Earn Graduate-Level Units for Participating in CSDC Trainings, Conferences, Workshops, or Online Courses
CSDC, in partnership with University of the Pacific/Benerd College, is pleased to provide training participants the opportunity to earn graduate-level credit for completion of CSDC professional development educational experiences. We recognize that the rigor of all our courses are made even more meaningful for participants by ensuring that training time qualifies for graduate-level professional development semester units of credit and for a CSDC certificate or proof of completion. The credits are primarily designed to be used towards career advancement and/or recertification requirements.
Important: Registration for university credit is only available upon successful participation in a CSDC professional development educational offering. Qualified participants must provide a CSDC Certificate of Completion to verify participation in the respective program, training, or course, when attempting to register for university credit.
Cost: Only $62/semester unit/credit
Qualifying Time Frame: All Year
Please note: Some schools may require pre-approval prior to enrollment. It is your responsibility to know your school’s or district's policies. If pre-approval is necessary, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to seeking approval to ensure the selected units for a course is accurate. Typically, most schools will request the information listed below when requiring pre-approval for professional development courses:
CSDC offers a variety of professional development selections that each uniquely consist of different requirements for the awarding of graduate-level credit. Each graduate-level credit requires a total of 15 hours of professional development involvement with CSDC. Please review the respective educational offering you are seeking to earn credit for below. Some of our programs and trainings will award credit for the completion of the program itself. No additional work would be required other than to submit your Certificate of Completion and registration with University of the Pacific.
Charter Business Officer Training Program - Requirements for Credit (1-6 units)
The CBO Training Program involves over 90 hours of professional development and academic involvement. You may register to earn up to 6 graduate-level credits upon completion of this program. Regardless of how many credits you select to enroll, no additional coursework is required after you register and submit a certificate of completion for the Charter Business Officer Training Program.
REGISTER for this program here.
Leadership Intensive* Training Program - Requirements for Credit (1-2 units)
The Leadership Intensive* Program involves over 25 hours of professional development and academic involvement. You may register to earn up to 2 graduate-level credits upon completion of this program. Regardless of how many credits you select to enroll, no additional coursework is required after you register and submit a certificate of completion for the Leadership Intensive*.
*The Leadership Intensive was formerly also known as the Leadership Institute.
REGISTER for this program here.
CSDC Workshops, Conferences, and Courses - Requirements for Credit (1-3 units)
Earn graduate-level credit upon completion of workshops, conference, or any other course training provided by CSDC. You may register to earn up to 3 graduate-level credits for this practicum course option. You will be required to include a certificate of completion to verify your participation with CSDC. Upon registering for your course(s), you will receive an email including detailed information about your practicum assignments. There are only two additional practicum assignments (see below) required for you to complete after registration.
Brief Overview of Practicum Assignments
REGISTER for this practicum option here.
An unofficial transcript will be mailed to you from UOP after your grades are posted at the Registrar’s Office. You can expect to receive an unofficial transcript within 3-4 weeks after confirmation of having received all your course information for processing/evaluation. For more information regarding transcripts, please visit this Transcript Information Page.
For any question regarding registration, grades and transcripts, unit information, coursework submission, or extensions, please call (949) 646-9696 (T, W, TH; 8:00AM-12:00PM, Pacific Time), or email email@example.com for a quick response.
The University of the Pacific is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and all courses offered by CSDC are graduate-level, professional development courses, designed as professional growth for charter leaders, including administrators, board members, staff, and teachers. They are intended primarily for the use of salary advancement and recertification.
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