Education Services

  • Speech & Language Specialists Professional Development Series - 2018

    Attached please find information on Professional Development trainings for your Speech and Language Specialists.  There are some trainings that may also be beneficial for your Resource Specialists and other special education staff.  There is no cost for Marin County specialists.

    • March 7, 2018 - Social Pragmatic Skills - A Team Approach to Intervention
    • April 18, 2018 - Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    • May 16, 2018 - Selective Mutism

    Courageous Conversations - Classrooms That Work - March 9, 2018

    Classrooms That Work: Defining Roles & Responsibilities for Implementing Culturally Relevant Teaching System Wide - for educators interested in engaging in deeper conversation about the role of racial equity in the school setting.  Prerequisite: Beyond Diversity 1.

    Pure Edge Brain Break - March 12 or March 19, 2018

    We have a really great opportunity for educators – Brain Breaks from Pure Edge.  As we enter the season of assessment we need to take the opportunity to learn new ways to combat stress for our students and ourselves.

    We have scheduled two sessions – March 12 from 1:00 to 4:00pm or March 19 from 8:30 to 11:30am (select one) for educators to be taught these strategies to help combat stress and develop social, emotional and academic learning competencies.  These highly interactive sessions will allow educators to understand more about the importance of using these strategies with their students – exploring and practicing techniques and adapting for all ages. Attached is the flyer with more details.  We encourage you to send you educators to this valuable opportunity.

    Future sessions are being planned including two half day sessions in the spring focused on breathing techniques for site support staff; a half day session in August; and four sessions in the fall using a train the trainer model.​

    Sexual Harassment Prevention - March 13, 2018

    Presented by Lozano Smith, Dulcinea Grantham, Attorney at Law, and Aria Link, Attorney at Law - this interactive and scenario based training will look closer at the topic of all forms of harassment and how to handle them effectively and respectfully.

    History-Social Science Curriculum Toolkit Workshop - March 13, 2018

    Teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum directors, Administrators - join the Marin County Office of Education in a Toolkit Training Workshop.  Be trained in the new adoption toolkit to review current instructional materials used as well as new proposed materials.  Review CA State Board of Education approved instructional materials for K-8 and K-12 curriculum and supplemental resources from publishers.

    History-Social Science Curriculum Fair - March 20, 2018

    Designed for teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum directors and Administrators.  Explore the materials and meet with the publishers of the California adopted curriculum and the supplementary curriculum. 

    Learning Sprints Foundations - March 26 & 27, 2018

    Skywalker Ranch will be hosting this two-day Learning Sprints workshop designed for principal and teacher teams. This workshop is an action-oriented professional learning program. 

    Summer Learning Collaborative for Student Success - August 6-8, 2018

    Registration is now open for the Marin County Office of Education's Summer Learning Collaborative for Student Success.  There are five 3-day strands to choose from.

    • Courageous Conversations Beyond Diversity I - Educators explore and examine impact of race on student achievement and the role it plays in our classrooms.
    • Rigorous PBL by Design - Teachers develop rigorous problems and projects to use in the classroom while exploring three key design shifts of clarity, challenge, and culture to maximize impact on student learning.
    • The Lead Learner - Administrators focus on developing systems for impact on learning through clarity, coherence, and capacity through crafting personal leadership skills for impact with Dr. McDowell.
    • Making Learning Accessible for Each Student -Teachers engage in research-based strategies designed to help all learners meet high standards using the principles of UDL, Academic Discourse, and Arts Integration.
    • Digging into NGSS - K-8 Teachers engage in the 3-Dimensional learning of NGSS