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VCOE and VCCCD Collaborate to Enhance Education at all Levels

VCOE and VCCCD Collaborate to Enhance Education at all Levels

  • 12/10/2015 2:43:00 PM
A joint meeting held on December 8 between the Board of Trustees for both the Ventura County Community College District and the Ventura County Office of Education reaffirmed the more than two-year collaboration between the districts and their commitment to provide educational and professional pathways for the students of Ventura County. “The partnership, which began in September 2013, was established as a joint resolution with a goal to, in part, ‘help all students and their families understan...
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Beautiful Student-Made Holiday Decorations Available

Beautiful Student-Made Holiday Decorations Available

  • 12/8/2015 9:56:00 AM
One-of-a-kind Christmas decorations made by students in the VCOE Career Education Center Floral Design program are available for purchase in the lobby of the VCOE conference center at 5100 Adolfo Rd. in Camarillo. These unique wreaths, centerpieces and tree ornaments will be on sale through December 18. All of the proceeds benefit the program. You may check availability by calling 805-437-1300. 
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Keeping Kids Safe at School: Resources for Educators

Keeping Kids Safe at School: Resources for Educators

  • 12/3/2015 9:45:00 AM
VCOE has compiled a list of resources for educators to help keep students safe at school. They include a sample threat assessment plan, a crisis response guide and a list of warning signs that could indicate violent behavior.
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VCOE Tech Chief Lauds New Effort to Protect Student Privacy

VCOE Tech Chief Lauds New Effort to Protect Student Privacy

  • 12/2/2015 8:36:00 AM
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe.org) has launched a new California Student Privacy Assessment – an independent, third-party review of K12 edtech products, services and websites to demonstrate that their privacy policies and practices meet the expectations of new California laws, as well as current federal student privacy regulations.
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Winners of VCOE-Hosted Robotics Competition Announced

Winners of VCOE-Hosted Robotics Competition Announced

  • 11/16/2015 10:16:00 AM
The winners of the first-ever VEX Robotics competition hosted by the Ventura County Office of Education have been announced. The "Nothing but Net" competition held Saturday in Camarillo featured robots built by middle and high school students from throughout Central and Southern California. The winners are: Tournament Champions• Viewpoint High School in Calabasas• James Monroe High School in North Hills• Grace Brethren Junior High and High Schools in Simi ValleyExcellence Award – Harvard-Wes...
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Science Fair Poster Contest Winner

Science Fair Poster Contest Winner

  • 10/8/2015 9:17:00 AM
The Ventura County Office of Education is pleased to announce that Audrey Kao, a sophomore at Westlake High School, submitted the winning artwork that will represent the 2016 Ventura County Science Fair.Audrey’s artwork features a pair of young students planting flags on a planet that spell out “STEAM,” an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Audrey’s drawing will be featured in posters, flyers and packets publicizing the event. The theme of the 2016 Science Fai...
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Double Honors for VCOE from Statewide Superintendents Group

Double Honors for VCOE from Statewide Superintendents Group

  • 10/5/2015 5:21:00 PM
It was a big day for the Ventura County Office of Education at the quarterly meeting of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA). Our Deputy Superintendent of Student Services Dr. Roger Rice was honored with the Star Award for his service on the Student Programs and Services Steering Committee. At the same time, our Associate Superintendent of Educational Services Dr. Valerie Chrisman was honored with the Star Award for her work on the Curriculum and Instru...
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