Curriculum and Instruction Services (CIS)

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

The Curriculum and Instruction Services (CIS) Program of the San Mateo County Office of Education supports schools and districts in the areas of instructional leadership, professional development, and curriculum support in raising the achievement of all students. The department offers content area resources, administrative and instructional support, and deep, sustained professional development to educators in order to enhance teaching and learning in San Mateo County.

Science & Engineering

Mathematics

Computer Science

English Learner Services

English Language Arts

History & Social Studies

Making

Environmental Literacy

 Outdoor Education

School Library Services

SMEdCenter Portal

STEAM Lending Library

Technology for Learning

Visual and Performing Arts

Transitional Kindergarten

Continuing Education Units

California Schools

Recognition Program

Professional Learning Opportunities

CONTACTS

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION SERVICES (CIS)

TITLE
NAME (click to email)
Phone
Administrator of Educational Services/CIS Karen Gnusti 650/802-5331
Administrative Assistant III - Educational Services/CIS Terri Aiello 650/802-5330
Administrative Assistant - CIS Ellen Arenas 650/802-5332
English Learner Support Services Coordinator TBD 650/802-5348
Reading-Language Arts Coordinator Gwenn Lei, Ed.D 650/802-5624
School Library Services Coordinator Tina Nelson 650/802-5653
Director of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Robert Pronovost 650/802-5401
Administrative Assistant II - STEAM TBD 650/802-5404
Administrative Assistant - STEAM Sheléne Peterson 650/802-5414
Environmental Education Coordinator Andra Yeghoian 650/802-5406
Innovative Learning and Technology Integration Coordinator Sandra Velasquez 650/802-5407
Maker Education and Computer Science Coordinator Dr. Emily Thomforde 650/802-5412
Mathematics Coordinator Kim Bambao 650/802-5402
Media Technician - STEAM Center Zackery Jones 650/802-5411
Science and Engineering Coordinator Doron Markus, Ed.D 650/802-5405
Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator Michelle Holdt 650/802-5335

OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Administrative Assistant II - Outdoor Education Cindy Matsuyama 650/802-5422
Director of Outdoor Education Mark Nolan 650/747-9581
Outdoor Education Manager Steve VanZandt 650/747-0414