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Investing In Our Youngest Learners

On October 13, 2016, the Santa Cruz County Office of Education (SCCOE) hosted The Raising of America.

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An Educational Journey by Debbie Reynon

Four and half years ago, I embarked on an educational journey to obtain my Bachelor’s Degree in Career and Technical Education.

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Santa Cruz COE Launches Language Ambassadors Program

The Santa Cruz COE Curriculum and Instruction Department is launching a new program to promote and celebrate multilingualism.

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The Raising of America Film Series Grows Community Awareness and Builds Hope for Young Children

A child’s earliest experiences not only leave a lasting impression on them, but studies now prove that early stressors can literally alter genetic structure.

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Sueños Program Participants Visit the San Francisco Exploratorium

Sueños Program participants and staff recently spent an exciting day visiting the Exploratorium on Pier 15 in San Francisco!

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Student Authors’ Fair 2016

Hundreds of students and families visited the Capitola Mall on April 30, 2016, for the annual Student Authors’ Fair. The Student Authors’ Fair (SAF), organized …

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County Office Leads the Way with California English Language Development (CA ELD) Standards

As the shift to Common Core State Standards moved into high gear, the County Office Curriculum and Instruction Department took the lead in ensuring that English learners would not be left behind.

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Special Education Post Senior Student Recognized at May Board Meeting

The Special Education Post Senior Community Based Program is one of the many stellar programs offered by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education.

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Serving and Advocating for Multilingual Learners

April is National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month!

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Maria Fátima Castro Honored with 2016 Plate of Bounty Award from the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association

The Plate of Bounty Award was bestowed on Maria Fátima Castro by the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association.

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Discovery. Exploration. Knowledge.

“Learning to be an effective educator is a journey. Wherever you begin, there are always new paths to explore and knowledge to acquire.”

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Project Rudolf 2015

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s Students in Transition (SIT) Program embarked on their second annual Project Rudolf in 2015.