2017 in Review

Program
  • Yolo County Career Academy Charter School petition approved by Yolo County Board of Education December 12. School to open Fall 2018.
  • Support of CTE program at Cesar Chavez Community School in Manufacturing and Product Design in partnership with Marquez Designs
  • Continued support of Cesar Chavez Community School Arts program in partnership with Yolo Arts
  • Revision of AB602 funding allocation and ERMHS service delivery model
  • Summer School Programs held at Cesar Chavez Community School and Dan Jacobs Juvenile Hall School
  • Early Childhood Education staff visited the Museum of Tolerance
  • Cesar Chavez Community School developed partnership with Northern California Trykers
  • WASC accreditation completed and given to Cesar Chavez Community School (6 years) and Dan Jacobs Juvenile Hall School (3 years)
  • Hecho a Mano Spring Break Course in partnership with Marquez Design and Taller Arte Nuevo Amanecer
  • Extended school year sessions at Greengate, Woodland High School, Davis High School, and Adult Living Skills in Davis.
  • Assessment and completion of study of revised SELPA AB 602 allocation plan for 2018-19 academic year
  • COE Facility Planning committee established to facilitate discussion for Career Academy Charter, Head Start, and Special Education
  • American Reading Company coaching for Alternative Education staff
  • Partnerships with Esparto and Winters School Districts to open up Head Start classrooms on their district campuses for 2018-19
  • Yolo County SELPA held a transition symposium for one hundred high students with disabilities to enhance their college and career readiness
  • Coordination with Head Start and SELPA to increase special education services
  • New Head Start preschool class opened at Plainfield Elementary School
  • Partnership with Cesar Chavez Community School and Greengate School to provide physical education support every week

 

Leadership

  • Coordination of meeting (April 27) with Senator Bill Dodd and Assemblywoman Cecila Aguiar Curry. Meeting included county superintendents from Napa, Solano, and Sonoma. 
  • Member of CA County Superintendents Educational Services Association legislative and charter school committee
  • P-20 Collaborative Meeting – October 20
  • Partnership with YCOE Information Technology and Yolo County Employment Services
  • Support for opening of Yolo-Sutter Center for Teacher Credentialing
  • Yolo County K-12 Administrator Welcome Back Breakfast – July 27
  • Nominated and elected to serve as Chair of Adult Education Block Grant Consortium
  • Implementation of YCOE employee’s classification and compensation study
  • Provided LCAP District Support meetings
  • Held first ever meeting of North Valley Information Technology Regional Group which includes Yolo, Napa, and Solano Counties
  • Yolo/Colusa/Yuba County Office of Education three county consortium Professional Learning Network
  • Member of CA School Boards Association Charter School Committee
  • Student Operations Service facility improvement
  • North Valley (Yolo, Solano, Napa) CETPA Regional Group met at YCOE
  • Yolo County Office Education Administrators Retreat at Yolo Fliers Club – August 8
  • Alternative School staff visit Cesar Chavez National site in Kern County – August 11
  • Yolo County Human Resource Directors meetings held
  • Secured funding from The California Endowment for February 2018 Yolo County African American Student Leadership Conference - $15,000.00
  • Awarding of two state CTE grants for Teacher Mentorship and development of a statewide Teacher Externship Toot kit 
  •  Union negotiation completed for 2016-17
    • YEA, CESA and AFSCME
    •  Sponsorship of following events:
    •    State of the State of California Education – January
    •  Youth in Transition Conference – February
    •   Creating Safe Places Conference – February
    •   Marin Luther King Remembrance Presentation – February
    •   State of Young Children Forum – March
    •   Role of Yolo County Law Enforcement in Enforcing Unauthorized Detained Immigrants – March
    •   Cesar Chavez Legacy Dinner – March
    •  LGBTQ Forum on April
    •  College and Career Readiness 2nd Annual Alternative Education Youth Conference 
    •  Human Trafficking
    • Yolo County Elected Officials and Leaders Breakfast – October
    • Building a Resilient Yolo – October
    • STEM Middle School Girls Conference – November
    • Yolo County Educational Leaders Breakfast – November
    • Fear to Friendship Muslim Dinner – December
    • Trauma Informed Practice – December
    • Promoting Excellence Through Equity in California School – December  

 

               Kinders go to College at Woodland Community College and Sacramento City College

               Hosted dinner for Ruben Contreras at YCOE

               2nd Annual Yolo County African American Youth Conference held in West Sacramento on February

               Collaboration with Yolo County District Attorney’s Office to provide Multi-Cultural Community Council Three-day Youth Leadership Academy for 17 students

 

 

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