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Press releases issued by the Sonoma County Office of Education and other news items related to Sonoma County schools are included here. Do you have questions about a story on this page or are you a member of the media seeking information for an article? Please contact Communications Specialist Jamie Hansen at jhansen@scoe.org or call her at 707-524-2620.

Interested in becoming a school administrator? Attend an information session!

01/16/2018 - Are you interested in becoming a school administrator? There is high demand for qualified school leaders in Sonoma County. The North Coast School of Education is accepting applications for its 2018-19 Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program (PASC). The PASC Program is designed to prepare exemplary administrators by building each participant's capacity to be an outstanding instructional, visionary, and courageous leader. NCSOE offers this state-accredited program in partnership with Placer County Office of Education. Read on to learn more and find out how to attend an information session. Read More...

Renowned school crisis expert assists Sonoma County Schools

01/11/2018 - SchonfeldDr. David Schonfeld, director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at USC and nationally renowned expert on helping schools recover from disasters, presented a workshop for Sonoma County school district superintendents and other school leaders on Wednesday, January 10 at the Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE). The presentation was part of a three-day visit to Sonoma County to consult with school districts and SCOE experts and help Sonoma County schools recover from the North Bay Firestorms. Read More...

Update on SCOE Fire Relief Efforts

01/04/2018 -

Since the North Bay Firestorm swept through our county two months ago, the Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE) has taken on a number of efforts assist schools, teachers, and students in fire recovery. This is an update on some of those efforts.

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Free Library Resources

01/04/2018 - Working with Michael Powell at the Sonoma County Office of Education, Capstone Press will offer free access to PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next to all elementary schools in Sonoma county starting January 1, 2018 and running until June 30th. This free service is offered to help students and schools recover from the North Bay fires.

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Kelly Schuetz Named Teacher of the Month

12/05/2017 - Kelly SchuetzKelly Schuetz, a fourth grade teacher at J.X. Wilson Elementary in Santa Rosa, has been named Sonoma County Teacher of the Month for November 2017. Ms. Schuetz put together a clothing and supply drive for the families in her school district that were affected by the fire. When the drive resulted in hundreds of boxes and thousands of items for fire victims, she found a storage facility and recruited students and fellow staff members to help her organize all the supplies. Then she organized a donation giveaway for any families in need. Read More...


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