San Mateo County Office of Education

ECLDI closes the readiness gap for young Dual Language Learners

ECLDI closes the readiness gap for young Dual Language Learners

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SMCOE Outdoor Education: engage with the natural world

SMCOE Outdoor Education: engage with the natural world

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Focus Areas

Common Core

California has a unique opportunity to improve public education through the adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) which are designed to increase expectations, make students globally competitive, go deeper into subjects and provide for a more active curriculum.

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Early Learning

Early Learning Support Services (ELSS) leads San Mateo County in developing and sustaining collaborative partnerships that support equitable, high quality education and care for children birth through grade 3 and their families.

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School Safety

The back-to-school season is a good time for administrators to review emergency plans with staff and for parents to review safety rules with their children. This fall, the Big Five is rolling out in schools throughout the county.

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STEM Center

The SMCOE STEM Center provides teachers and administrators research-based professional development in STEM content and pedagogy to engage, educate, and inspire our 21st century learners.

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Professional Learning Offerings

Title of Professional Learning Offering Date of Professional Learning Offering
Hour of Code Drop-in 11/20/17
Developing Number Sense Through Counting 11/21/17
Project-Based Learning 1-Day Refresher: Design Your Next Project 11/28/17
Assessments: Data and Decisions 11/29/17
California SUMS Initiative, Region 4, Cohort 1 Training #3 11/30/17

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Happenings

Title of Event Date of Event
Hour of Code, Drop-in 11/20/17
San Mateo County STEM Fair 03/04/18
Zap the Gap Conference 03/12/18
Annual Early Intervention Conference 05/05/18

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News & Press Releases

Title of News Item Date of News Item
Press Release - San Mateo County Education Officials Receive High Honors 10/30/17
Press Release - The San Mateo County Office of Education Launches Teens Read Initiative 10/03/17
Press Release - State-of-the-Art School Rises Out of 1930’s School Site 09/28/17
Press Release - San Mateo County Students Continue to Outpace the State Average 09/27/17
Press Release - San Mateo County Kicks Off School Attendance Initiatives 09/11/17

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Spotlight on San Mateo County Schools

Title of Blog Post Date of Blog Post
Teachers Turn Natural Disasters into Learning Opportunities 11/16/17
Putting the Home in Homeroom: Children with Autism Thrive in Room 5 11/13/17
New Schools Open in San Mateo County 11/02/17
County Schools Receive Recognition for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) 10/27/17
Forming Strong Communities at Audubon Elementary 03/28/16

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