“Children must be taught to think, not what to think.” ~Margaret Mead~ San Luis Obispo County school districts and Cuesta College recently celebrated the success of many talented educators and support staff at the Fall Employee of the Year Gala. Central Coast schools... read more
“I come from a farming culture, where we valued raw materials above all.” ~Brunello Cucinelli~ At a recent social gathering, I overheard a local Agricultural Education teacher describe her service as a Future Farmers of America (FFA) Advisor. I was quite surprised at... read more
“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” ~Leo Tolstoy~ A new school year, new job, new living arrangement, and even a new relationship can cause stress. For many, the fall means back to school, a return to routine, or time to begin a new term. Some view... read more
During the summer of 1981 as I was selecting a college to attend, the National Commission on Excellence in Education was moving forward with what could be considered an equity charter under the authority of (20 U.S.C. 1233a) to, “review and synthesize the data and... read more
The San Luis Obispo County Office of Education operates the Rancho El Chorro Outdoor Educational Campus that is tucked away in the hills above San Luis Obispo.
Our schools face multiple linguistic, cultural, religious, ethnic and racial issues.