2021-22 Second Interim Budget Work Sessions
We have scheduled a series of budget workshops to provide a professional learning network opportunity for business officials and their staff focused on the second interim budget preparation.
2021-22 Second Interim Reports
The second Interim Reports are due to the Marin County Office of Education on or before March 15, 2022. We will conclude our review with letters to Board Presidents on April 15, 2022.
Marin County 2021-22 Common Message
To view or download The Marin County Common Message Second Interim 2021-22 (Insert link to Marin County Common Message Document)
Marin County Office of Education Property Tax Estimates
The County of Marin has released the 2022 property tax estimates as of February 28, 2022. This information has been shared with the District Business Officials and is summarized in this trend schedule showing the last five years for all districts.
Save the Date Annual Property Tax Forum - on May 12, 2022
The Marin County Office of Education will be hosting its 8th Annual Property Tax Forum as a virtual event this year.
We will send out a 'Save the Date' flyer as soon as the date and panel participants have been finalized. Please extend the invitation to attend to your Board Trustees.
Early Childhood Education
March 1, 2022 12pm-1pm virtual
April 1, 2022 10am-3pm in person
The next Marin County Child Care Commission general meeting will be held March 1, 2022 from 3:00-4:30pm virtually.
Spring Early Learning Summit: April 30, 2022
Launch of the Arts Education Framework. Arts education can be a change agent in our schools to transform school environments. Learn how to inspire an arts education reawakening in your school! Learn more at the #CaArtsEdFramework Launch on March 1, 2022, at 3:30pm. For resources, visit https://www.calartsedframework.org/
Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P)
The next virtual information session is on March 29 at 2 pm.
Nutrition. Substance use. Sexuality. Mental Health. Health Education asks teachers to cover a LOT. What are the best ideas for doing it well? Educators in grades K-12 are invited to join a virtual regional network of Bay Area health educators seeking to collaborate, deepen their practice, and build health education lessons. The next meeting is on March 22 at 4 pm. Sign up today at tinyurl.com/BayAreaHealthCoP
LCAP Sessions and Office Hours
View the 2022 Technical Assistance and Office Hours schedule here.
Universal Prekindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten
UPK North Bay Counties Community Forum on March 1, 2022, at 12 pm. Join the State UPK planning team to discuss California Prekindergarten/TK planning and implementation. Register at https://forms.gle/Ri2PALK5T9MxeDih6 .
TK First 5 Community Forum on April 1 from 9 am - 3 pm at the Embassy Suites Hotel in San Rafael. Learn about the new law, the changes that are coming to your school and your community, and ask questions. Opening remarks by Mary Jan Burke, Marin County Superintendent of Schools, and Dr. Bruce Fuller from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education. There will be breakout sessions by region to discuss workforce issues, funding, logistics, quality programs, and equity concerns. To RSVP, email Michelle@First5Marin.org This event is free and lunch will be provided.
Upcoming Professional Learning Workshops
Confronting Antisemitism Community Program with Survivor Testimony on March 30th at 6 pm, presented by Jewish and Family Children's Services Holocaust Center. To register or learn more, visit holocaustcenter.jfcs.org/workshops
History of European Antisemitism: Understanding the origins of the " longest hatred". March 22nd at 3:30 pm. This one-hour virtual workshop is primarily for 6-12 grade educators. Participants will examine four historical forms of antisemitism and primary sources. Facilitated by ICS. To register visit https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsd--rqz0vG9YrlaAZj-WZPvJMuMQFianW
Teaching About Judaism: Introduction to one of the world's oldest religions. This one-hour virtual workshop on April 13 is primarily for 6-12 grade educators and will be facilitated by staff from Institute for Curriculum Services. Participants will explore Judaism's beliefs, behaviors, and experiences of belonging and gain classroom-ready lessons & digital activities. To register visit https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlc-6grjkoHtPXXVF548UPjIqzevpdEIhB
Desired Results Development Profile (DRDP) training for TK and K teachers and principals on April 30. The DRDP- K is an assessment instrument designed for teachers to observe, document, and reflect on the learning, development, and progress of all children during the kindergarten year. There is a $250 incentive for participation. To learn more and to register, visit https://drdp_k_april_30_2022.eventbrite.com.
Legislation / JLAC
Upcoming Meeting: Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Please share your feedback from February 9, 2022
Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP)
Technical Assistance Sessions and Office Hours for 2022-2023 LCAP
Public Health Update Meeting for Marin Schools: Labor Leaders is Monday, March 7
Public Health Update Meeting for the School Community is Wednesday, March 9
Gun Violence Restraining Orders Virtual Training for Schools on March 24, 2022
Save the Date: March 29, 2022 The Fentanyl Crisis - A Call to Action
School to Career
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Introduction and Advanced Music Production
Free for Marin County high school students
3-hour workshop for students - run by students
Free virtual event for middle and high school students
Information meeting on Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Girl refers to gender expansive youth
Admission is free with registration
Seven class meetings, all held on Zoom
Free for Marin County high school students
Special Education / SELPA
Diagnostic Center: Behavior Supports in the Classroom: How to Implement Effective Reinforcement Strategies for Paraeducators - March 16th 1:00 p.m.