Education Services

  • Paraeducator Professional Development Series - Special Education - December 5, 2018

    There is one professional development opportunity remaining in this Series for 2018.  Designed for all paraeducators, regardless of experience, working in classrooms supporting students in special education: December 5, 2018 - Technology in the Classroom.  To register, call Marin County Office of Education Ed Services Department at 415-499-5870. 

    Leadership for Racial Equity - LEADS Series - December 5 & 6, 2018

    District Administrative teams focus on deepening the will, skill, knowledge, and capacity of administrators to lead, oversee, and manage the dynamic process of system-wide racial equity transformation. Session three of six sessions is held December 5th and 6th, 2018, and session four will take place January 31, 2019.  Cohort teams of central office and site based leaders, Superintendents, Directors, Principals, and Instructional Coaches should plan to attend.

    Brief Intervention for Substance Using Adolescents Training - December 7, 2018

    Brief Intervention is a short-term intervention that consists of 2-4 sessions aimed at adolescents who use alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs.  This approach uses motivational interviewing, cognitive behavior therapy, and the stages of change model to meet the needs of adolescents.  Target audience for this workshop are School Administrators, Educators, Counselors, School Nurses, Community-based organization staff, and others who work with adolescents.  Workshop will be held at the Tamalpais Union High School District Office - Kreps Conference Center, 395 Doherty Drive, Larkspur.

    History-Social Science Series - March 19, 2019

    There are two more workshops in this series: March 19th and April 23rd.  Designed for K-12 Social Studies Teachers, Instructional Coaches and Administrators, this free series presents an exciting opportunity to participate in the shifts from the History-Social Science Framework, which include:

    • Focus on Inquiry at the Core
    • Community of Practice Network
    • An engaged and knowledgeable citizenry in history using the C3 Framework
    • An approach that integrates culturally and linguistically responsive teaching to ensure that all students thrive

    CEUs may be earned. 

    CA NGSS K-12 Cohort Series - January 15, 2019

    Designed for Elementary, Middle and High School Teachers and Instructional Coaches.  January 15th is the third session of this four-session series.  Participants will work in grade levels using the Science Framework Instructional Segmants, and bundle blueprints to deepen science lessons and units.  CEUs may be earned for this series.

    Prevention from Sexual Harassment - January 16, 2019

    All supervisory employees must receive two hours of sexual harassment prevention training.  This training must be provided to supervisory employees every other year and/or if you are new to a supervisory position.  If you are new to a supervisory position, you must attend this training within six months of hire. This training is held at no cost for Marin County Educators.

    NGSS Curriculum Toolkit Workshop - Janaury 17-18, 2019

    Designed for Educators, School Site Administrators, Instructional Coaches, and District Office.  You are invited to join a district science team to learn how to use the NGSS curriculum toolkit.  This toolkit is designed to best select a curriculum that will meet the needs of your district.

    Principal Network Series Elementary Cohort - January 22, 2019

    There are two sessions remaining in this four-part Cohort, January 22nd and March 26th, 2019. This series will focus on cultivating an iterative process for teaching and learning highlighting:

    • Using the Dashboard and other forms of data
    • Analyzing classroom observations
    • Formative Assessment
    • Review of ELA/ELD B.E.L.I.E.F. Modules

    The work of this series will be highly collaborative and engaging.

    ELPAC 2018-2019 Summative Assessment Administration and Scoring Training - January 23, 2019

    All English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Test Examiners are required to be trained to administer the ELPAC 2018-19 Summative Assessment.  The ELPAC Summative Assessment testing window is February 1, 2019 through May 31, 2019.  All ELPAC Test Examiners are encouraged to attend this Training.

    Family Life Education for 5th Grade Teachers - January 25, 2019

    Presented by Steve Gardner, Family Life Health Education Specialist.  Topics include:

    • Current biological/scientific education information
    • Philosophy of family life education
    • Family cultural values
    • Ground rules

    Courageous Conversation Introduction for Parents and Community - January 28, 2019

    Lori Watson, Equity Transformation Specialist with the Pacific Educational Group, will facilitate this seminar.  Participants will engage in thoughtful, compassionate exploration of race and racism.  This seminar will provide the basics of Beyond Diversity I protocol and the notion of race matters.

    Universal Design for Learning Cohort Series - January 31, 2019

    Designed for K-12 Educators and Special Education Administrators.  Learn to backwards map lessons to meet the unique needs of each student, eliminating barriers and creating voice and choice in the classroom.  Strategies support all lessons including: PBL, math, science, GLAD, SEAL, Reader's & Writer's Workshop, and Social Studies.