Santa Cruz COE News

Dr. Faris Sabbah

Addressing Youth Homelessness

Dear community member, We often talk about the importance of stability at home on a child’s education and wellness. The most basic component of that ...
Dr. Faris Sabbah

Join the Holiday Food & Fund Drive

Dear community member, The Santa Cruz COE is proud to participate in the 2023 Holiday Food and Fund Drive hosted by Second Harvest Food Bank, which ...
Dr. Faris Sabbah

Understanding Assessment Data

Dear community member, Recently, the California Department of Education released English and math assessment data from the 2022-23 school year. While there are some encouraging ...

Robotics Clubs Make a Splash in Watsonville and Santa Cruz

Our inaugural Santa Cruz County Office of Education and X Academy Robotics Clubs have kicked off with a splash.

Spooky Faire, Livestream, Field Trip, and More: Highlights of Cypress’s October Adventures

Spooky Faire: Cypress has invited Del Mar Elementary on October 26th for a full day of child-friendly spooks! Cypress Livestream: The Cypress Livestream recording is ...
Local teachers Beth Shafer (Mission Hill Middle School) and Andy Gersh (Pacific Collegiate)

Santa Cruz County Math Teacher Circle Under Way

The 2023-24 Santa Cruz Math Teacher Math Circle has officially begun. In a lively and collaborative session titled “Are Circles Always Round,” UCSC Associate Math ...
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Educator and Family Resources in Response to Events in Israel and Gaza

Following a devastating terror attack against Israel on October 7, 2023, and amid ongoing battles between Hamas and Israel, it is important for educators and ...
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In the News: Santa Cruz COE steps up for student board members – California School Boards Association

A recent study conducted at the University of California, Santa Cruz, examined student trustee participation in board of education meetings in the county and offered ...