The intended audience of the directory is individuals interested in completing courses
to develop their teaching and administrative skills, expand their knowledge of theory
and practice, and achieve their goals for professional growth. Individuals may include
teachers and administrators of adult schools, English as a Second Language programs,
correctional institutions, and community colleges. The directory is a "snapshot"
of postsecondary programs listed online from 2006–2007, on Web sites of public
universities in the California State University and University of California systems
and several national online professional development organizations.