Education Services

  • Rigorous PBL with Dr. Michael McDowell - October 2-4, 2017

    PBL Foundational three-day workshop will be held at the Bay Area Discovery Museum.  Please see the attached flyer for information on how to register. 

    Intentional Talk with Academic Conversations - October 5, 2017

    This is a cohort group that will meet monthly as well as participate in an online, Stanford Education MOOC.  This is an opportunity to work on the implementation of instructional strategies with intentional protocols and routines in the classroom that facilitate academic conversations.  The goal is to learn new strategies each session and then go back into the classroom, implement and video these strategies in action.  See the attached flyer for registration details.

    Courageous Conversations/Beyond Diversity - October 5-6, 2017

    Below please find information on a professional development opportunity.  Courageous Conversations/Beyond Diversity is a powerful, personally transforming two-day seminar designed to help leaders, educators, students, parents, administrators and community participants understand the impact of race on student learning and investigate the role that racism plays in institutionalizing academic achievement disparities.  The seminar asks participants to inspect their practice and the impact of race and bias on their lives and their work.  This is a training that extends itself beyond the classroom setting.  Click here to register for the workshop!

    Ed Tech Series - Virtual Reality in the Classroom - October 17, 2017

    As part of the ongoing Ed Tech Series with Dan Phillips, CCC-SLP, October's session is titled "Virtual Reality in the Classroom" and will outline all the different choices for using this tool including Google cardboard with mobile technology, Samsung VR, and HTC Vive for the ultimate in a VR experience. 

    Math Fluency & Problem Solving Follow-Up Session - October 12, 2017

    The focus is on embedding fluency throughout all math lessons and incorporating math practices into the development of problem solving skills. Specifically for classroom teachers, teacher leaders and special education teachers Grades TK-5.

    Sexual Harassment Prevention – October 17, 2017

    Carl Corbin, of School and College Legal Services, will provide this training at MCOE for Marin County supervisory employees.  Supervisory employees must receive two hours of sexual harassment prevention training every other year and/or if they are new to a supervisory position.

    Integrated ELA/ELD - October 23, 2017

    For a targeted audience of TK-3 Teachers and Instructional Coaches - Jabbar Beig from G.L.A.D. will facilitate this workshop to teachers modeling the pathway for English Language Learners to master the English Language Arts Standards.

    Leaves of Absences Workshop - Understanding and Managing Employee Leaves – November 1, 2017

    The workshop focuses on the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, pregnancy leave and its impact on other leaves of absence, sick leave, extended illness leave, industrial injury leave and reinstatement rights, and AB2393.

    Teacherland Inside the Myth of the American Educator - November 8, 2017

    How do you manage a room of energetic adolescents and ensure everyone is learning?  What happens when some students begin with a distinct disadvantage while others have every opportunity? How do collegues and friends help counteract the profession's inherent isolation?  These are a few of the questions Teacherland considers with the ultimate goals of improving our educational system by humanizing the teaching profession.Click here to register for the workshop!  

    Capturing Kids' Hearts 1 - November 30-December 1, 2017

    Capturing Kids' Hearts 1 is an immersive, participatory experience.  Teachers, staff, and administrators learn and practice skills they will use and model in their classrooms, schools and districts.  See the attached flyer for more information.