Earn 1, 2, 3 or more Graduate-Level Semester Units
Only $62 per unit!
Graduate-Level Professional Development Courses

Earn 1, 2, 3 or more graduate-level semester credits as a follow-up to attending any seminar, workshop or training provided by Teacher Learning Center. 

1 Graduate-Level Unit = $62

2 Graduate-Level Units = $124

3 Graduate-Level Units = $ 186

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester 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 Re-certification. These Professional Development Courses are for participants who are NOT pursuing an advanced degree at University of the Pacific. The credits are acceptable where local districts approve and applicable to state licensing where authorized.  All participants are responsible to determine acceptability of these units for their intended use. University of the Pacific is fully accredited by WASC.

Prior to registering, please carefully read over the requirements, submission process, etc.

Step 1

Attend a TLC Seminar/Workshop

(Complete a Reflection Paper/Time-Log)

Step 2

Email your Coursework

(Choose your submission date)

Step 3

Earn Graduate-Level Credit

(University of the Pacific)

Course Overview/Requirements
Coursework Submission

There are only two requirements for the awarding of credits:

1. Self-Created Time Log

Create a PDF, JPEG, or Word Document including a self-created time log documenting the time you spend creating curriculum, activities, projects, strategies, or techniques inspired by TLC. Creating your own log gives you the freedom of documenting all the time and effort you have dedicated to completing your coursework requirements. Your log must be specific and include dates and accomplishments. For each Graduate-Level Unit, document 15 hours of involvement. All your coursework participation must be away from professionally paid hours.

Whether your spend time attending the seminar sessions, brainstorming new ideas, creating new curriculum, researching, reading, typing, reviewing TLC materials/resources or composing notes at the  workshop, you are able to document all the professional time that you have invested enhancing your professional growth. You may also log previous dates and times if you have developed similar teaching  techniques or activities as those that were presented at the conference. 

2. Narrative Report:

Type a 3-page, single-spaced narrative report summarizing the overall experience of creating and/or developing new ideas inspired by the seminar session that you attended. You may also modify, change or adapt any ideas to meet your professional needs. The culminating goal of this report is to demonstrate how you have enhanced and empowered  your professional development.

1 Graduate-Level Credit   =  3 page narrative report

2 Graduate-Level Credits =  6 page narrative report

3 Graduate-Level Credits =  9 page narrative report

Click here for your Narrative Report Requirements.

Your coursework can be submitted up to 6 months from registering and extensions are always granted upon request. You may also submit your coursework earlier if needed. The true course ending date that will appear on your official transcript will reflect the date your coursework was received.

Your completed coursework should be saved as a PDF, JPEG or Word Document and include the following:


1. Title page with your Last name, First name, Course Number and Title, Number of Credits, last 4 digits of SSN and Course Beginning/Ending date.

2. Self-created time-log documenting 15 hours per unit with dates and accomplishments. Include the total number of hours calculated for all

coursework. (see log sample below)​

Log Sample:











Organized and typed notes from Workshop Session

Reviewed notes/materials from the workshop session

Created new curriculum and projects incorporating new technology ideas

Collaborated with colleagues to share new technology ideas

Created and constructed new learning activities

Typed 3-page narrative report for my first unit

Read resource materials suggested from workshop








Total hours of involvement: 15 hours per credit

​E-mail your completed coursework as an attachment to:


Please include in the subject line "Coursework Submission"​​

3. Narrative report(s) summarizing how you have enhanced your professional growth.

Grading and Transcripts

After submitting your coursework, you will receive a confirmation by email notifying you that your coursework was received and in grading process. Please allow one to two business days to receive your confirmation.​ 

Within 4-6 weeks from receiving your grading confirmation, you will receive a letter grade on an unofficial transcript from the Registrar's Office at University of the Pacific/University College by regular mail. The unofficial transcript will include instructions to request an Official Transcript. Provisions for rushed or expedited transcripts are also available upon request. For any question regarding grades and transcripts, unit information, coursework submission, or extensions, please call us at 1(949) 646-9696 (T, W, TH; 8am-12pm, Pacific Time), or email us at info@teacherfriendly.com for a quick response.

Register Today!

It's simple...
Step 1

Download your Registration Form

Step 2
Email your Registration Form
Step 3
Begin your narrative report(s)

Please select one course number and title for each registration form. On each registration form you can register for 1 - 3 Graduate-Level Semester Credits. You may indicate the course ending date to be up to six months from the enrollment (registration) date. Your coursework is always accepted earlier if you complete your work prior to the course ending date. The true course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date that your coursework was received. Course numbers may not be repeated. 

Available Courses:

EDUP 9142: Creating Mindfulness Activities for Today's Classroom (1-3)

PEDU 9673:  Strategies For Motivating The Uninterested And Disruptive Students Practicum (1-3 credits)

PEDU 9672: Motivating The Uninterested And Uninvolved Learner Practicum (1-3 credits)

To Email Registration Form

Step 1: Download and Save the blank PDF Registration Form to your desktop.
Do not type directly onto the Registration Form. First, make sure the Registration Form is saved to your desktop.

Step 2: Reopen the saved registration form onto your desktop and type in all the requested information.

Step 3: Save the completed Registration Form to your desktop and email as an attachment to:


Please put in the subject line: “TLC Registration”

After receiving your Registration Form, you will be sent an confirmation email.

To Mail Registration Form
Step 1: Download and Save the blank PDF Registration Form to your desktop. Do not
type directly onto the Registration Form. First, make sure the Registration form is saved to your desktop.  


Step 2: Complete the Registration Form and click the "print" button located on the document or select "File>Print" to print your Registration Form. Do not select “Fit to Page” as the entries will not line up in the form, instead select "Actual Size."

Step 3: Mail printed Registration Form to our mailing address:

Dr. Allan Lifson

TLC/University of the Pacific

729 West 16th St. Suite B-3,

Costa Mesa, California, 92627

Make checks payable to: University of the Pacific

After receiving your Registration Form, you will be sent an confirmation email.

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