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The Santa Clara County of Education (SCCOE) is Committed to serving, inspiring, and promoting student and public school success.
Strategic campaigns to raise awareness of the overall benefits of education
Meeting the emerging needs of the community by providing leadership and support for children, schools, and the greater community.
A premier service organization.
Fostering respectful, supportive, and inclusive work environments within and across branches, departments, clusters, and sites.
The mission of the Science Department is to provide service and support for all educational stakeholders. We offer workshops, conferences, and student events that promote the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Science explores and explains phenomena around us. It is a way of gaining, organizing, applying, and conveying knowledge of that phenomena. Having science as one of the core contents in K-12 education is vital as it influences our culture and has allowed society to flourish.
California Health Education Framework (HEF) Rollout Project
The HEF Project aims to shift educators to more advanced student-centered, skill-based teaching and learning practices, as well as health content, while building a statewide system of support for health education.
The Environmental Literacy Leadership Network will explore how to connect and partner with Community-Based organizations and collaborate on ways to infuse environmental literacy into our classrooms and schools.
the science behind the various COVID-19 vaccine platforms to include:
Pfizer/Moderna, Astrazenaca/Gamaleya, Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac,
GlaxoSmithKline/Sanofi, Novavax, and Inovio.
COVID-RACE FOR VACCINE_R1.pdf
The California NGSS Statewide Implementation: Building StudentSensemaking Through Disciplinary Literacy is an online professionallearning experience designed for K-12 academic coaches, administrators,curriculum leads, and teacher leaders to deepen their understandingand implementation of teaching practices to advance student scienceunderstanding.
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Customized trainings for your district or school are available in the following areas:
Abby Sobrato Science and Sustainability Center at Walden West DeAnza Planetarium
Guadalupe River Parks & Gardens
Hillier Aviation Museum
The Tech Interactive (formerly The Tech Museum)
Youth Science Institute