Technology, used thoughtfully, can be a powerful enabler of learning. The San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE) provides information on programs and resources related to the enlightened, effective use of technology to support learning and student achievement. Services include technology-related consultation, professional learning design and facilitation, SMEdCenter Portal (digital learning resources), technology planning support, technology standards, and District Technology Collaborators (DTC - countywide IT and EdTech leadership group) group facilitation

Tech Tuesdays

Tech Tuesdays, originally Maker Mondays, is a drop-in event every Tuesday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. where educators and non-educators can explore SMCOE's Makerspace and learn new programs, activities, and tools. Join the Tech Tuesdays mailing list to learn about upcoming events.

SMEdCenter Web Portal

The SMEdCenter Web Portal is a repository of digital content (including streaming video) and learning resources, selected to enhance student learning, improve instruction, and support student achievement. It is provided to San Mateo County school districts via a partnership between the San Mateo County Office of Education and the Contra Costa County Office of Education. This section provides a range of information about the portal, including the content and services it offers, subscription info, and more.


  • Engage students with dynamic material
  • Find standards-aligned learning resources
  • Organize classroom lessons and resources
  • Remember only one password (single sign-on)
  • Access content from anywhere
  • Enjoy low subscription rates through our consortium licensing

Sandra Velásquez

Coordinator, Innovative Learning and Technology Integration


Phone: (650) 802-5407

Ellen Arenas

Administrative Assistant


Phone: (650) 802-5332