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San Joaquin County 7th and 8th Grade Math Tournament Results

The fifth annual San Joaquin County Math Tournament for grades seven and eight was held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the San Joaquin County Office of Education. Nearly 170 ...

Migrant Education Region 23 Request For Proposal

San Joaquin County Office of Education, Migrant Education Program (MEP) is seeking proposals from interested, independent, established and experienced outside educational agencies to conduct a Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA) of ...

Venture Academy’s New Energy Students Visit Capital

PG&E and California State Department of Education provide funding for students at Venture Academy to participate in courses focusing on energy efficiency. These students are in Venture’s New Energy Academy.  ...

Students perform at SJC Middle School Honors Concert

On March 7, over 200 students from 10 San Joaquin County districts representing 34 schools had the opportunity to showcase their musical talents at the 2015 San Joaquin County Middle ...

SJCOE's IT Tech has heart of a lamb and courage of a lion

Favian Moreno, San Joaquin County Office of Education’s Technical Support Specialist of Information Technology, has the heart of a lamb and courage of a lion. Anyone will attest it upon ...

Turn your dream into reality by signing up today!

Turn your dreams into a reality and do what you love by signing up for the Career Academy of Cosmetology (CAC), today! CAC is now making it more affordable with ...

Kaiser supports schools performance

On March 12, students from George Washington Elementary School of Lodi Unified School District watched intently as Kaiser Permanente's Educational Theatre performed The Best Me.  

The performance encouraged students to ...

Re-Think Your Drink

On March 11, nearly 20 people attended the Re-Think Your Drink parent workshop presented by the University of California Cooperative Extension San Joaquin. This workshop was offered through San Joaquin ...

WorkStartYES needs your help!

Do you know an out-of-school teenager, age 16-18, who is in need of academic or employment assistance?  If you answered yes, than refer him/her to WorkStartYES!  

WorkStartYES assists youth with ...

The SEIS & EDJOIN Conference is now accepting registrations!

The Eighth Annual Special Education Information System (SEIS) & EDJOIN Conference (CSC2015) will be in Anaheim, California in May 2015 and it is the largest conference yet! CSC2015 will feature ...

Partnership provides career paths for graduates

On March 11, the First Annual Building Trades Council Career Fair was held at San Joaquin Building Futures Academy (SJBFA). Leaders from unions, organizations, and agencies shared their time and ...

Cleaning up Stockton and learning job skills

San Joaquin Regional Conservation Corps members are doing their part to beautify the City of Stockton as the Graffiti Abatement Technician and Clean Up Crew.

Arturo Aleman, ...

Microsoft/Google field trip inspires Delta students & staff

By: James Vergara, Public Information Officer, San Joaquin Delta College 

Seeing is believing … such was the case for 40 San Joaquin Delta College Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) and Science, ...

Escalon High School receives major facelift

In November of 2012, the Escalon community overwhelmingly approved Measure B to modernize our schools. Slated first for modernization was Escalon High, which had some school buildings more than 60-years ...

Lammersville provides STEM college and career opportunities

Over the past two years Lammersville Unified School District worked to build a fully articulated, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) focused pathway program that will provide our students college ...

Testing will make it an interesting journey for New Hope

New Hope Elementary School students have spent the majority of this year preparing for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) testing. Teachers are working extremely hard to ...

March's edition of Balanced Education is now available!

Click here to read it!

State Superintendent Tom Torlakson Starts New Era of Student

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson launched a new era of student testing in California today, providing online exams in English language arts/literacy and mathematics to more than ...

Annual San Joaquin County Regional Science Olympiad B/C

More than 700 San Joaquin County students participated in the 29th annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Competition for Division B (middle school) and Division C (high school) at University ...

ACE & 49ers Museum Field Trips

There is a STEM education opportunity for this region’s K-8 grade students. The San Francisco 49ers Museum provides a learning platform that connects, inspires and engages students by using football ...

Collaborative Book Study 2014/15

Do you have a stack of professional books that you have been meaning to read, but can never find time to read? Join the SJCOE Collaborative Book Study and engage ...

California English Language Development Test Spring 2015

DATE: May 15

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: San Joaquin County Office of Education, Stockton

COST: $75

REGISTER: http://inside.sjcoe.org/attachments/780CELDTSpring2015.pdf 

Curriculum Breakfast

Deepen your understanding and expand your skills at the SJCOE Curriculum Breakfast. Education practitioners share their expertise, lessons learned and next steps at the SJCOE Curriculum Breakfast. Anticipate timely and ...

Academic Pentathlon

In the Academic Pentathlon, teams of sixth-graders vie in separate five-event academic competitions. The program encourages and rewards academic excellence among students of all ability levels. It provides an environment ...

Conservation Corps - Spiral of opportunity

STOCKTON — Arturo Aleman pulled up to a curb last week in a city-owned pickup truck, switched on a mechanical sprayer and fired a cleansing coat of white paint over a ...

Leading at the Speed of Trust

Develop skills and knowledge in building high-trust relationships and a high-trust organization. For more information, visit http://inside.sjcoe.org/attachments/565SpeedofTrust.pdf.

DATE: May 4 - 5

TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Wentworth Education Center, San ...

Academic Pentathlon

In the Academic Pentathlon, teams of seventh- and eighth-graders vie in separate five-event academic competitions. The program encourages and rewards academic excellence among students of all ability levels. It provides ...

County Math Tournament

This is an excellent way for schools to promote excellence in math, to raise student test scores, to increase student self-esteem, to develop problem-solving skills and finally, to hone both ...

Collaborative Conversations

The Common Core State Standards for Speaking and Listening require students to participate in collaborative conversations about grade-level topics and texts. This workshop will provide teachers with knowledge and resources ...

San Joaquin County leadership

In the last couple of school years, San Joaquin County’s 14 school districts experienced leadership transitions including a new County Superintendent of Schools. Here’s a look at the educational leaders ...

Kids flex their mental muscles at Science & Engineering Fair

STOCKTON — “OK, next I’m gonna let you taste my burps!” Dr. Proton bellows, lab goggles slightly askew.

“Ewwww!” comes the cry from dozens of kids, half-horrified and half-hysterical, torn between ...

57th Annual SJC Science and Engineering Fair

After reviewing approximately 300 projects, the winners of the 57th Annual San Joaquin County Science and Engineering Fair were announced on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the San Joaquin County ...

Reaching Reluctant Writers workshop

All students need strong writing skills. Participants will learn about simple things that can be done in class to make a big difference in developing the writing skills of all ...

California State Elementary Spelling Bee

San Joaquin County Office of Education coordinates the California State Elementary Spelling Bee Championship, which is open to all 58 California counties.   

DATE: April 18

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: ...

Communication Severity Scales workshop

This workshop will share the development and utilization of the Communication Severity Scales (CSS). The Language Speech and Hearing (LSH) workgroup in the North Inland SELPA in San Diego County ...

Avinash Raina High School Math Competition

The Avinash Raina Foundation and University of the Pacific’s Math Club are hosting University of the Pacific’s Avinash Raina High School Math Competition. High school students will compete in an ...

Arts, Media and Entertainment Leadership Institute

The state’s first Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME) Leadership Institute is a two-day professional development conference for educators and industry leaders who are involved in the Arts, Media and Entertainment ...

New training tool for school workers to report child abuse

An online tool to help school employees receive the annual training they need to identify and report suspected cases of child abuse and/or neglect is now available.

Starting this year, ...

Close Reading and Beyond: Text Dependent Questions K - 12

Close Reading and Beyond: Text Dependent Questions K - 12 provides participants with an introduction to close reading with a focus on text-dependent questions, a key component in providing scaffolded instruction ...

Math Smart Tutoring available at Troke Library

Math Smart Tutoring is provided free for any sixth- through 12-grade student who needs extra help. For more information, call 209-937-8221 or visit ssjcpl.org.

DATES: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays thru May ...

Caring for San Joaquin's Homeless, One Child at a Time

A homeless child often carries their entire life in a backpack, and in San Joaquin County, hundreds of children live with so little to call their own. Thanks to tireless ...

Play like a champion

Laughter and sarcasm fill room S1 at Manteca High School as the reigning County Academic Decathlon champions prepare for the State competition on March 19-22 in Sacramento. The students confidently ...

Ed Ahead March 2015

The monthly Ed Ahead is compiled by the California Department of Education’s (CDE) Communications Division and contains a current schedule of upcoming events. 

This information also may be viewed on the ...

Students Prosecute And Defend In San Joaquin County

The final championship round of the San Joaquin County Mock Trial competition took place on February 28 at the San Joaquin County Courthouse followed by an awards ceremony at the ...

Venture lays down law with one-point win in Mock Trial

STOCKTON — Over the past two weeks, students from 10 San Joaquin County schools participated in a series of proceedings as part of the 2015 Mock Trial competition, an annual event ...

SJC SELPA Staff Development Bulletin

Please see the attached flyer for information on upcoming professional development workshops during March and April 2015.

Stockton's ship-building lore

Long-time residents of San Joaquin County will know some of Stockton’s lore as a major ship builder, of both river-going and ocean-going craft. Newer residents may not know the history; ...

Micke Grove’s Zoo Mobile program brings wildlife to students

Micke Grove’s Zoo Mobile program brings wildlife to students at Needham Elementary School

Sometimes, you don’t need to pack your child a sack ...

Students build futures while embracing past on USS Lucid

STOCKTON — At first, restoring the USS Lucid may have seemed like a mad dream. After all, it’s an all-wood, 60-year-old minesweeper, 171-feet long and weighing 775 tons. ...

Whole-child approach becoming great equalizer

The day after Manteca Unified launched its historic initiative to equip every student from the youngest kindergartner on up with a digital device in January, a mother gratefully approached Superintendent ...