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Our Services

Vision

As the primary partners with San Joaquin County educational agencies, we ensure equity and that every student is college, career and life ready.

Mission

In partnership with our educational community, the Continuous Improvement and Support team leads with equity, designs and facilitates relevant and innovative learning that fosters relationships and is responsive to student and adult needs.

Continuous Improvement and Support Brochure

The Continuous Improvement and Support brochure outlines professional learning opportunities for school districts and schools.
Continuous Improvement & Support Brochure

Professional Learning

Our team can customize and design professional learning aligned to your district or school community’s needs. PLEASE NOTE: Events and dates are subject to change, please go to the SJCOE Calendar to find the latest information about professional learning and other events from Continuous Improvement & Support.

Accelerated Learning Modules
21CSLA “Leading Accelerated Learning” – Session 1
Presentation Slides
Recording
Interactive Hyperdoc

Curriculum Breakfasts
The SJCOE Curriculum Breakfasts are keynote events on current education topics, provided by engaging and inspirational speakers who are experts in their field.

Curriculum Breakfast featuring Shelley Moore

  • • Originally from Edmonton, and now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Shelley Moore is a highly sought-after teacher, researcher, speaker and storyteller and has worked with school districts and community organizations around the world, in supporting and promoting equity for all learners. Her first book entitled, “One Without the Other” was released in July 2016 to follow up her TEDx talk. Shelley completed an undergraduate degree in Special Education at the University of Alberta, her masters at Simon Fraser University, and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia.
  • • April 8, 2022 9am-12pm (virtual)
  • • Topic: Inclusive Education

Register for Curriculum Breakfast featuring Shelley Moore
Curriculum Breakfast Flyer

Distance Learning Modules
SJCOE Distance Learning Modules Website
SJCOE Distance Learning Modules Padlet

SEL CoP Workshop Series
These workshops will be facilitated by R. Keeth Matheny, a national award-winning teacher, author, and speaker. He was a 2015 winner of the Crystal Star Award for Excellence in supporting student success from the National Dropout Prevention Center. He is the founder of SEL Launchpad an organization that provides SEL professional development all over the US and has launched SEL programs in over 300 schools.

The Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) series will provide both an Educator Series and Parent & Community Series focused on SEL, mental health and well-being, strategies for empathy & inclusion, and supporting social and emotional growth.

Education Series (virtual)
  • • January 5, 2022 / 3:00PM-5:00PM
  • • January 12, 2022 / 3:00PM-5:00PM
  • • January 19, 2022 / 3:00PM-5:00PM
Parent and Community Series (virtual)
  • • January 12, 2022 / 6:00PM-7:30PM
  • • January 19, 2022 / 6:00PM-7:30PM (repeat session)

Register for SEL CoP Workshop Series
SEL Cop Workshop Series Flyer

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
The Universal for Design Learning Series is returning for another year of professional learning for teachers and administrators. Attend the entire series or select what interests you most. The series will provide a synthesized approach to participating in UDL professional learning in a virtual setting. There will be materials to review prior to each training to encourage a Flipped Learning environment.

Universal Design (UDL) Basics (virtual)
  • • December 7, 2021 / 4:00PM-5:30PM
  • • February 8, 2022 / 4:00PM-5:30PM
  • • April 5, 2022 / 4:00PM-5:30PM
  • • May 10, 2022 / 4:00PM-5:30PM

Register for UDL Basics
Universal Design for Learning Basics flyer

Universal Design for Learning for Administrators (in-person with an option to connect virtually)
  • • January 26, 2022 / 8:00AM-11:00AM

Register for UDL for Administrators
Universal Design for Learning for Administrator flyer

Continuous Improvement

Data Services
Providing various data consulting services, such as: analyzing existing data for continuous improvement, root cause analysis, building data tools, impact studies, data reporting, data visualizations, and evaluations. Research and development, such as: literature reviews, continuous improvement, and case studies. Hosting the SJCOE Data Collaborative. This collaborative provides an opportunity for professional development and to share and learn best practices from other data enthusiasts.

Differentiated Assistance

Under the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), county offices of education are the first point of contact for school districts eligible for additional support, also known as differentiated assistance. School districts are the primary drivers of the type of assistance and support they receive under California's new accountability and improvement system for education. The SJCOE collaborates with districts identified by the state through the California School Dashboard. Next steps depend on the needs and decisions of the districts. The SJCOE is available to provide additional support and services.

Local Control Accountability Plan Development

State and Federal Accountability Support

Improvement Science: Accomplishing Growth Together
This series will enable district teams to collaborate with other districts on practices that address students’ academic growth and social-emotional needs. With your strategic planning team, you will engage in disciplined inquiry focused on your local student data. These workshops will align with LCAP implementation and differentiated assistance.

  • • January 14, 2022 / 9:00AM – 2:30PM (in-person)
  • • February 4, 2022 / 8:30AM – 12:00PM (in-person)
  • • May 10, 2022 / 8:30AM – 12:00PM (in-person)

Register for Improvement Science: Accomplishing Growth Together
Improvement Science: Accomplishing Growth Together Flyer

PLC On-Demand to the Professional Learning
For veteran and new PLC-ers alike, this collection of brief PowerPoints, videos, articles, and websites will support you our your team’s deepening development and continuous improvement of core, essential PLC elements. To access go to our PLC LiveBinder: https://tinyurl.com/2021PLC (Access Key: PLC2021).

School Plan Development & Continuous Improvement
This workshop will provide leaders guidance and tools to develop effective SPSAs. While this workshop will address CSI and ATSI plan development and monitoring requirements, all are welcomed.

  • •February 8, 2022 / 9:00AM – 12:00PM (in-person)

Register for School Plan Development & Continuous Improvement
School Plan Development & Continuous Improvement

Networks

Curriculum Network
A network for key district personnel responsible for making curriculum and professional learning decisions for their districts. Each meeting will feature professional learning from the SJCOE Educational Services team, so that districts leaders experience the same professional learning as their teachers and administrators. The meeting will also include a hot topics discussion and timely updates from departments across Ed Services and the California Department of Education.

Instructional Coach Network
Instructional Coach Network meetings feature targeted professional learning as well as outcome-oriented networking and collaboration.

  • • December 9, 2022 / 9:00AM – 11:30AM (virtual)
  • • February 3, 2022 / 9:00AM – 11:30AM (in-person*)
  • • April 14, 2022 / 9:00AM – 11:30AM (in-person*)

*In-person meetings may be changed to virtual considering participant preferences and/or local health guidelines.

Register for Instructional Coach Network.
Instructional Coach Network flyer

LCAP 101 & LCAP Network
The LCAP 101 & LCAP Network is designed to bring together LCAP district and charter leaders to share news and updates, promising practices and collective expertise around the LCAP process. Agendas and presentations are developed and presented collaboratively between program and fiscal services.

LCAP 101
  • • October 8, 2021 / 9:00AM – 11:00AM (virtual)
LCAP Network
  • • November 19, 2021, January 28, 2022, March 4, 2022 / 9:00AM – 11:00AM (virtual)

Site Administrators Network
The Site Administrators Network connects site leaders with current topics and helpful resources in an atmosphere of co-learning, support, and collaboration.

All sessions are in-person* with an option to connect virtually.
  • • September 1, 2022 / 8:00AM - 11:00AM
  • • January 26, 2022 / 8:00AM - 11:00AM (UDL for Administrators flyer)
  • • March 2, 2022 / 8:00AM - 11:00AM
  • • May 4, 2022 / 8:00AM - 11:00AM
*In-person meetings may be changed to virtual considering participant preferences and/or local health guidelines.

Register for Site Administrators Network
Site Administrators Network flyer

Contact Information

All of the Continuous Improvement and Support Department team members work directly with district and school leaders in partnership to meet their student goals.

District Partnerships and Differentiated Assistance

Lauren Dinubilo
(209) 468-9084

Local Control Accountability Plan

Stephanie Hitchcock
(209) 468-4959

Professional Learning

Sally Glusing
(209) 953-2127

Fred Cochran
(209) 468-4811

Lisa Bowman
(209) 817-8193

State and Federal, Accountability, Williams and Counseling

Lisa Neugebauer
(209) 468-9052

Data Analysis and Support


(209) 817-8194

Inclusive Practices

Deanie Crutchfield-Coleman
(209) 468-9179

Support

Stephanie Olmos
(209) 468-4868

Lorena Lopez
(209) 817-8198