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The Santa Clara County Office 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
Improving access to inclusive, equitable, high quality 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.
Santa Clara County has nearly 270,000 students in grades TK-12. The mission of the team of experts in
School Climate, Leadership and Instructional Services (SCLIS) as part of the
Professional Learning and Support Division is to help teachers, coaches, and administrators to understand and be able to deliver high quality instruction in order to prepare all students to develop 21st century language and literacy skills cross the content areas, and to create opportunities for students to become biliterate and multiliterate. We also emphasize closing the achievement gap for over 58,000 English learners who make up 22% of the total student population in Santa Clara County. Our goal is to help prepare future citizens who are ready for college, careers, civic life, and beyond. We build capacity of educators through professional learning, technical assistance, networking, and other resources. We are highly committed to serving schools and districts. If you are interested in customized support, please contact one of our team members.
School Climate, Leadership and Instructional Services is comprised of content experts in:
Access for All is a comprehensive multi-year professional learning system to build the capacity of districts and school sites for academic and language success of English learners in the 21st century classroom.
AAPI Network objectives are to: provide professional networking opportunities for AAPI educators, learn about trending topics related to AAPI students and educators,
discuss issues and challenges related to AAPI students and educators, and
encourage AAPI educators to aim for leadership roles.
The Santa Clara County Office of Education has launched the
Seal of Biliteracy initiative. It is an effort to award high school seniors certification noting mastery attainment of two or more languages upon their graduation.