James J Brescia

James J. Brescia, Ed.D.

Message from the Superintendent

I consider it an honor and privilege to serve as your County Superintendent of Schools.  I pledge to provide leadership and service for all schools throughout San Luis Obispo County.  The County Superintendent of Schools serves as a spokesperson and advocate for the San Luis Obispo County students, staff and parents. The partnerships between the schools, families, and the larger community are the backbone of any success in the changing world of education.

Research indicates that whom we train and employ as our classroom teachers and school principals, has a great deal of influence on student success. We cannot underestimate the value of a highly qualified teacher or school administrator.  It is imperative that we act now to encourage intelligent young people to consider education as a profession.

Mission

To promote student success by supporting the work of local school districts, delivering specialized student services, and providing countywide leadership and advocacy for the needs of all children.

James J. Brescia, Ed.D., Superintendent

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Your Students, Your Schools - SLOCOE Child Development Program
Check out the new episode of Your Students, Your Schools! Instilling a Love of Learning at a Young Age.
We take a look at San Gabriel West and Nipomo Pre-School programs. See them learning in the classroom and having fun getting to know friends at Rancho de los Animales.

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Do you know someone who would be a good teacher? Here's a fast track program to get them credentialed in as short as a year!

For more info, go to lunchlearnslocoe.eventbrite.com to RSVP for a FREE event to learn more about the Multiple Subject Credential Cohort opportunity at San Luis Obispo County of Education.

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Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Lunch & Learn
Thursday, June 30th 12:00 to 1:00pm
San Luis Obispo County of Education: 3350 Education Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Join us for lunch and learn about the upcoming Multiple Subject Credential Cohort opportunity at San Luis Obispo County of Education.

If you currently hold a bachelor’s degree and have considered pursuing a career in teaching, you do not want to miss this special information session. We will be covering details about the program, scholarship opportunities, cost, and much more!

The event is FREE, but RSVP is required. Please RSVP by visiting: lunchlearnslocoe.eventbrite.com
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Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Lunch & Learn
Thursday, June 30th  12:00 to 1:00pm
San Luis Obispo County of Education:  3350 Education Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
 
Join us for lunch and learn about the upcoming Multiple Subject Credential Cohort opportunity at San Luis Obispo County of Education.
 
If you currently hold a bachelor’s degree and have considered pursuing a career in teaching, you do not want to miss this special information session.  We will be covering details about the program, scholarship opportunities, cost, and much more!
 
The event is FREE, but RSVP is required.  Please RSVP by visiting: http://lunchlearnslocoe.eventbrite.com

Congratulations to Templeton Elementary School for being one of 780 elementary schools honored under the Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program! Additionally, Templeton Elementary Schools also received recognition for their Exemplary Arts Program.

The Gold Ribbon Awards recognize California schools that have made gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. These include the California Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, California English Language Development Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards.

"These schools shine as bright beacons for others, putting forth an exemplary effort to ensure that every student is ready for 21st century college and careers," State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson announced. "California teachers are developing an education model for the nation, training the students of today to be the problem-solvers, inventors, and pioneers of tomorrow."

Schools selected for the Exemplary Arts distinction have demonstrated school and community support for standards-based arts programs across multiple disciplines. These programs have made a significant impact on school culture and academic success. This award is directly related to the California Department of Education's involvement in CREATE CA, a statewide coalition of agencies and organizations working to further arts education in California.

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Congratulations to Dorthea Lange for being one of 780 elementary schools honored under the Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program!

The Gold Ribbon Awards recognize California schools that have made gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. These include the California Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, California English Language Development Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards.

"These schools shine as bright beacons for others, putting forth an exemplary effort to ensure that every student is ready for 21st century college and careers," State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson announced. "California teachers are developing an education model for the nation, training the students of today to be the problem-solvers, inventors, and pioneers of tomorrow."


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Pam Becker AblesA very well deserved recognition for Dorthea Lange students, staff and parents.

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