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  • Supporting Immigrant Students and Families

    The Marin COE has taken action in support of immigrant students and families including passing a resolution on January 10, and pledging a commitment to protecting the right of every student to attend public schools regardless of the immigration status of the student or family members. Resources and messaging for the support of immigrant students and families is available at the Marin COE Immigrant Student and Families website.

    CalSTEAM Sonoma Charter

    The Liberty School District in Petaluma is the authorizer for the CalSTEAM Sonoma Charter. This District is reviewing the status of the charter which could impact the WISE Academy in Fairfax. The District agenda item from the January 19 meeting can be found here.

    Glenn Singleton A Step Toward Equity - February 6, 2017

    The Marin County Office of Education is hosting author Glenn Singleton in three events on February 6th. We invite you to join us and kick off our collective journey into cultural and linguistic equity.

    • Round Table Lunch: A discussion of the work of equity in and across Marin schools specifically for district and site administrators as well as lead teachers and coaches.
    • Community & Educational Leadership Seminar: A focused seminar on why equity is so important from a leadership standpoint - a workshop for community and education leaders.
    • Keynote Presentation: An event to kick-off Marin Schools' Collective Step Toward Equity for educators, community members, parents and students.

    Marin Builders Association 2017 Scholarship Program

    Each year Marin Builders Association awards scholarships to high school seniors who are pursuing a college, university or trade school education.  Since 1978 they have awarded close to $1,000,000.00 in scholarships to deserving students.  Please see the attached 2017 scholarship application and eligibility requirements. Completed applications are due to the Association no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 30th, 2017.

    Colonial Williamsburg 2017 Marin Teacher Institutes

    Through a generous donation, Marin educators have been allotted scholarships to attend the Teacher Institute at Colonial Williamsburg.  This scholarship is primarily for 5th grate teachers although 7th grade is also relevant.  Priority is given to teachers who have not attended the Institute.  Please have your teachers that are interested complete the registration application and send to by February 10th, 2017.  Spots are on a first come, first serve basis. Please visit the Colonial Williamsburgh website for dates that run throughout the summer for this event.