The University of the Pacific is a nationally recognized university with three campuses in Northern California. The University College (UC), formerly known as The Center for Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE), at the University of the Pacific is committed to extending learning opportunities by delivering high-quality professional development courses for K-12 educators to help achieve professional advancement and improve the educational experience for communities throughout the country.
Learners Edge partners with the University College to offer professional development programming where students can earn graduate-level professional development units (PDUs) for successful completion of applicable coursework. PDUs are post-baccalaureate professional development coursework designed specifically for graduate level educators and administrators. Semester units (hours) of non-degree graduate level credit are awarded for successful completion of coursework. In additional these courses will be listed on a University transcript but are not applicable to any graduate degree at the University of the Pacific.
Regional Accreditation: WSCUC (formerly WASC)
National Teacher Accreditation: NCATE/CAEP
Continuing education graduate credit is intended to fulfill requirements for license renewal/lane change when the student has obtained proper prior approval.
Learners Edge does not process transcripts. Please allow 10 business days after receiving your Learners Edge course completion email for your registration information and grade to be available at University of the Pacific.
NOTES: (1) Please do not order or request transcripts from University of the Pacific until you have contacted the registrar's office to ensure all grades and courses are listed before requesting (contact information below).
(2) Learners Edge courses are considered graduate credit and will be listed on an Official Transcript in the category of Professional Development.
Students taking Learners Edge courses for credit through University of the Pacific are considered non-degree seeking students and therefore University of the Pacific does not provide IRS Form 1098-T. Issuance of IRS Form 1098-T is only provided for degree seeking students. University of the Pacific encourages students to seek advice from a competent professional tax advisor regarding the taxation implications of education related expenses. For questions, please contact University of the Pacific at 209-946-2424.
Accommodations will be provided for individuals with documented disabilities or special learning needs. Please contact the instructor for accommodations prior to the beginning of the course.