Earn Graduate-Level Semester Credit with Yoga 4 Classrooms & University of the Pacific!
Yoga 4 Classrooms - Graduate-Level Credit for Educators and Teachers
Earn up to 3 graduate-level semester credits upon completion of course requirements with Yoga 4 Classrooms and University of the Pacific, Benerd College. Explore the yoga, mindfulness and SEL (MY-SEL) classroom strategies that are meaningful and effective, all while meeting educational standards set by your school district or state. Now you can finally earn credit doing what you love! And at only $62 per semester credit, this professional development opportunity is available to all current (ongoing) or previous Yoga 4 Classroom participants.
Graduate-level credit will be awarded upon completion of the following:
- Complete a professional development offering with Yoga 4 Classrooms.
- Register for the corresponding university-approved course (see below).
- Upload your certificate of completion (Provided by Yoga 4 Classrooms) at checkout when registering for your course.
- Complete follow-up course requirements based on your learning experience.
Course requirements will be emailed to you upon registering for credit.
Upon successful completion of a Yoga 4 Classrooms workshop, training or course, you will invest time reflecting on provided materials to culminate in an innovative project of your choice (e.g., lesson(s), curriculum, learning activities, or a professional development plan, etc.) that applies the strategies learned. As a student, your practicum requirements will consist of completing a reflection paper to demonstrate the implementation of Y4C strategies into a classroom or program setting. An additional expectation is to complete a time log that documents the time spent for completing your coursework requirements. The specific requirements concerning your reflection paper and time log are based on how many credits you take.
An Official Transcript with your final course grade(s) is available from Pacific upon successful completion of course requirements with Yoga 4 Classrooms. The course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date your completed coursework was reviewed and graded.
Completed courses are letter graded and will appear on an Official Transcript from University of the Pacific, Benerd College.
The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester credits/units, 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. The credits are acceptable where local districts approve and applicable to state licensing where authorized. We always encourage that you check with your employer for acceptability of these credits. Course participants are responsible to determine acceptability of these credits for their intended use. Each graduate-level semester credit/unit is equivalent to 15 hours of academic involvement.
University of the Pacific, established in 1851, is California’s oldest private chartered university and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Yoga 4 Classrooms' mission is to empower youth with the skills they need to be healthy, happy and resilient at school, at home and throughout their lives. Nationally recognized, Y4C provides professional development trainings and research and trauma-informed curricula, resources and consulting to educators, counselors, schools and related organizations who support the social, emotional, cognitive and physical wellbeing of children, youth and families. Our sustainable program has been successfully implemented in thousands of classrooms and schools worldwide.
Important! You must first complete a Yoga 4 Classrooms training to register for university credit.
(This offering is available live/in person, live webcast, or through the online course)
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Your coursework can be submitted up to 6 months after 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 transcript will reflect the date your coursework was received.
UOP’s continuing education course credits / units are acceptable where local districts approve and are applicable to state licensing or salary advancement where authorized. All students are responsible for determining the acceptability of these credits for their intended use.
The University of the Pacific is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Established in 1851, it is the oldest private chartered university in the state of California.
The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate level semester credits that are not part of a degree program at University of the Pacific, but instead are used for professional growth such as salary advancement and re-certification.
Yes. You can register at any time once you have completed a Yoga 4 Classrooms workshop. Simply provide your certificate of completion upon registering.
Although we know the value in having a live classroom setting handy, you do not need a classroom to take this course. You will simply develop a plan of action describing how you will implement the strategies that you have learned.