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SJCOE employees win ACSA awards

In the wake of implementing Common Core State Standards, adopting Local Control and Accountability Plans, and serving some of the neediest students—excellence is a necessity. This year, the Association of ...

SJC celebrates the graduation of Floormasters trainees

WHAT:                                       A Graduation for the first cohort of Floormasters apprentices, where ...

Are you ready to pursue your doctorate?

University of the Pacific's Benerd School of Education will offer a doctoral program in partnership with Teachers College of San Joaquin. Attend one of the information meetings to learn more: ...

San Joaquin County Spelling Bee

T-E-T-A-N-U-S, “tetanus” … rolled off the tongue of James Quiaoit on December 3 allowing him to reign as the 2014/15 San Joaquin County Spelling Bee Champion of the Junior Division.

Quiaoit, ...

Your district needs your voice

It’s time for round two of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and we need you! Last year all California districts made its way through temporary, and often vague, regulations ...

Linden community honors veterans

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice was declared between Germany and the Allied nations. On this day, one year later, ...

Ripon Unified School District transforms education

By: Lisa Cheney, Ed.S., Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Director of Student Services, Ripon Unified School District

Ripon Unified is well known for its staunch belief in the Inclusion Model. Last year, ...

SJC Honors Concert students receive standing ovation

On January 10, nearly 300 students from 10 San Joaquin County districts shared their musical talents at the 2015 San Joaquin County High School Honors Concert, held at San Joaquin ...

PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship Program

Each year, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E awards 10 renewable Bright Minds scholarhips of up to $20,000 per year for up to five years and 90 one-time $2,000 scholarhips. Over ...

San Joaquin County schools are looking to fill vacancies

WHAT:                                     The 2015 San Joaquin County Office of Education Teacher Recruitment Fair ...

AB 1667 TB Screening

The provisions of AB 1667, which became effective January 1, 2015, replaces universal TB testing for private, parochial, public K-12 school and nursery school employees and volunteers. 

Attached are some FAQ's ...

More than 3,000 Stockton third-graders gear up for AgVenture

WHAT:                                      Third-graders from the Stockton area will tour the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds and experience agriculture through presentations of plants, animals, and farm machinery. Students will learn ...

SJC High School Honors Concert

San Joaquin County high school students will perform on Saturday at the 60th Annual SJC High School Honors Concert

On January 10, grades nine through 12 will use ...

James Mousalimas Sworn In

On Friday, January 9, San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) hosted a public swearing-in ceremony for its new County Superintendent of Schools, James A. Mousalimas. Tori Verber-Salazar, San Joaquin County District ...

SJC SELPA Professional Development Bulletin

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

Stockton Salvation Army: Bringing joy to families

STOCKTON — Hundreds of needy families converged on the Salvation Army facility in downtown Stockton on Saturday for the organization’s annual holiday toy distribution, forming a line that stretched around the ...

Students serve up courtroom drama at Mock Trial Invitational
STOCKTON — Glancing anxiously at his defense team, Hunter Sellers took the stand and braced himself for a barrage of tough questions before throwing his former best friend under the bus. ...
SubFinder Changes

Contact information for the SubFinder Attendance tracking system will be changing effective December 23, 2014.

SubFinder Changes! Effective December 23, 2014 

New SubFinder contact information:

SubFinder Phone Number: 844-432-6704  

SubFinder Online URL: https://sjcoe.subfinderonline.com 

Contact ...

Paper Angel Tree Campaign

SJCOE employees partner with the Salvation Army this holiday season

Salvation Army Paper Angel Trees are on display in the Wentworth Education Center and Nelson Center lobbies.

Each white paper angel represents ...

No joke, pyrometallurgical decides county spelling bee

STOCKTON — Everything was going fine until the spellmaster read the next word: pyrometallurgical.

Wait … what? That’s right: pyro-metal-lurgi-cal.

Brookside sixth-grader Sepenta Shirvan of Lodi Unified couldn’t help it; she laughed when ...

Shining light on dark chapter of Stockton's history

STOCKTON — Perhaps more moving for what you don’t see than what you do, a grainy black-and-white photo taken just before he was shipped overseas shows Pvt. Ben Mitsuo Hatanaka in ...

SJCOE awarded grant for civil rights education

The San Joaquin County Office of Education has been awarded grant funding through the National Park Service to provide professional development for civil rights education.

In collaboration with the Fred T. ...

Are you ready to pursue your Doctorate?

Our own Teachers College of San Joaquin is offering a doctoral program in partnership with University of the Pacific, Benerd School of Education.  The program is set to begin in ...

Scholarships, grant funding for 31 organizations!

C B Merchant Services has announced $105,000 in grant funding and scholarships will be awarded to 31 community benefit organizations.

“We are proud to continue a long history of investing in and ...

Scholarships available for local students

The 2014-15 Lincoln Center Scholarship program applications are now available. Six San Joaquin County high school seniors received scholarships from the Lincoln Center Scholarship program in 2013-14. The recipients ...

Preschool autism program makes CONNECTIONS!

San Joaquin County Office of Education announces a new name for its preschool autism program: CONNECTIONS!

CONNECTIONS! refers to its 12 San Joaquin County preschool autism classes that serve ...

Learn about the new framework

The new English Language Arts (ELA)/ English Language Development (ELD) framework has the potential to impact teaching and learning in profound ways.

On July 9, 2014, the State Board ...

C B Merchant Services Announces Grants and Scholarships

C B Merchant Services Announces Grants and Scholarships for Local Community

The funding supports local organizations and scholarships for high school students pursuing higher education.

In October, C B Merchant ...

2015 Cortopassi Excellence in Teaching Awards

Do you know of an outstanding math, science, and/or alternative education high school teacher? Would you like him or her to receive $5,000, in addition to $5,000 awarded to their ...

Students find out how government works

STOCKTON — Dozens of high school students fanned out across San Joaquin County on Thursday, getting an up-close look at the work done by county government agencies while having a chance ...

Web tool to help improve student success

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson introduced a new online tool, the Quality Schooling Framework (QSF), to offer guidelines and spread best practices to administrators to help them ...

Online educator community to improve student success

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced an enhanced web site called Digital Chalkboard that provides teachers with a virtual meeting place to collaborate, get training to improve ...

Teachers: Download EPA Resources for Your Classroom

1. Help students learn about environmental health and empower them to take steps in their everyday lives to protect the environment. Click here to learn more.

2. Looking for more resources ...

Use the Environmental Protection Agency programs!

1. Take Action to improve children's health at your school. EPA's comprehensive schools website offers all the resources you need to establish, maintain, or enhance a school environmental health program. Find ...

Response approaches for active intruders and shooters

The United States Department of Homeland Security and United States Department of Education recently shifted their response approaches for active intruders/shooters. In August, SJCOE provided training for all employees. 

Watch ...

Celebrate Success in the 2015 Art Contest!

November 7

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) and the F3 Education Awards Foundation partnered as sponsors of the 5th Annual Celebrate Success Art Contest. As part of the F3 Education ...

Countryside Farms welcomes you!

It's a countryside farm

off a busy old street,

growing berries for pies

or just pick them to eat.

There's pumpkin for bread

or for carving a face,

rabbits and goats

and a huge stack of hay.

Tractors ...

CalSTRS Basics Workshop

This workshop describes how the CalSTRS hybrid retirement system fits into your overall retirement planning, with a focus on:

 

  • Your CalSTRS benefits
  • Ways to identify and fill your retirement gap
  • How to utilize ...
CalSTRS Fundamentals Workshop

CalSTRS Fundamentals Workshop

This workshop includes the basics of your CalSTRS retirement with a focus on:

  • Ways to increase your defined benefit
  • How to effectively plan for retirement
  • Setting a retirement goal

CalSTRS workshops are ...

CalSTRS Fundamentals Workshop

CalSTRS Fundamentals Workshop

This workshop includes the basics of your CalSTRS retirement with a focus on:

  • Ways to increase your defined benefit
  • How to effectively plan for retirement
  • Setting a retirement goal

CalSTRS workshops are ...

2014 SJC Classified School Employees of the Year

On June 12, 2014, an awards dinner honored San Joaquin County Classified School Employees of the Year for their dedication and service to students. Premier Community Credit Union and San ...

Calling all high school artists!

October 14: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or October 16: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Art Expressions of San Joaquin is hosting its 2nd Annual High School Student Art ...

Program allows scientists to share their expertise

STOCKTON — If a mind is a terrible thing to waste, how much more so to waste the collective knowledge of a generation of scientists, teachers, engineers, physicists, pilots and other ...

Welcome from Julie Penn

Welcome back to school Stockton Unified! I am so looking forward to working with our schools, teachers, staff and students, and their families this year. It’s our first year teaching ...

Rocket science is more than geeks

STOCKTON — Actually, it is rocket science. And the fifth-graders circled around NASA research scientist Ruben Ramos might have been a little skeptical when they first filed in, but after forming ...

Adopted 2014-2015 SJCOE LCAP

The San Joaquin County Office of Education would like to thank you for taking the time to review the adopted version of San Joaquin COE’s LCAP.  If you have any ...

The top scientists in the County

Passionate about Science? San Joaquin County Office of Education’s Teaching Opportunities for Partners in Science (TOPS) program is looking for partners who are willing to volunteer 8-10 hours a ...

Get your venture on!

Venture On Challenge Ropes Course provides adventure-learning experiences that challenge individuals to push beyond their perceived limits and work effectively with others, think creatively about problems, trust, and have ...

SJC SELPA Staff Development Bulletin - October 2014

Please see the attached flyer for information on upcoming professional development workshops and trainings during October and November 2014.

Students break the mold with brand new recording studio

On October 2, there will be endless possibilities for music enthusiasts as they celebrate the opening of one of the most advanced recording studios in this County. As part of ...