Education Services

  • CA NGSS K-12 Cohort Series - March 5, 2019

    Designed for elementary, middle, and high school teachers and instructional coaches.  Participants will work in grade levels using the Science Framework Instructional Segments, and bundle blueprints to deepen science lessons and units.

    • Design deep thinking science lessons using 3 Dimensions of CA NGSS
    • Collect evidence to analyze student learning
    • Connect natural world to science in the classroom

    Universal Design for Learning Cohort Series - March 7, 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.

    Luna Dance Series March 11 and May 6, 2019

    Increase capacity for imagination, awareness and connection of body-mind through the art of dance.  Integrating theory and practice, these workshops activate the imagination to improve teaching and create change.  Click here to register for the workshop.

    Practical Strategies for the Substitute Teacher - March 12, 2019

    Supporting substitute teachers in the development of effective classroom instructional skills and positive learning experiences for students. Learn about:

    • Classroom Management Techniques
    • Teaching Strategies
    • Implementing Lesson Plans
    • Legal and Educational Issues
    • Q&A with the county credentials analyst

    School and College Legal Services - School Attendance Review Board with Carl Corbin - March 12, 2019

    Designed for school site/district staff, law enforcement, probation, community mental health and youth advocates who have responsibilities as members of School Attendance Review Boards.

    History-Social Science Series - March 19 and April 23, 2019

    There are two more workshops scheduled for this 2018-19 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. 

    Speech & Language - It's Broader Than You Think - Standards and Social Thought - March 22, 2019

    It's Broader Than You Think - Standards & Social Thought is the final workshhop in the Speech & Language series.  This series is designed for Speech and Language Specialists and other special educators in the schools. 

    Courageous Conversation - Beyond Diversity - March 25-26, 2019

    Facilitated by Dr. Lori A Watson, Ed.D, Equity Transformation Specialist, Pacific Educational Group. Beyond Diversity is a powerful, personally transforming, two-day seminar that helps leaders, employees, and organizations, understand the impact of race on their lives and their work.

    Teaching the Whole Child, K-6 - March 28, 2019

    This professional learning experience focuses on the critical role of social-emotional learning (SEL) in our core literacy instruction.  Participants will explore and discuss culturally responsive teaching practices that intentionally develop SEL and academic skills. This seminar is designed to support K-6 teachers, administrators, and literacy leaders who are working to ensure that all students thrive academically and socially.

    Leadership for Racial Equity (LEADS) - April 2, 2019

    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. Cohort teams of central office and site based leaders, Superintendents, Directors, Principals, and Instructional Coaches are encouraged attend.