San Mateo County Office of Education

Closing Achievement and Opportunity Gaps

Closing Achievement and Opportunity Gaps

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You're invited: Educator Recruitment Fair

You're invited: Educator Recruitment Fair

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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. 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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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
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning 01/20/18
Making for Educators 01/20/18
English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) 01/22/18
New NPS Teacher/NPA Provider SEIS CERTIFICATION & IEP Process Training 01/22/18
Creating Effective Lessons for All Students 01/24/18

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Happenings

Title of Event Date of Event
San Mateo County STEM Fair 03/04/18
Zap the Gap Conference 03/12/18
Educator Recruitment Fair 03/17/18
Annual Early Intervention Conference 05/05/18

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News & Press Releases

Title of News Item Date of News Item
Press Release - Updated Dashboard Provides San Mateo County School Districts with Rich Data 12/07/17
Press Release - RAND and BELL Studies Find The Big Lift Children Are Making Promising Gains 11/28/17
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

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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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