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Reopening Postponed for VCOE-Operated Schools
Plans to begin reopening schools operated by the Ventura County Office of Education for in-person instruction are being postponed. This was a difficult decision that came after careful evaluation of the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases and expected delays in the distribution of the vaccine. For the t...
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Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Stan Mantooth Announces Retirement
Stan Mantooth today announced his intention to retire from his position as Ventura County Superintendent of Schools effective February 1, 2021. Mantooth has served as Superintendent of Schools since he was appointed to the position in 2008. He was then elected to the office by voters three times in ...
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AmeriCorps Volunteer Helping Promote Environmental Education in Ventura County
The effort to expand environmental education for Ventura County students is getting a boost from the national AmeriCorps volunteer program. Kate Bilse has joined the Ventura County Office of Education as an AmeriCorps volunteer for the 2020-21 school year. Bilse is a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Ob...
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Ventura County Schools Preparing for Reopening After Coronavirus Closures
Find out what school will look like when students return to class in the new edition of VCOE's Focus on Education.
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Two Ventura County Schools Win National Blue Ribbon Honors
Two Ventura County Schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020 by the U.S. Department of Education. The schools were selected based on or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. The Ventura County winners are among 367 public and private schools to be se...
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New VCOE Education Building Completed in Camarillo
The Ventura County Office of Education today marked the completion of the new Mary E. Samples Education Services Center building in Camarillo. The 29,944-square-foot, two-story building at 5250 Adolfo Rd. was finished just over two years after construction began. The building is the new, permanent h...
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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. Chil...
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COVID-19 Safety Information from Ventura County Public Health
The Ventura County Office of Education is sharing this important update from Ventura County Public Health.Ventura County continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, and we want to ensure that all residents have the information they need to prevent COVID-19 infection.It’s important to remem...
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Record Number of Migrant Students Enroll in Summer Program
A record number of migrant students have enrolled in a program that will provide important educational opportunities this summer in Ventura County. A total of 850 students have signed up for at-home summer instruction offered by the Migrant Education Program at the Ventura County Office of Educ...
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Meet the 2020 Ventura County Teacher of the Year
The Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) is pleased to announce that Eva Cherrie from Elmhurst Elementary School in the Ventura Unified School District (VUSD) is the 2020 Ventura County Teacher of the Year. Cherrie found out about the honor today when she joined her colleagues at the school for...
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