February 24, 2023 from 4:00- 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  2. Complete 29.5 hours of required reading, research, and/or curriculum development work you have done prior to or during the conference.
  3. Meet with the SCKC Professional Development representative on February 25, 2023 at 4:15 p.m. in room 206 to sign off on requirements and receive Certificate of Completion for 45 hours.
  4. Complete registration and payment to the University of the Pacific by clicking HERE.
  5. Attach your Certificate of Completion from Southern California Kindergarten Conference. Your certificate is valid for 12 months
 

Choose from these course numbers and titles:

* Our course titles do not match the Southern California Kindergarten Conference conferences. You must select from the following course titles that have been approved by the University of the Pacific.  The title(s) you select will be the title(s) that appears on your transcript from the University of the Pacific.
EDUP 9181 Creating a Classroom of Equity and Belonging
EDUP 9188 Promoting Social Emotional Learning and Growth
EDUP 9189 Social Emotional Learning Practice
PECE 9000 Teaching Foundational Reading Skills to ECE Students
PECE 9001 Teaching Foundational Math Skills to ECE Students
PECE 9002 Supporting English Language Development in the ECE Classroom
PECE 9003 Assessment of ECE Goals and Lesson Plan Effectiveness
PECE 9004 Understanding Developmental Stages of Early Childhood
PECE 9005 Promoting Social Emotional Growth in ECE Students
PEDU 9040 Safe and Respectful Learning Environments
PEDU 9044 Strategies to Help Children with Learning Challenges
PEDU 9046 Introducing More Literature into your Reading Program
PEDU 9051 Focusing on Objectives for Teaching Reading
PEDU 9055 Focusing on Objectives for Teaching Writing Skills
PEDU 9254 Incorporating Game-Based Learning into Your Curriculum
PEDU 9294Reading, Writing and Math Curriculum for PreK, TK and K Teachers


Grades and Transcripts:
Important: Should you have any questions about your grade or transcripts, please contact our Courses4Teachers office directly. Do NOT contact the University of the Pacific main campus as these registrations and grades are handled from this office. Our email is courses4teachers@courses4teachers.net.
After you have registered with Courses4Teachers and turned in your completion certificate, you will receive an email from our Burbank office within 1-3 business days. Your grade(s) will go through many channels before it is finally posted with the Registrar. This process typically takes 2-4 weeks. As soon as your grade is posted with the Registrar you will receive an unofficial transcript in the mail, directly from the University of the Pacific Registrar. Some school districts may accept the letter emailed from our office stating your grade is being processed for immediate professional growth and salary increment credit. However, most school districts request the unofficial transcript from the Registrar, and some may request an embossed, sealed Official Transcript. Please note: For more Official Transcript information click HERE:


For questions, please contact:
Courses4Teachers/ University of the Pacific
Karin Alexander, Executive Director

1812 W. Burbank Blvd. #1031 Burbank, CA 91506
Email: courses4teachers@courses4teachers.net
Website: http://www.courses4teachers.net

 

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