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Spelling Bee will go on after VCOE Helps Recruit New Sponsor
The Ventura County Spelling Bee, a 52 year local tradition, will continue now that SAGE Publishing has officially become its new sponsor. The Ventura County Office of Education helped with the search for a new Spelling Bee sponsor once it was known that the Ventura County Star would no longer be sponsoring the event. The 2018 competition, now titled The SAGE Ventura County Spelling Bee, will take place on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI). The ...
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Student Artists Invited to Enter Logo Design Contests

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Student Artists Invited to Enter Logo Design Contests
The Ventura County Office of Education is now accepting entries for our logo design contests for the 2018 Ventura County Science Fair, Mock Trial and Academic Decathlon. This is the first year for the Academic Decathlon logo design contest.The winning artwork will be prominently displayed on promotional and informational materials for these high-profile competitions and will be featured on commemorative pins for each event. The Science Fair logo design contest is open to grades 6-12. The Academi...
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School for Students with Autism is Seeking New Home

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School for Students with Autism is Seeking New Home
Triton Academy, a school that serves students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from throughout Ventura County, is in search of a new place to call home. For the past ten years, Triton Academy has operated at a campus in Camarillo leased from the Pleasant Valley School District (PVSD). PVSD has shared that, due to expected growth in enrollment, it anticipates needing the site for its own students for the 2018-19 school year. The district has asked Triton Academy to vacate the facility at 700 T...
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Free Programs Available for Students with Disabilities

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Free Programs Available for Students with Disabilities
Parents who suspect their child has a disability are advised to contact their local school district or the Ventura County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA). Federal and state laws require public schools to provide free and appropriate education for children with special needs. From birth through age 21, children and young adults with disabilities may qualify for special education programs in public schools.  Special education staff will help parents identify appr...
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Superintendent Mantooth Featured on KVTA Radio

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Superintendent Mantooth Featured on KVTA Radio
Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Stan Mantooth was the featured guest on "Big Money In the 805" with Mike Anderson on KVTA radio on Sunday. The conversation touches on recent trends in local education and efforts to prepare our students for a changing job market. Click the play button below to listen. Your browser doesn't support video.Please download the file: video/mp4  
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Shining Stars from the Ventura County Class of 2017

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Shining Stars from the Ventura County Class of 2017
From a young man who overcame the loss of his father to a budding film maker whose latest work is going viral online, the students graduating from Ventura County high schools this year are an impressive group. We're proud to introduce you to some of them in this edition of Focus on Education. Read it on your computer below or click here to view on your mobile device.   ...
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Meet the 2017 Ventura County Teacher of the Year

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Meet the 2017 Ventura County Teacher of the Year
The Ventura County Office of Education is pleased to announce that Leah Oviedo of Walnut Elementary School in the Conejo Valley Unified School District is the 2017 Ventura County Teacher of the Year. Oviedo and her students found out about the honor today when her family, local dignitaries and members of the media made a surprise visit to her classroom (photos and videos are available here).Oviedo has worked in education for 16 years and currently teaches fifth grade. She was nominated by Walnut...
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Champion of Migrant Students Receives Honorary Doctorate
Joe Mendoza, Director of Special Populations at the Ventura County Office of Education, who has championed the often-neglected population of migrant, homeless, at-risk or foster children received an honorary doctorate from CSU Channel Islands during the May 20 commencement ceremony.
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Teachers Recognized for Classroom Innovation with $13,500 in Grants
Teachers from throughout Ventura County are being honored with $13,500 in grants for developing innovative lessons for their students. At a ceremony Wednesday night in Oxnard, the Ventura County Office of Education will present 16 IMPACT II grants to teachers from nine schools in six local districts. The grants are funded by local businesses and organizations that wish to promote unique and creative teaching practices.The 16 winners were selected by judging teams comprised of educ...
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Winners of the VC Innovates 2017 Pathfinder Awards Announced
Today in Camarillo, VC Innovates 2017 Pathfinder Awards were presented to this year’s most innovative educators, business and community partners for their support of Career and Technical Education. Twenty-five award recipients selected by each of the education partner school districts as well as twelve business and community partners were recognized at a luncheon at the Spanish Hills Country Club. All of the honorees have played a pivotal role in bringing career and technical education opp...
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