Education Services

  • Be Prepared to Pass the CBEST! - April 9, 2018

    Learn tips and techniques you need to master the California Basic Educational Skills Test at the CBEST workshop held at the Marin County Office of Education.  Workshop will include how to register for the test; test-taking tips; practice strategies and techniques; test design and layout.  See attached flyer for registraton.   

    Speech & Language Specialists Professional Development Series 2017-2018

    Attached please find information of 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.

    • April 18, 2018 - Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    • May 16, 2018 - Selective Mutism  

    Strategies for Working Collaboratively with Others - April 24, 2018

    This course provides the specific tools you need to take control of your own anxieties, fears and anger while addressing conflict, reduce stress, raise morale, respond to varied personality types, and increase productivity at your worksite.  Held at the Marin County Office of Education - $150 per person.  Please see attached flyer for registration and more details.  

    EL Excellence Every Day - April 24, 2018

    Instructional Coaches and Educators teaching grades 9-12 are encouraged to partake in this one day workshop presented by Tonya Ward Singer at the Marin County Office of Educaton.  Please refer to the attached flyer for registration and course details, and note that attendees will receive a copy of Tonya's new book "EL Excellence Every Day". 

    Teaching for Robust Understanding - April 26, 2018

    Join us on April 26th at 4:00pm to hear Dr. Alan Schoenfeld present on Teaching for Robust Understanding (The TRU Framework). His presentation is focused on educators using an equity lens when planning, implementing, observing and reflecting on student learning.  This learning opportunity is brought to us by a Bechtel Foundation Grant with an effort in creating professional learning communities composed of teachers and administrators using the iterative process of learning.

    Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Principals, Administrators, Parents, Students, and Community Members are all welcome to attend. Click here to register for the workshop via the Eventbrite website..

    Social Media Tools in the Classroom - May 1, 2018

    The final workshop in this Ed Tech Series is entitled "Social Media Tools in the Classroom".  This workshop will focus on all of the different social media platforms and how to most effectively integrate them into the educational environment.  See event and registration details on attached flyer.

    National Board Certification for Marin County Teachers - May 10, 2018

    The MCOE and Stanford University bring National Board Certification for Marin County Teachers Informational Meeting to MCOE on May 10th 4:00pm-5:00pm. Details and registration can be found at the Stanford National Board Resource Center website.

    3 Dimensions of NGSS for K-8 Teachers - May 10, 2018

    This is the final workshop in a series of collaborative workshops designed for digging into NGSS.  Intended for TK-8 teachers, Instructional Coaches and Intervention Teachers, this workshop will dive into:

    • Use of Phenomena for student engagement
    • Inquiry based lessons
    • 3-dimensions of standards

    Beyond Diversity II - June 19-20, 2018

    This intensive, two-day seminar is designed to challenge participants who have successfully completed Beyond Diversity I.  Beyond Diversity II participants must be grounded and practiced in utilizing the Agreements, Conditions, and Compass.  Click here for registration and additional details about the workshop.

    Paraeducator Training Series – June 18-21, 2018

    The Paraeducator Training Series is designed to provide intensive training for those interested in becoming a paraeducator and/or those that are currently working as a paraeducator and wanting a refresher training.  The course covers the following areas: 

    • Classroom roles and responsibilities and What is Special Education
    • Communication and Teamwork
    • Student Supports and understanding behavior
    • Language (receptive, expressive and pragmatic)
    • Injury and Illness Prevention and Personnel

    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