Education Services

  • History-Social Science Series - February 4 and April 21, 2020

    Recommended for K-12 Social Studies Teachers, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators.  This free cohort is hosted by the Marin County Office of Education in partnership with the California Department of Education.  This is an exciting opportunity to participate in shifts from the History-Social Science Framework to an approach that integrates culturally and linguistically responsive teaching to ensure that all students thrive. 

    LCAP Template Training - February 4, 2020

    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.

    The Latino Family Literacy Project - February 4, 11, 25, 2020

    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.

    California Subject Examination for Teachers - Test Preparation Series - February 5, 12, and 19, 2020

    This highly focused series targets the specific subject matter knowledge needed to pass the MS CSET.  Specific study strategies and success tips will be provided, practiced, and utilized to reduce test anxiety.  In-depth review of each sub-domain with embedded practice throughout each session. For more information you may contact Beth Kradepohl at 415-499-5881 or bkradepohl@marinschools.org.

    No Bully Workshops - February 5 and March 19, 2020

    Free workshops for parents and guardians on how to bully-proof children in their lives and the digital world.  Two workshops remain in this series:

    • February 5, 2020 - How to Stop Cyberbullying for grades 3-8
    • March 19, 2020 - Stop Cyberbullying and navigating the social media landscape for grades 6-12

    Click here to register for the workshop.

    Trauma Informed Practices With an Equity Focus - February 6, 2020

    Workshop focusing on the essential foundations to identify and apply trauma support and healing strategies with cultural relevance. February 6th is the final workshop in this 3-part series. 

    Speech and Language Workshop Series - Session Five February 10, 2020

    The topic for session 5 of this 5-part series is: Keep Talking! Narrative Development for Language and Social Learning. This is a speech/psych/behavior workshop designed for Speech and Language Specialists and Special Educators. Click here to register for the workshop.

    Sensemaking Before Calculations Follow-Up Sessions - February 10 and March 30, 2020

    All students have access to high level math concepts regardless of their foundational skill set. These workshops are open to TK-8th Grades. For more information on Sensemaking Before Calculations Follow-Up Sessions, call MCOE Education Services at 415-499-5870.

    Advocacy Through Visual Art - February 11, 2020

    A workshop for K-12 Teachers presented by Favianna Rodriguez. Develop the tools and skills to:

    • Connect environmental literacy, writing, and art as a means for advocacy
    • Empower students to use their voice through visual art
    • Express students learning through integrated disciplines with a lens of equity

    For more information, please contact Amanda Mattea at amattea@marinschools.org. Click here to register for the workshop.

    Substitute Teacher Workshop - February 12, 2020

    Participants will learn about classroom management techniques, teaching strategies, implementing lesson plans, legal and educational issues, and Q&A with the Marin County Credentials Analyst.  For questions please email Amy Ridings at aridings@marinschools.org.

    Know Your Classmates - No One Eats Alone - February 12 and May 13, 2020

    The Beyond Differences Teen Board are local high school student leaders who are dedicated to learning and modeling values of acceptance and inclusion.  They are facilitating these special events for parents and guardians to learn conversation tools and activities to engage with their children about social isolation and belonging. These workshops are recommended for parents and guardians of upper elementary through high school students.  Teens are welcome to join. Click here to RSVP for the workshop.

    Teaching NGSS In The Classroom - Phenomena and Data - February 13, 2020

    The February workshop is the final workshop in this series and is best for teachers in science, history, ELA, grade level K-12.  This workshop will engage in 3-dimensional learning by integrating the environment with your DCIs and inviting your students' voice to make their learning relevant. For more information, call MCOE Education Services at 415-499-5870.

    Paraeducator Series 2020 - February 26, 2020

    The 2020 Paraeducator Series has begun.  Please note that both morning and afternoon sessions are open for enrollment for February 26, 2020.  Morning Session's topic is "Expressive Receptive Communication 101" - everything you need to know about Language Development.  The Afternoon Session's topic is "Expressive Receptive Communication 201" - narrowing the gap of language: video analysis, case studies, and further exploration.

    Strategic Planning Network - February 27 or March 11, 2020

    A countywide series designed for district teams to work collaboratively in the development of a strategic plan to meet the unique needs of all student groups through effective stakeholder engagement while aligning funds appropriately toward goals.  District teams reflecting those entities that will be responsible for transferring the work to their greater district planning teams. To register call MCOE Education Services Department at 415-499-5870.

    Tech It To The Next Level - March 3, 2020

    This workshop will address how do we intentionally integrate technology with content standards by understanding the challenges students face in an increasingly digital world. Click here to register for the workshop.

    Pure Edge Brain Breaks - March 4, 2020

    During this interactive session, explore and practice simple and effective strategies to alleviate stress and to calm over-stimulated minds. Click here to register for the workshop.

    Courageous Conversation Beyond Diversity - March 5 and 6, 2020

    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 2020 STEAM Showcase - March 31 to April 2, 2020

    This years 2020 STEAM Showcase will focus on sustainability.

    • Secondary STEAM Showcase for Grades 6 thru 12 will be held at The Bay Model March 2 to March 5, 2020
    • Elementary STEAM Showcase for Grades K thru 5 will be held at the Marin County Office of Education March 31 to April 2, 2020

    For detailed information visit the Academic Competitions webpage  or email Karen Allen: kallen@marinschools.org or Christine Lunde: clunde@marinschools.org