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Education: Schools - Seminars

The desire to learn stays with us for all our lives if we start early. Schools play a huge part inspiring children to love learning....and the opportunities never stop. If you have an article on a program that will interest our readers, please send it to vesta@sonic.net
12 Rules for Being a Classroom Hero-Katrina Fried 12 Rules for Being a Classroom Hero-Katrina Fried
In her forthcoming book, American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom (Welcome Books, October 2013), author and Petaluma resident, Katrina Fried celebrates the profession of teaching by taking us inside the classrooms of fifty exceptional public school educators. In the hundreds of hours she spent talking with teachers whose students are flourishing by any yardstick, she noticed a number of commonalties. Here are some of her Twelve Rules for Being a True Classroom Hero:
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spelling bee Sonoma County Spelling Bees to be Held April 3-4
March 21, 2017

More than 60 students to participate in elementary  and junior high spelling competitions

The Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE) will host the countywide Elementary Spelling Competition on Monday, April 3, at 4:00pm. Twenty elementary students will compete for the title of county champion at this event. The grade 4-6 students participating have already won school-level and regional spelling bees and are considered the county’s best spellers from the elementary grades.  

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A Guide to the Night Sky A Guide to the Night Sky: March 2017 - Tre Gibbs LLAS
March 1, 2017

Goodbye Venus, Hello Jupiter!

As we welcome the return of Spring this month, there are some interesting changes happening in the night sky.

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New Spring Activities Guide for Sonoma County Parks New Spring Activities Guide for Sonoma County Parks
March 1, 2017
The City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department is hiring over 300 seasonal employees for spring and summer jobs. Job positions are available in several areas of the Department including aquatics, sports, neighborhood services, customer service, park maintenance, Howarth Park concessions and summer camps.
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CALL to Student Filmmakers - PSA Contest on Bottled Water CALL to Student Filmmakers - PSA Contest on Bottled Water
February 24, 2017

Help educate the public by creating a PSA about why choosing to drink tap water is better than purchasing disposable plastic water bottles.

A PSA, or a public service announcement, is a short film that helps change public attitudes and behaviors by raising awareness about a social issue. Your video should feature a creative way to teach the public why tap water is better than disposable plastic water bottles. You can create a news-cast, skit, animation, commercial, reality television show, or even a music video. Let your imagination go wild, but please read all of the following instructions carefully!

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SSU Resource Center for Undocumented Students Sonoma State University Attains Eligibility as a Hispanic-Serving Institution
February 23, 2017

Sonoma State University announced two actions Tuesday that underscore President Judy K. Sakaki’s ongoing commitment to diversity and student success.

The university has been deemed eligible by the U.S. Department of Education to compete for millions of dollars in federal grants aimed at improving student success as a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. SSU has also created an Undocu-Resource Center that will provide a range of support services and help undocumented students achieve their dreams at the University.

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Sonoma County Schools kindergarten dental-health assessment pilot Sonoma County Schools kindergarten dental-health assessment pilot
February 15, 2017

Kaiser-funded initiative to gather data on childhood dental needs, test school-based treatment strategies

A trip to the dentist is as easy as A, B, C at three Santa Rosa City Schools elementary schools serving as test sites for simplifying state-mandated oral health screenings of kindergartners and for school-based delivery of dental care.

 

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Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks  Spring and Summer Jobs Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Spring and Summer Jobs
February 9, 2017
The City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department is hiring over 300 seasonal employees for spring and summer jobs. Job positions are available in several areas of the Department including aquatics, sports, neighborhood services, customer service, park maintenance, Howarth Park concessions and summer camps.
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Santa Rosa Junior College - SRJC - Latino Students Santa Rosa Junior College - SRJC - Town Hall
February 6, 2017
Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) will host a town hall on Wednesday, February 8th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lawrence A. Bertolini Student Center on the Santa Rosa campus. Spanish translation and American Sign Language Interpretation services will be available. The town hall will be live-streamed to the Carole L. Ellis Auditorium on the SRJC Petaluma campus and YouTube.
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California Rare Fruit Fruit Tree Pruning & Grafting Workshop
February 1, 2017

Did you know that winter pruning promotes tree health? Ready to prune and don’t know how?

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2017 CHI Summer Abroad Application Now Open 2017 CHI Summer Abroad Application Now Open
January 4, 2017
This past year CHI got back to its roots and launched its first-ever Summer Abroad program for Sonoma County high school students. Thanks to generous community support, CHI was able to offer scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,400 to nine local students from across the socio-economic spectrum, providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 
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NCSOE Receives Grant to Help Classified Staff Become Teachers NCSOE Receives Grant to Help Classified Staff Become Teachers
January 4, 2017

The North Coast School of Education (NCSOE) in December received a competitive state grant to help 40 individuals working in local schools in classified positions such as janitor, librarian, or teacher’s aide to earn a teaching credential. 

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Banking on Our Future class at Flowery School, Sonoma Operation HOPE - Banking on Our Future - at Sonoma Flowery School
December 23, 2016

As part of its ongoing commitment to financial education, Union Bank together with its partners at nonprofit Operation HOPE and Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley celebrated the latest class of financially literate elementary school students at Flowery School. The five-week Banking on Our Future course was taught by Union Bank volunteers Molly Fedorchak and Robin Gold and culminated with a recognition ceremony to recognize the students’ completion of the program in early December.

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Community Forums on SRJC Bond Measure H Community Forums on SRJC Bond Measure H
November 25, 2016

Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) invites Sonoma County community members to the two remaining Measure H Community Forums, where implementation and current status of Measure H bond projects will be discussed and viewed. All members of the community are welcome to attend this free event.

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Brandon Crawford and Wells Fargo Present $100,000 in Education Grants Brandon Crawford and Wells Fargo Present $100,000 in Education Grants
November 25, 2016
World Champion Brandon Crawford and Jim Foley, EVP and president of Wells Fargo’s Pacific North region presented checks to recipients of the KNBR Step Up to the Plate for Education grants program funded by Wells Fargo at AT&T Park. 
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Sonoma County Youth Leaders Converge to Share Climate Solutions Sonoma County Youth Leaders Converge to Share Climate Solutions
November 21, 2016
Youth leaders converge to share climate solutionsNovember 18, 2016 (Santa Rosa CA) – The Center for Climate Protection’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) brought together 100 students and community leaders from across Sonoma County for the Green Teen Gathering. High school students from six schools and sine community organizations came together to share ways to make their school, communities, and the world a greener place. YAB members spoke about their triumphs and challenges to create positive action in response to the climate crisis. Students learned from each other about broad-ranging sustainability projects, i.e. changing their transportation habits, conserving water, and supporting actions like the Standing Rock protests.
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Addressing the Achievement Gap in Our Schools Addressing the Achievement Gap in Our Schools
October 26, 2016

Perhaps the most common disadvantage children face in Sonoma County is poverty. In 2015, 47 percent of students qualified for free or reduced lunch. The “Portrait of Sonoma” study, commissioned by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and released in 2014, highlights this. The study finds that gaps in educational achievement in our county stem largely from poverty and parental education levels. 

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Sonoma County Library Summer Reading Program Windsor Library Celebrates 20 Years
October 26, 2016
Windsor Regional Library invites the residents of the City of Windsor and the residents of Sonoma County to a celebration on November 12, 2016 from 1-3pm in the Windsor Library Forum Room to mark the 20 year anniversary of the Library opening the doors at its current location of 9291 Old Redwood Highway in Windsor.
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SRJC to Host Adjunct Facility Recruitment Open House SRJC to Host Adjunct Facility Recruitment Open House
October 26, 2016
Whether they work in high tech, teach at a high school, or have their own business, people from a wide range of backgrounds find teaching part-time at the college level stimulating and satisfying. 
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