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Champions of Career Education Honored at 2019 Pathfinder Awards
Ventura County businesses and educators who are leading the way in advancing career-related education were honored today in Camarillo at the 2019 Pathfinder Awards. The awards were presented by VC Innovates, a program of the Ventura County Office of Education in partnership with the Ventura County Community College District. VC Innovates connects businesses and schools to provide career education opportunities for middle school, high school and community college students.Twenty-four award recipi...
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Meet the Former Marine Named Ventura County Teacher of the Year
The Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) is pleased to announce that Jan-Erik Sand of Isbell Middle School in the Santa Paula Unified School District (SPUSD) is the 2019 Ventura County Teacher of the Year. Sand and his students found out about the honor today when his family, local dignitaries and members of the media made a surprise visit to his classroom. (Video and photos are available here.) Sand currently teaches an innovative engineering course that uses project-based learni...
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$10,000 in Grants Awarded to Innovative Ventura County Teachers
Teachers from throughout Ventura County are being honored with $10,000 in grants for developing innovative lessons for their students. At a ceremony tonight in Oxnard, the Ventura County Office of Education will present 14 IMPACT II grants to 23 teachers from nine schools in seven 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 educ...
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Dianne Miller is Teacher of the Year for VCOE Schools

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Dianne Miller is Teacher of the Year for VCOE Schools
The Ventura County Office of Education is proud to announce that Dianne Miller has been selected Teacher of the Year for VCOE-operated schools. As a teacher at VCOE's Phoenix School in Camarillo, Miller serves students with serious emotional and behavioral issues. In her 14 years as an educator, Miller has also worked to enhance the lives of students with special needs, including learning disabilities and autism. "She works daily to create positive learning environments for al...
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Help Set Local Education Priorities by Taking a Quick Survey
Now is your chance to have a say in setting goals and funding priorities for the next school year. The Ventura County Office of Education is seeking your input as we create a plan that will serve as an education road map for the future. It's called the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) and it will help ensure that funding for VCOE-operated schools gets to where it's needed most.Community input is a key part of the plan, so please take a few moments to complete the brief survey...
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Dr. Cesar Morales Named New VCOE Associate Superintendent
After an extensive search, the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) is pleased to announce that Dr. Cesar Morales has been named the new Associate Superintendent of Student Services. Dr. Morales will be joining VCOE from the Oxnard School District, where he has served as Superintendent for nearly six years. In his new role, Dr. Morales will lead VCOE’s Student Services Branch, which is comprised of special education schools, alternative schools, charter school oversight, migrant ...
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2019 Ventura County Science Fair Winners Announced

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2019 Ventura County Science Fair Winners Announced
The winners of the 2019 Ventura County Science Fair were announced at an awards ceremony this evening at the VCOE Conference and Educational Services Center in Camarillo. At tonight’s ceremony, awards were presented in 14 scientific categories including microbiology, engineering and chemistry. In addition, local companies and organizations selected winners in 11 special categories. The winning entries were chosen by local science, engineering and industry professionals who v...
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Trinity Pacific Wins 2019 Ventura County Mock Trial

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Trinity Pacific Wins 2019 Ventura County Mock Trial
Trinity Pacific Christian School in Thousand Oaks is the winner of the 2019 Ventura County Mock Trial for the second year in a row. The Mock Trial results were announced this evening at an awards ceremony at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. Here is how the top eight teams placed:1. Trinity Pacific – Silver Team2, St. Bonaventure3. Santa Susana – Locke Team4. Oaks Christian – Gold Team5. Westlake6. Adolfo Camarillo – Scorpions Team7. La Reina8. Oak Park – Black Tea...
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VCOE Remembers Dr. James Cowan

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VCOE Remembers Dr. James Cowan
Dr. James Cowan, who served as Ventura County Superintendent of Schools for 24 years and left an indelible mark on Ventura County education, has passed away at the age of 87. “Jim was a true champion for all students and education in general,” said Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Stan Mantooth. “During his tenure, he built a wonderful legacy for us all which continues to this day.”That legacy includes the establishment of the local career education program for pu...
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Four Remaining Teams to Face Off in Mock Trial Finals Feb. 28
Four local high school teams emerged victorious from Wednesday night’s semifinals of the 2019 Ventura County Mock Trial competition. The final four teams that will face off in tonight’s last round are:• Saint Bonaventure• Trinity Pacific (Silver)• Oaks Christian (Gold)• Santa Susana (Locke)Saint Bonaventure and Trinity Pacific will be competing for 1st and 2nd place. Oaks Christian and Santa Susana will be competing for 3rd and 4th place. The four remaining teams ...
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