Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Teacher Research Academy

These courses focus on issues and challenges encountered in professional service and aim to meet the needs of individuals seeking vocational improvement and career advancement.

By attending the Science Education Programs you can earn semester credits on a Chico State transcript, which may be valid for professional credit at the discretion of local school districts. These credits do not, however, meet degree or credential requirements* and are not calculated in the Grade Point Average. The grading value for these courses is Credit or No Credit.

How to Get Started

1) Register for your Teacher Research Academy program on the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory website.

2) Register for the professional development units associated with your training by choosing from the options below.

3) Each registration has its own associated fees, which are to be paid separately with each registration.

Summer 2023 Schedule-TBA

TRA Fusion/Astrophysics6/13-6/18NSCI 823-201Thank you for attending
TRA Technical Writing6/13-6/14NSCI 831-201 Thank you for attending
TRA Climate Science6/13-6/17NSCI 840-201Thank you for attending
TRA Modeling for Science/Math6/27-7/1NSCI 833-201 Thank you for attending
TRA 3D Print & Design6/20-6/24NSCI 835-201Thank you for attending
Physics with Phone Sensors6/20-6/24NSCI 839-201Thank you for attending
Physics with Phone Sensors7/18-7/22NSCI 839-202Thank you for attending
TRA Internship 6/13-8/12NSCI 838-201Thank you for attending


Your grades can be viewed online through the Chico State Portal. If you have not activated a portal account, follow the steps below. You will need to enter your date of birth and the nine-digit Chico State Portal ID number you received with your registration confirmation.

Step 1. Go to the "Claim Your Account" page
Step 2. Enter your Chico State ID & Date of Birth
Step 3. Answer the security questions
Step 4. Your account should be activated
Step 5. Enter the Student Center
Step 6. Select "Grades" under Academic History
Step 7. Select the term you wish to view grades

If you have already created a CSC Portal account, you can log in at and click the Portal Login link at the top of the page. 

Official Transcripts

Information on requesting an official transcript is available online. For questions regarding other services offered by Student Records and Registration, please visit or call (530) 898-5142.

Teachers requesting transcripts for salary increment note the Special Instructions and review processing outline to ensure timely receipt of transcripts. Courses numbered 800-899 do not apply towards a degree unless approved by the appropriate department. Successful completion of an 800 level course will appear on the transcript with a CR or Letter grade and a value in the attempted field that may not be reflected in the earned field or the summary totals.


Refunds are only granted if your request to Professional & Continuing Education is prior to the first day. No refund is granted after the course has begun.

* These courses are designed to meet objectives not served by established graduate and undergraduate courses. However, in exceptional cases and with the approval of the appropriate department chair and the dean of your school, they may be applied toward degree and credential programs for which such courses are deemed acceptable. Determination of the acceptability of these courses for degree and credential credit will depend primarily upon course content and approach. If you are considering using these courses for credential or degree purposes, consult with the appropriate department before registering.