San Mateo County Office of Education

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Read the Report Here

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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. We want to share with parents and community members the safety protocols currently in place across the county and in our schools and to reassure them the safety of our children is our top priority.

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STEM Center

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

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Visit the California School Dashboard to learn how students and schools in San Mateo County are performing.


Professional Learning Offerings

Title of Professional Learning Offering Date of Professional Learning Offering
Design an NGSS Unit 06/26/18
ELPAC Initial Administration Training 1 07/13/18
Phenomenon-Based Learning 07/23/18
Project-Based Learning (K-8) 08/01/18
New to Writing Workshop 08/14/18

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Happenings

Title of Event Date of Event
Annual Early Intervention and Inclusion Conference 05/05/18
School Emergency Preparedness Info Night for Parents and Community Members--The Big Five in Action. 04/30/18
Art Takes a Bus Ride Competition 03/23/18
Educator Recruitment Fair 03/17/18
Zap the Gap Conference 03/12/18

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News & Press Releases

Title of News Item Date of News Item
San Mateo County Comes Together to Support Ravenswood Children 06/20/18
Ravenswood City School District Approves Facilities Use Agreement with SMCOE 05/24/18
Press Release - Excellence in Education and Equity Award Finalists Named 05/14/18
Press Release-SMCOE Selects IHSD to Operate State Preschool Program at Ravenswood CDC 04/27/18
San Mateo County Students Receive Several Awards at the California State Science and Engineering Fair 04/27/18

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Spotlight on San Mateo County Schools

Title of Blog Post Date of Blog Post
McKinley Institute of Technology Wins SMCOE's First-Ever Excellence in Education and Equity Award 05/21/18
Burlingame Students Collect Books for a Library in Africa 05/16/18
South Francisco High School Students Win Hackathon 05/01/18
San Carlos School District Wins Green California Summit Leadership Award 04/24/18
San Bruno Park School District and Capuchino High School Receive National Recognition for Music Education 04/20/18

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