VCOE News

Students with Autism Begin Summer School at New Camarillo Campus
About 60 students with autism began summer school today at the brand new campus of Triton Academy, located at 550 Airport Way near the Camarillo Airport.The campus was built from the ground up in just seven months. The project began with the demolition of the old Cowan Center, which used to serve as a conference facility for the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE). Consisting of relocatable buildings, the new campus features ten classrooms, life and motor skills facilities, a library, staf...
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School for Students with Autism to Get Brand New Home

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School for Students with Autism to Get Brand New Home
The Ventura County Office of Education officially broke ground on a new special education school in Camarillo Monday evening. The 29,944-square-foot, two-story building will become the new, permanent home of Triton Academy, which serves students with autism in third through twelfth grades. The new school will be located next to the VCOE Conference and Educational Services Center on Adolfo Road.Triton Academy is moving out of its longtime campus on Temple Ave. in Camarillo, which is owned by the ...
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Superintendent's Letter to the Graduating Class of 2018

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Superintendent's Letter to the Graduating Class of 2018
Dear Members of the Senior Class of 2018: This month thousands of you have crossed the threshold from high school to adulthood as you gather your diplomas and your many years of hard work and move on to your future. It’s an amazing accomplishment and one for which you should feel deep pride. You are well aware of the dedication and hard work it took to earn your diploma. Many of you juggled extracurricular activities, family obligations, volunteer work and part-time jobs while complet...
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Inspiring Stories from Ventura County's Graduating Seniors
She lost her home to the Thomas Fire in the middle of her senior year, but it didn't stop her from achieving her dreams. He's a competitive snowboarder who's part of the first graduating class of Ventura County's newest high school. They're just two of the graduating seniors we're proud to introduce you to in this edition of Focus on Education.
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Tips on Talking to Kids about School Shootings

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Tips on Talking to Kids about School Shootings
In the wake of yet another school shooting, our thoughts are with the friends and loved ones of the victims in Texas. Since many students will have questions and fears about their own safety, we are offering the following resources to help parents and educators respond in the most appropriate way.American Psychological Association• Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting• Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting• Talking to ...
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Career Education Heroes Honored at Pathfinder Awards

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Career Education Heroes Honored at Pathfinder Awards
Today in Camarillo, VC Innovates 2018 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 thirteen 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 o...
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Ventura County Teachers Honored for Innovation in the Classroom
Teachers from throughout Ventura County are being honored with $13,000 in grants for developing innovative lessons for their students. At a ceremony tonight in Oxnard, the Ventura County Office of Education presented 22 IMPACT II grants to 30 teachers from 12 schools in eight local districts. The grants are funded by local businesses and organizations that wish to promote unique and creative teaching practices.The winners were selected by judging teams comprised of educators and c...
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Meet the 2018 Ventura County Teacher of the Year

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Meet the 2018 Ventura County Teacher of the Year
The Ventura County Office of Education is pleased to announce that Kirsten Barajas of Juan Soria Elementary School in the Oxnard School District is the 2018 Ventura County Teacher of the Year. Barajas 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.See Video and Photos of the Surprise AnnouncementBarajas is in her 19th year as an educator in the Oxnard School District. She currently teaches sixth ...
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Dr. Roger Rice Named Educational Leader of the Year

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Dr. Roger Rice Named Educational Leader of the Year
Dr. Roger Rice, Deputy Superintendent for Student Services at the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE), was honored today by the Ventura County Leadership Academy (VCLA) as its Educational Leader of the Year. Dr. Rice received his award today at the VCLA Journey to Leadership Awards Luncheon, which is the premier event in the county recognizing leaders who have made an exceptional impact in our community.“I can think of no one more deserving of this honor,” said Stan Mantooth, V...
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Big Ways that Big Data is Reshaping Local Education

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Big Ways that Big Data is Reshaping Local Education
More than ever before, we have the tools to measure and analyze the performance of our students and schools at an extraordinary level of detail. Here in Ventura County, several initiatives are harnessing the power of information to benefit students starting in preschool and continuing through higher education. In this edition of Focus on Education, find out how Ventura County educators are putting the education data revolution to work for our students. Read it below on your computer or tap ...
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