Education Services

  • Dashboard Alternative School Status Programs

    Alternative Education schools participating in the Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) programs will have results posted in the Dashboard for the first time in the Fall 2018 release.  This look will include all six (6) State Indicators – same system as the non-alternative schools use.  DASS schools will receive one of five color-coded performance levels for each indicator, using a modified method.  The following schools are identified as DASS schools per Ed Code 52052(g):

    San Rafael City High School District

    • Madrone High Continuation

    Marin County Office of Education

    • Marin County Juvenile Court
    • Marin County Special Education
    • Marin's Community School
    • Phoenix Academy

    Novato Unified

    • Marin Oaks High
    • Nexus Academy

    Tamalpais Union High

    • San Andreas High (Continuation)

    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.  To register or if you have questions, call 415-499-5870.

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

    Courageous Conversations Beyond Diversity I and Culturally Relevant Instruction.  Educators explore and examine impact of race on student achievement and the role it plays in our classroom.  The third day extends learning from Cultural Relevant Instructional practices. Click here to register for the workshop..

    Digging Into NGSS - August 6, 7 and 8, 2018

    Intended for: TK-12 Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Intervention Teachers, Special Education Teachers - 2 CEUs offered.  The three days of NGSS, with your grade level, will include:

    • Using Framework to better understand
      • Science & Engineering Practices
      • Crosscutting Concepts
      • Disciplinary Core Ideas
      • Environmental Concepts and Principles
    • Instructional Strategies to make NGSS accessible for all students using UDL practices
    • Resource Fair with access to science materials

    2018-19 Equity Series

    Following is the Equity Series schedule for 2018-19.

    Beyond Diversity I

    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. Below are the workshop dates, all withe a schedule of 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM:

    • October 1-2, 2018
    • December 3-4, 2018
    • January 28-29, 2019
    • March 25-26, 2019

    Beyond Diversity II

    Intensive two –day seminar designed to challenge participants who have successfully completed Beyond Diversity I. BDII participants must be grounded and practiced in utilizing the Agreements, Conditions, and Compass. Below are the workshop dates, all withe a schedule of 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM:

    • June 19-20, 2018
    • June 19-20, 2018

    Leadership for Racial Equity – LEADS Series

    District Administrative teams focus on deepening the will, skill, knowledge and capacity of administrators to lead, oversee and manage the dynamic process of system0wide racial equity transformation.

    • September 11, 2018*
    • October 30, 2018*
    • December 5, 2018 (4:00 to 7:00pm)
    • December 6, 2018 (4:00 to 7:00pm)
    • January 31, 2019*
    • April 2, 2019*
    • June 18, 2019*

                  *8:30am - 3:30pm

    Sp/ELLing Out Racial Equity & Excellence

    Serving students with disabilities and English Language Learners (ELL) must be both racially conscious and proficient. Through Courageous Conversation, explore the critical perspective of the impact of race and institutionalized racism on access to culturally relevant, inclusive learning environments. Explore what race has to do with the ways that we serve these two marginalized groups of students. Special and ELL leaders will surface the adaptive leadership challenge of shifting their district focus from compliance to racial equity and excellence.

    • October 8, 2018 (8:00 to 3:30pm)

    RACE-ING to Readiness

    Utilize the Courageous Conversation Protocol™ and Systemic Racial Equity Transformation Framework™ to surface the challenges related to how race matters in our schools in the context of College and Career Ready. This seminar will coach participants through these tools and action strategies, to sustain dialogue around preparation for college and career and to develop courageous solutions that give sight to racial blind spots and interrupt the current of race and power in the school to college/career pipeline.

    *Prerequisite – Attendance to Courageous Conversation – Beyond Diversity I

    • November 27, 2018 (8:30am to 3:30pm)

    Courageous Conversations – Classrooms that Work:  Roles and Responsibilities for implementing relevant teaching system-wide

    Transforming teaching practices to be culturally relevant requires not only developing the educators' will, skill, and knowledge to confront race in curriculum choices and instructional practices. This one day seminar deepens school district commitment to culturally relevant teaching by guiding leaders in full examination of the implementing a pedagogy that fosters equity and academic excellence for all.

    *Prerequisite – Attendance to Courageous Conversations – Beyond Diversity I

    • March 8, 2019 (8:30am to 3:30pm)