State Budget Proposal and School Funding - Recorded Workshop
On January 13, FCMAT CEO Mike Fine and CCEE Liaison/Legal Counsel Brooks Allen presented the School Funding Forum to discuss the state budget proposal and school funding. A link to the recorded workshop is provided below for your convenience.
Student Poll Workers Needed for the 3/3/20 Presidential Primary Election - Applications Due February 3, 2020
The Marin County Elections Department hires high school students to work at polling places on Election Day. Many students have received credit for community service, used this experience as part of their class project, or included this information on their college application. Student poll workers receive a stipend for their service and attending a poll worker training class. For complete information, please read the Cover Letter to Teachers and "What is the Student Poll Worker Program" brochure from the County of Marin Elections Department. Interested students must submit the Application/Nomination Form and return it to the County of Marin Elections Department no later than February 3, 2020. Please ensure this information reaches all eligible students prior to that time.
Equity and Inclusion events taking place in Marin County for February, March, and April 2020.
Dominican University Barowsky School of Business is presenting this Leadership Lecture Series.
- February 3, 2020 - Isabel Allende - bestselling and critically acclaimed author. Her latest book, A Long Petal of the Sea is a masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile, and belonging.
- February 5, 2020 - John Carreyrou - author and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.
The LCAP Template Training will provide participants with the updated LCAP requirements and support to navigate the changes. The workshop is free and will take place at the Marin County Office of Education. Click here to register for the workshop.
Family reading program for parents and guardians of PreK-5th grade students. Learn the importance of establishing and maintaining a family reading routine. All sessions held at Venetia Valley School Library. Please pass along to your PreK-5th grade families.
The Marin County Office of Education, in collaboration with Global School Play Day, invite all Marin County schools to participate in a one-day Global School Play Day on February 5, 2020. Click here to sign up your school or classroom.
The Mill Valley Community Center welcomes everyone ages 13 and older to view this feature documentary following a diverse group of teens through a yearlong exploration to get at the heart of racism. Through some tense and painful moments, we see how these difficult conversations affect their relationships with friends and parents, and ultimately challenge them to look deep within themselves. This documentary will be followed by a discussion led by a panel of SOAR (Students Organized Against Racism) students.
Attached you will find the registration application for the 2020 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute-Marin Scholarship. Through a generous donation, Marin educators have been allotted scholarships to attend the Teacher Institute at Colonial Williamsburg for over 15 years.
This scholarship is for 5th, 8th, and high-school history educators. Click here to have interested teachers complete the registration form and send back to Christina Lunde at email@example.com by February 12, 2020. Click here to view the communication that explains the opportunity in full.
With a proven method that has reshaped the lives of administrators across the globe, The Breakthrough Coach 2-day course provides participants with the structure to work more efficiently, empower staff, enjoy work-life balance, and raise student achievement. Hosted by Marin County Office of Education, this event will take place at the Novato Unified School District. Click here to register for the workshop..
Please spread the word to all Middle School Students in your Districts. Calling all Marin County Middle Schoolers! Join us at Dominican University, San Rafael, for a youth-led, youth-designed conference to meet other students and explore issues students are interested in - school and community safety, healthy choices, healthy relationships, and more! Click here for more information or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hosted by Tamalpais Union High School District, Educators of Color Affinity Space Session #3 takes place on February 28, 2020. Marin Educators for Equity is a network of educators of color and allies from Early Childhood Education, K-12, and Higher Education. The goal of the network is to create an informed and collective strategy to recruit and retain a more diverse community of Marin educators. Click here for detailed information about this event.
Venetia Valley Elementary School in San Rafael will be hosting this interactive training series in Spanish. They will provide the appropriate techniques that will help participants identify, build and strengthen their skills as a leader in order to better serve the Community and the School, for the benefit of all families.
For all of you who have had the opportunity to attend a 2-day Courageous Conversation event, you are aware of how powerful and thoughtful this exploration of race and racism can be. Please spread this upcoming opportunity to all colleagues and staff. Beyond Diversity is a personally transforming two-day seminar that helps leaders, employees, and organizations understand the impact of race on their lives and their work. This workshop always sells out, so please call the MCOE Education Services Department at 415-499-5870 and register early to ensure participation.
The Marin County Office of Education will be hosting the 2020 Marin Public Schools Job Fair on Saturday, March 14th from 9:00am-12:00pm. Please post this invitation where suitable. Please click here for registration information.