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"So You Want to Talk About Race" Book Study Ticket

"So You Want to Talk About Race" Book Study Ticket

Earn 3 Graduate-Level Professional Development University Semester Credits for your completion of a L.E.A.D. Training.

Please Note: You must wait until you have completed the

Workshop/Training before you register!


Two Simple Steps:


Step 1

Get to know the policies of your school district regarding graduate-level professional growth courses, due

dates, etc.:

Some districts require prior approval and some don’t. Districts vary in policy regarding whether or not they require

embossed transcripts and districts have different turn-in dates for salary advancement.

It is your responsibility to know your own district’s policies regarding dates you must submit grade reports for salary

advancement and regarding their policy in accepting grade reports versus formal transcripts. Please contact your

personnel department for information.

Please note: It typically takes 6 – 8 weeks to obtain a transcript from the Registrar, so please plan to register

and complete your coursework with this time frame in mind.

What information to provide your district should you need prior approval:

Generally, districts ask for the name of the university, the course title, and course number. If additional information is

requested, you may add that all our University of the Pacific courses is Graduate-Level, Professional Development

courses, designed as professional growth for teachers. The University of the Pacific is accredited with the Western

Association of Schools and Colleges. See the section below General Information Regarding Unit/Credit for more

specific information about the type of credit we offer.

Step 2

Send in the registration form, payment, and Certificate of Completion.

The registration process is quick and easy. The cost is only $99 per graduate-level professional development

unit/credit. Thus, for 3-semester graduate-level units/credits, the total would be $297.


Credit For: “So You Want To Talk About Race” Study Program:


This program requires 45 hours of professional development work. You may, therefore, earn 3 graduate-level

professional development semester credits.

About Courses4Teachers Inc. and University of the Pacific:

Courses4Teachers Inc. is an educational company, in affiliation with the University of the Pacific, providing practical and

motivating courses for teachers throughout the United States. Courses4Teachers Inc. has provided PreK-12 teachers

with consistent, dependable, high-quality graduate professional courses for over twenty-six years. The company has

offices in both No and So CA. The Courses4Teachers Inc. staff takes great pride in the quality of education and

service they provide and value highly their strong partnership with the prestigious University of the Pacific. The Pacific

main campus, located in Stockton, CA, is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the state of California; it

has a reputation of high prestige and is known for quality in education.


General Information regarding graduate-level professional development units/credits with the University of

the Pacific:

States across the U.S. have different terminology to label this type of graduate-level professional development

units/credits. It can be referred to as “professional growth,” “post-bachelor’s credit,” “continuing education,” “graduate

units,” “graduate hours,” or “graduate credits.”

Regardless of the terminology, and in light of some confusion with semantics among different states, we want to

make it clear that these graduate-level professional development courses are designed for professional growth and

are available to teachers across the U.S. These courses will be listed on a University of the Pacific transcript. These

courses are designed for salary advancement and to renew credentials. The courses are not designed

towards the attainment of an advanced degree. You are advised to check with your state board or attending university,

prior to registering, if you wish to apply these graduate-level professional development units/credits towards

the attainment of specialty credentials. There are no refunds.

Grades and Transcript Information:

After you have mailed in your registration, Certificate of Completion, a log of work and documentation, a confirmation of

your grade will be emailed to you, from our Courses4Teachers Inc. office on University letterhead within 5 business

days. You will receive an unofficial transcript from the University of the Pacific Registrar in about 6 – 8 weeks. A few

school districts require the unofficial transcript from the University for graduate-level professional development

units/credits and salary increment credit. Most school districts require a formal, embossed, sealed Official Transcript.


For more information about grades and transcripts click here:


Registration Process for Work-Related to L.E.A.D.

1. Registration is open all year long

Note: You must wait until you have completed the Workshop/Training before you register!

2. Choose from one of the following course titles.

Each course title is available 3 graduate-level professional development semester units/credits.

NOTE: Our titles do not match L.E.A.D. program titles.

You must select one of our course titles below that have been approved by the University of the Pacific

for L.E.A.D. training.


EDUP 9181: Creating A Classroom of Equity and Belonging

EDUP: 9188: Promoting Social Emotional Learning and Growth

EDUP 9191: Equity Teaching, Strategies, and Curriculum

P EDU 9279: Incorporating Mindful Education into Curriculum

P EDU 9040: Safe and Respectful Learning Environments

P EDU 9069: Classroom Management, Strategies that Work

P EDU 9052: Understanding and Supporting Children With Special Needs

P EDU 9198: Kinesthetic and Creative Teaching Techniques for Effective Classroom Management



Register by email or use regular mail – see below:

Include the registration form with payment, Certificate of Completion

1. When filling out the registration form in Notes please let us know your registration is for L.E.A.D.

2. Attach a PDF or JPG of your Certificate of Completion.


To access our new user-friendly registration form, click here: Registration Form

Should you need to pay by check, mail Registration Form(s) & check (Check should be payable to University of the Pacific) to address below and use this Form

     Courses4Teachers Inc. | University of the Pacific

     Attn: Karin Alexander

     1812 W. Burbank Avenue, #1031

     Burbank, CA 91506

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