Eliminating Barriers to Learning (Series)

This comprehensive five-module training will focus on the early identification of mental health issues and effective classroom and school-wide strategies, and is appropriate for individual classroom teachers, district and site administrators, school nurses, mental health professionals, counselors, school social workers, other school staff, community partners or school site teams.  The five modules are as follows: […]

Math Textbook Adoption Toolkit

Mh2>Math Textbook Adoption Toolkit This workshop will provide some tools for analyzing curriculum and its alignment to the Common Core State Standards.  Our intent is to support districts as they engage in adopting new mathematics materials.   Target Audience:  Teachers, Site Administrators, Instructional Coaches Presenters:  Pam Tyson, Director of Ed Services,  CCCOE       […]

Equipping English Learners to Access CCSS in Mathematics

Equipping English Learners to Access CCSS in Mathematics The language demands of the CCSS are significant.  Every student, whether a native-English speaker or an English Learner, is expected to engage in conversation and discourse in the classroom.  Every student will also be expected to craft effective oral and written arguments.  Content teachers will play a […]

K-12 Schools Must Improve to Help East Bay Economy Stay Competitive

Last month Contra Costa County Supervisors were briefed on the region’s future job outlook by representatives from the Contra Costa Community College District, the county’s Workforce Development Board and the Contra Costa Council. These groups work with leaders from local industry to develop job training programs to meet employer needs. The discussion focused on job growth in the context of developing Contra Costa’s […]