The San Mateo County Office of Education
Releases its 2017 Report to the Community
Redwood City, CA — The San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE) released its 2017 Report to the Community, reflecting its programs and accomplishments, trends in public education, and education data from 2017.
The report begins with an introduction to the organization, sharing its mission, vision, goals, key functions, and role in supporting local districts. The majority of the report is organized around SMCOE’s vision of “Excellence and Equity in Education: Every Student, Every Teacher, Every School,” and showcases the initiatives, programs, and services that drive the organization towards achieving that vision.
A key section titled “Strategic Directions” introduces SMCOE’s five-year strategic plan, which launched in 2017, and focuses on recent work on its implementation, including the creation of several Think/Do Hubs and efforts to promote and support the teaching profession and improve SMCOE’s organizational culture and climate.
The 2017 Report to the Community also provides a helpful guide to California’s school funding and accountability system and closes with a snapshot of San Mateo County public schools, student demographics and achievement, and district spending.
The report can be found on SMCOE’s website. Print copies of the report are available by request.
The San Mateo County Office of Education is committed to ensuring excellence and equity in education by inspiring students, investing in teachers, invigorating leaders, and involving communities.