The San Mateo County Office of Education produces a variety of newsletters to help educators, families, partners, and community members stay up-to-date on the work of the County Office, learn about professional development opportunities, and receive highlights on how San Mateo County's 23 school districts are serving students. We encourage you to sign up for one or more of the following newsletters:

SMCOE Spotlight

SMCOE Spotlight highlights the work of the County Office of Education in serving districts, educators, and students; shines a light on successful education practices in San Mateo County; and celebrates students, educators, and schools. SMCOE Spotlight replaces the County Office's former newsletter, News and Views.

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The STEAM Center shares its latest news, updates, and professional development opportunities through its newsletter, STEAMCentric.

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Keeping Current with CTE

SMCOE's Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department produces a monthly newsletter, Keeping Current with CTE, to share the latest news and information on work to help students become ready for college and careers.

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Reports to the Community

The San Mateo County Office of Education's annual reports to the community inform readers about the state of public education; report San Mateo County education data; and share about its programs, services, and initiatives.

2017 Report to the Community

Read the 2017 Report to the Community.

Patricia Love

Administrator, Strategy and Communications


Phone: (650) 802-5559

Patrick Broderick

Multimedia Designer


Phone: (650) 802-8887

Anne Bartlett

Public Communications Specialist


Phone: (650) 802-5558