Butte County Families, Please take a look at the Distance Learning Newsletter for parents from the CaliforniaDepartment of Education here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bdwmDBVwA4Dl6Yu48EOo5ccn1um21dGu/view
New Press Release from Superintendent Mary Sakuma. All #ButteCounty Schools will remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Read the press release here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/12a7PRO4OH_-6btrKlY8Ztqp39_KaPNdT/view #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong
BREAKING NEWS: #ButteCounty Schools will remain closed for in-person instruction at least through May 1, 2020. Read the full press release below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cooGGh0_Rz2p4AS7zaDGCEQqMxav1arl/view #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong
Butte County Office of Education offers many ways to stay connected and informed! Bookmark a few of the ways listed below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1j9iwoOff3tkiDfDSa4bH-PgRqoO92vLS/view #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong #ButteCounty
A special thank you to one of our very own Chico High School students for creating this helpful tool for middle and high school students as they navigate distance learning! #ButteCOE https://docs.google.com/document/d/19BnprlYefi3zuKfJFq6py9z34EN6GRFUzgzc11HrDoM/edit?usp=drivesdk
Need tools to help your new distance learning environment? Join @EdTechBCOE for one of two free workshops that introduce a variety of edtech tools to assist your classroom. Register by sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org with your chosen time. (Repeat session from 3/19 & 3/20). #ButteCOE
Thank you to our #ButteCounty administrators, teachers, health care providers and community members! We appreciate you! https://youtu.be/MbnfzFJuokA #ButteCOE
This morning, #ButteCounty Public Health posted a new "check in" video. View it here: https://www.facebook.com/buttecountypublichealth/videos/575601653042472/ #ButteCOE
Butte County Superintendent of Schools Mary Sakuma announces that she has made the decision to close #ButteCounty schools through April 17, 2020. Please read the press release here : https://www.bcoe.org/article/214980?org=bcoe #ButteCOE #COVID19
In direct response to COVID-19, #ButteCOE is please to announce that during the 2-week closure, children, 18 and younger, can pick up FREE "grab-and-go" meals at 26 locations throughout #ButteCounty. For more information: https://www.bcoe.org/article/214440?org=bcoe
If you were interested in applying to our 2020-2021 Registered Dental Assistant program, now's your chance! Starting Monday, March 16th, online applications will be available on our website starting Monday, March 16th and close on May 8th. More information is available on our website. Please share! https://cte.bcoe.org/
Our final two sessions of our 6-week Professional Welding Academy are coming up fast! ***Applications and fees due by March 20th (Session 10) and April 10th (Session 11)*** Learn more and share: https://cte.bcoe.org/professional-welding-academy.html
This week, Amanda Samons is leading a couple dozen educators through one of our CTE Online Institutes to each create a sequence of CTE outlines. These will then be available this summer to the over 120,000 CTE Online members across California. https://www.cteonline.org/
Please welcome the newest members of our Professional Welding Academy! Cody, Galen and Christian are ready to upgrade their skills and get to work. Open enrollment is ongoing! Learn more: https://cte.bcoe.org/professional-welding-academy.html
Please welcome our newest Professional Welding Academy students! From left to right: Joseph, Christian, David, our instructor Shane Gower, and Joshua. They've been learning about oxyfuel welding and cutting and how to get the most out of the material they are using. All of it very hands-on and industry relevant so they'll be ready to start working! Learn more about how you or someone you know can apply for our Welding Academy: cte.bcoe.org/our-programs
We are looking forward to a great afternoon of "bite-size" professional development with our candidates and mentors! Register today: https://bcoe.k12oms.org/index.php?curr_month=12&curr_year=2019
If you are passionate about EdTech implementation in our Butte County Schools & value professional learning, check out this great opportunity: https://www.bcoe.org/o/bcoe/page/edtech-ambassadors
Our NCEL Middle School Esports League is up and running! Check out this great article featuring our Butte County Schools: https://www.theunion.com/news/northern-california-e-sports-league-possibly-coming-to-magnolia-intermediate-school/
Our Registered Dental Assistant students and instructors recently made a special trip down to Sacramento to volunteer for CareForce and provide free dental care to hundreds of people! Learn more about CareForce: https://www.californiacareforce.org/about-us/
It's time to Think Pink! Our #RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) class is wearing pink scrubs to bring awareness to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which occurs in October each year. Learn more: https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month
Students in our Registered Dental Assistant program get a lot of hands-on time in the classroom. Here they are practicing instrument transfer in our remodeled dental bays! Learn more about our programs on our website: www.CTE.bcoe.org
We would like to congratulate our amazing colleague Julie Glaspie for accepting her new position as Senior Administrative Assistant for the Student Programs & Educational Support division here at BCOE! We are so excited for her promotion and wish her all the best (even though we will dearly miss her amazing event planning skills and always positive attitude). Congrats, Julie!
It's "Bring your Dog to School Day" in our Certified #Veterinary Assistant program! Our brand new group of #CVA students have just started class and are working toward their new careers. Learn more ALL the programs we offer here: https://cte.bcoe.org/our-programs.html
When we get new, cutting-edge equipment for our programs, we are like kids in a candy store! From robotic arms to forklift simulators, our new Manufacting Program is going to be as fun as it is career-ready. Learn more: https://cte.bcoe.org/manufacturing-program.html
October's #ButteCOE EdTech newsletter is now available at http://smore.com/vkbx4! Learn about the House of Tech, upcoming workshops, the #EdTechAmbassador initiative, Induction candidate and mentor freebies, and more!
Do you know what the following education acronyms stand for? SPED STRS ADA In our most recent CTE Teach workshop, we explored the many acronyms you will find in Education! Learn more about our CTE Teach program: https://cte.bcoe.org/cte-teach.html
Meet the newest graduate of our Culinary Academy, Amanda! She will be able to start working in catering with her new Food Handler's Certificate. You too can jump-start your career with our two-week Culinary Academy! https://cte.bcoe.org/culinary-academy.html
Have you checked out the upcoming professional learning opportunities provided by our EdTech Team? If not, click below to learn more. https://www.smore.com/u/edtechbcoe
Thursday was the first day of our 2019-2020 Medical Assistant program! Welcome these students as they begin their journey to start their medical careers with instructor Kelli Owens. Interested in getting YOUR career started? Learn more here: https://cte.bcoe.org/
It's our first day of RDA! Meet the 2020 Registered Dental Assistant class as they begin their journey to start their dental careers. Interested in getting YOUR career started? Explore our programs! Learn more here: https://cte.bcoe.org/
Butte County Schools: Register for our Trauma Responsive System of Support Cohort II Training Series https://bcoe.k12oms.org/2207-175209
Classes are starting! This week: Phlebotomy. Our newest instructor, Jamie Leonard, is training a wonderful group of eight new students to help save lives by drawing blood! Interested in a career in phlebotomy? Learn more on our website: https://cte.bcoe.org
Are you eager to get your culinary career started in less than a month? Participate in our 30-hour Culinary Academy taught by local restauranteurs Erik and Paul Lema of Italian Guy's Catering to earn your Food Handler's Card: https://cte.bcoe.org/culinary-academy.html
Thank you to all of our #ButteCounty teachers for your hard work as you prepare for the arrival of our students! You rock! #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong
FREE eye exams and glasses for kids and teens - Tuesday, August 13 from 10 am to 3 pm @ the Oroville Library, 1820 Mitchell Ave, Oroville, CA. No advance sign-up needed. Courtesy of Vision to Learn
Do you need to clear your preliminary teaching credential? If so, register here for the Butte Teacher Induction Program: www.bit.ly/apply-butte-induction
Do you know a young adult who is not sure what to do as a career? Help them "crack the career code” in this free workshop series by Butte County CTE for young adults ages 17-18! Find out more and sign up now: https://cte.bcoe.org/career-code-2019.html
Do you need to clear your preliminary teaching credential? If so, register now for the Butte Teacher Induction Program at www.bit.ly/apply-butte-induction
Do you know someone about to graduate from high school who isn't sure what to do next? Help them "Crack the Career Code" in one of our FREE new workshops being piloted this summer! Learn more here: https://cte.bcoe.org/career-code-2019.html
Do you need to clear your preliminary teaching credential? If so, apply here to join our Butte Teacher Induction team: www.bit.ly/apply-butte-induction #ButteCOE #TeacherInduction #ntchat #RuralEd
Butte County Administrators, Teachers & Staff doing whatever it takes to support our rural schools and students! https://edsource.org/2019/lost-days-inside-one-rural-california-districts-effort-to-combat-chronic-absenteeism/613135
Do you need to clear your preliminary teaching credential? If so, the Butte Teacher Induction Program is accepting applications for the 19-20 school year. Apply today: http://bit.ly/apply-butte-induction
Did you know that BCOE has a variety of EdTech devices for Butte County teachers to borrow at NO COST? Check it out here: http://www.bit.ly/cfte-tech-exchange #ButteCOE
Did you know that over 90% of the graduates of our programs find jobs in their chosen career field? Registered Dental Assistant - 100% (WOW!) Certified Veterinary Assistant - 93% Medical Assistant - 95% Applications open now, but only until May3rd! https://cte.bcoe.org/our-programs.html
What a phenomenal week had by #CScampBCOE’s middle school students! A huge thank you to BCOE’s Career Technical Education and Educational Technology Departments, as well as the folks from Piper Computers! Students were able to build a computer, learn its components and programming, troubleshoot and problem solve, and use new sensors in a design challenge! It was amazing! See more photos and video at www.twitter.com/search?q=%23cscampBCOE&src=typed_query&f=live #ButteCOE
April 15 – 26, 2019 are High School Voter Education Weeks. Visit https://bit.ly/2UeSw0l for resources and more information.
Do you know a middle schooler who likes computers and Mine Craft? Sign them up for our FREE camp! Just a few spots are left. Get the enrollment form here: https://cte.bcoe.org/springcamp2019.html
A huge thank you to Omega Nu foundation for choosing Step Up Community School as their benefactor for their annual Spring Luncheon. Guest speakers Sherriff Honea, Superintendent Mary Sakuma and our incredible teacher Mike Long were all fabulous! It takes a community to make a difference- thank you Omega Nu for your support!
Have you ever thought about working in the medical field? You might consider training to be a Medical Assistant! Learn more about this career path: https://cte.bcoe.org/medical-assistant.html >>>Applications for our Medical Assistant program are being accepted now until May 3rd, so fill one out today!
Join the Center for Transforming Education’s biannual House of Tech on May 23. Come view and experience hands-on displays with various robotics and other classroom-friendly devices. We hope to see you there! bit.ly/houseoftech523
Our Butte Teacher Induction Program is proud to announce that we have been fully accredited by the Ca Commission on Teacher Credentialing! We're looking forward to our continued work with our Butte County teachers!
Public Notice of Vacancy and Appointment to the Board of Butte County Office of Education - Oroville Area 2 Trustee: https://5il.co/6wpg
Public Notice of Vacancy and Provisional Appointment to the Board of Butte County Office of Education - Chico Area 1 Trustee: https://5il.co/6wph
Do you know a high school student or young adult who wants to explore a career path that DOESN'T involve college? Let them know about the career opportunities available to them at Butte County CTE! View and download our student brochure here: http://bit.ly/CTEStudentBrochure
BCOE's Mascot, Chewy, says: "Don't forget to spring forward March 10 -- for daylight savings time! Set clocks one-hour ahead, and don't be late!"
More FREE trainings to obtain Hazwoper 40 certification (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response) are available! Learn more here: https://www.smore.com/r03gb Please share!
Seeking talented youth, ages 6 - 19, for Oroville talent show: No entry fees for participants, registration form here: https://5il.co/6beo
CALKIDZ and the Anti-Hunger/Summer Meals Summit Feb. 26. Get details by clicking this link: https://5il.co/6lob
Check out @EdTechBCOE’s #ButteCOE EdTech Newsletter and learn about the upcoming Google workshop series for teachers and administrators, February’s Tech Café and PD opportunities (EdPuzzle & Seesaw), Teacher Funder, and the AAUW STEM Adventure! smore.com/gdw46
Education Committee Hearing in Sacramento February 6 on The Impact of California Wildfires on Public Schools: Response and Recovery. For details or to listen in on that day: https://aedn.assembly.ca.gov/hearings
Public notice of vacancy and appointment to the Butte County Board of Education: https://5il.co/6cn0
Saturday, February 2, Butte County high schools join Sacramento County teams in 2019 Academic Decathlon at Folsom High School. For more info, follow this link to the press release from Sacramento County Office of Education: https://5il.co/6ceo
Wizards coming to LP gym Feb 9, 7:00 p.m. to help raise money for a new school playground at Wyandotte Academy in Oroville https://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Harlem-Wizards-Coming-to-Oroville-504729651.html
Butte County Office of Education Annual Report 2017/18 (for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018) is online at https://indd.adobe.com/view/0f1d76c2-9441-4503-9129-51fbabd408ce.
Are you familiar with our CfTE Technology Exchange? If not, you will want to check this out: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tI8FH3txGacLGbN4ZTavnZ5UPkt9XXbZYOsbM0XgpQM/edit?usp=drivesdk #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong #EdTech #ButteTeachers
Oroville Kiwanis donated $1,000 to support the students of Oroville attending the JazzReach Concert on Feb. 13: https://www.orovillemr.com/2019/01/21/snapshot-gift-from-oroville-kiwanis/. More about JazzReach: https://bit.ly/2FQxQnG
You are invited to our 1st Annual Open House! Explore our newly updated Dental Classroom, tour our current CTE programs, learn about CTE pathways at local schools and network with other community members. Learn more and register to attend here: https://www.smore.com/fce6t
National weather service has issued flash flood warning for Camp Fire burned area until 11:15 a.m. Thursday, 1/17/19. More info: http://www.intellicast.com/Storm/Severe/Bulletins.aspx?location=USCA0818
CalRTA is offering 50, $100 teacher grants. Teachers sign-up here: https://www.facebook.com/CalRTA/?sk=app_2136292330021412
Check out January's #ButteCOE EdTech Newsletter! ➡️ smore.com/cf64y ⬅️ Explore new Cubetto sets ready for checkout, learn about the impact of Twitter PLNs and student-centered #hyperdocs, and check out this month's workshops and events (Google Classroom, Tech Cafe, and Flipgrid)! #ButteSchoolsStrong
Channel 7 feature Butte Co. teachers being invited to college title game and help raise money for schools! https://krcrtv.com/news/butte-county/butte-co-teachers-head-to-college-title-game-raise-money-for-schools
ESPN E60 7 weeks after the Camp Fire. Players of the team go back to what's left of their homes. http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=25609231
Tune In tonight! Paradise High football is featured on ESPN Monday Night Countdown (3-5 pm) likely 4ish Watch with the family for holiday cheer
Congratulations to the Expanded Learning after school programs at Wyandotte Academy and Sierra Avenue for receiving funding for the Kids Code Grant pilot project!
Watch BCOE's #butteschoolsstrong Community Update on the BCOE News YouTube Channel. This is the first in a series of updates and is about our response to trauma: https://youtu.be/xvsMrD9jLUU #BCOEStory
Butte Strong United performed just minutes ago in the Oroville State Theatre. For more about Butte Strong United, see: https://www.bcoe.org/article/79040?org=bcoe.
CHiPs for Kids Toy Distribution in Chico for Camp Fire affected students Dec. 21 and 22. Details at: https://www.facebook.com/CHPChico/photos/a.542450262511755/1977815552308545/?type=3&theater
If you want to hear from our #ButteCounty heroes, watch this episode @IAmSteveHarvey & hear the heroic efforts of @pusdk12 teachers & bus driver during the #CampFire #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong #ParadiseStrong http://www.stevetv.com/clip/the-heroic-bus-driver-
State of Our Youth and Clubs -- Boys and Girls Club North Valley Dec 12 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM 601 Wall St, Chico, CA 95928, USA Agenda: https://5il.co/5v87 A public briefing to learn where our kids are in their recovery …
DonorsChoose.org is currently offering a 10x match for all donations given to proposals that mention #CampFire recovery! Teachers, please reach out to email@example.com if you have would like assistance in creating a proposal for your classroom! #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong
What is our focus? Regardless of the circumstance, we will always have the same response: Where Students Come First! https://quik.gopro.com/v/criAlJPkBQ/ #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong #ButteStrong #ButteCounty #WednesdayWisdom
Butte County students return to school: https://www.chicoer.com/2018/12/03/thousands-of-students-return-to-school-in-butte-county-after-camp-fire/ #ButteSchoolsStrong
Our students...our purpose...our priority! @CADeptEd @BCOEHR #WhereStudentsComeFirst #ButteSchoolsStrong https://quik.gopro.com/v/criAlJPkBQ/ #ButteCOE #ButteCounty
"After Paradise” is a program of North State Public Radio (NSPR) dedicated to post-fire recovery information for those who have been affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California. https://soundcloud.com/user-393070142
Thank you to the 1st graders of Gunstream Elementary School in Frisco, TX for sending our #ButteCounty #students these wonderful messages! https://flipgrid.com/93493054 @BCOEHR @pusdk12 #ButteCOE #ParadiseStrong #ButteSchoolsStrong #KidsDeserveIt
Helping Butte County Kids Get Back to School -- BCOE Superintendent Tim Taylor with Sacramento's Armstrong and Getty: https://kste.iheart.com/featured/armstrong-and-getty/content/2018-11-29-helping-butte-county-kids-get-back-to-school/:
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch until 4:00 PM PST for the #CampFire impacted areas in #ButteCounty https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ066&warncounty=CAC007&firewxzone=CAZ266&local_place1=Paradise%20CA&product1=Flash+Flood+Watch&lat=
Listen to #ButteCounty Sheriff Kory Honea talk candidly about the camp fire with @Cal_OES It will make you proud and bring you tears! @ButteSheriff https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kutyz-a07a5e #ButteSchoolsStrong #ButteStrong #CaliforniaFires #ThankfulThursday
Paradise Unified School District unveils its plan to re-open its schools on December 3! @pusdk12 https://www.chicoer.com/2018/11/27/pusd-unveils-its-plan-re-opening-on-dec-3/amp/?__twitter_impression=true #ButteCOE #ButteSchoolsStrong #ButteStrong #ButteCOE
Mr. Hull, a local #ButteCounty teacher gathers new ukuleles to replace those burned in the Camp Fire. https://www.paradisepost.com/2018/11/26/former-paradise-teacher-gathers-new-ukuleles-to-replace-those-burned-in-camp-fire/amp/?__twitter_impression=true #ButteSchoolsStrong
Paradise Unified School District (PUSD) has more details about its Dec. 3 back-to-school plan on its social media outlets: https://www.facebook.com/441467185949407/posts/1935892743173503/
To help Butte County Schools after the Camp Fire, donate to the Butte Schools Relief Fund at the North Valley Community Foundation -- https://www.nvcf.org/fund/butte-county-schools-fire-relief-fund/
With the Camp Fire 100% contained, all BCOE employees in Butte County return to work Tuesday, November 27. Supervisors and their assistants return Monday, November 26, as well as those notified by their supervisors to return Monday. Details here: https://5il.co/5owe
A special thank you to the Golden State Warriors for inviting our Varsity Paradise High School Students to a game & making a generous donation to NVCF https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/warriors/paradise-high-school-basketball-teams-hosted-warriors-game-vs-thunder #ButteStrong
People are asking what they can do for the school families, teachers, educators and students affected by the #campfire this Thanksgiving. As you sit around the Thanksgiving table say a prayer or a toast to the 5000+ students and 500+educators who lost their home and/or are displaced. Next week we will prepare staff and facilities to get our children back to school on December 3. We can’t wait to see the kids at school again! So...How about writing a letter to Butte Schools Strong. Preschool to High School children and teachers. Throw in a drawing and/or take a picture for us. Let us know where you are from and send a positive message. We will post them up at our new Butte Schools WALL to share with the community here and on line! If you’d like to also donate please go to this website and under recognition name write your family name/Butte Schools Strong: https://www.nvcf.org/fund/butte-county-schools-fire-relief-fund/ You can also send gift cards with your letter and picture to: Butte County Office of Education 1859 Bird St., Oroville, CA 95965 Attention: Butte Schools Strong I and our school leaders will make sure the funds go to schools to rebuild the Visual and Performing Arts, Technology, Ag Ed, Sports, Academics and everything Preschool to 12th grade. Happy Thanksgiving. We all feel your love! #ButteSchoolsStrong Tim Taylor Butte County Superintendent of Schools
A resident from San Diego donates more than a million dollars to Paradise High School students & staff! #ButteCOE #ButteStrong https://www.chicoer.com/2018/11/21/san-diegan-to-donate-more-than-1-million-to-paradise-high-school-students-staff/amp/?__twitter_impression=true
Superintendent Tim Taylor asks for help for our 32,000 students in #ButteCounty as we prepare for their re-entry after the campfire. https://twitter.com/StephanieLinTV/status/1063615606430171136?s=09 #ButteCOE #ButteCountyStrong #ButteStrong
Please take a moment & watch Aaron Rodgers pledge a million dollars to NVCF to support the #CampFire rebuild. Please RT! #ButteStrong #ButteCOE https://twitter.com/AaronRodgers12/status/1065265967897415682?s=09
BCOE's team is ready and available to help students and families at the Local Assistance Center (LAC), Chico Mall (old Sears Building) 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. For more about the LAC, visit: https://5il.co/5o73
Agenda for Golden Feather Union Elementary School District special board meeting linked here: https://5il.co/5o61
BCOE is responsible for supporting local education agencies (LEA)s in Butte County with meeting the provisions of the Federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act, including immediate enrollment into school. Here is the process: https://5il.co/5nur
Butte County Superintendent Tim Taylor announced plans today to re-open schools on December 3rd, allowing more time for logistics to be sorted out, and for the air quality to improve. For more information on this announcement: https://5il.co/5njf #ButteCountyStrong
Listen to our press conference live on https://m.facebook.com/inspirechico/ at 1:00 PM today! #ButteCOE #CampFire #ButteCountyStrong
FEMA Local Assistance Center at Chico Mall (1982 E. 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 - old Sears building) open 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. every day.
Attention parents and families: BCOE is working closely with all education agencies to draw up the best blueprint that will allow schools and districts to provide services to the students and families in the county. More to follow on bcoe.org. #ButteStrong
A linked NPR story previously posted here has been removed because it is inaccurate. As soon as we have verified information on status of schools, we will provide that information.
Press conference 1:00 p.m. today - Butte County Education Leaders Convene to Announce Plans for Re-Opening Schools https://5il.co/5n12
Memo to Butte County Schools -- Coordinated Support for Students Displaced by Camp Fire -- https://5il.co/5mx6
For resources and updates on the the Butte County Camp Fire visit https://www.bcoe.org/o/bcoe/page/butte-county-camp-fire
All Butte County public schools closed through Friday, November 23, 2018. The press release is linked here: https://5il.co/5jj1
A series of conference calls with CDE, Cal OES, Butte County supts. and charter leaders this morning -- more info about about Camp Fire impacts and next steps as soon as we have it.
All Butte County public schools closed Friday, 11/9/2018. Here is the link to the press release: https://5il.co/5jaj
UPDATE 1:29 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 - **NEW: Children from the Paradise School District have been taken to the Mormon Church of Chico located at 2430 Mariposa Avenue, Chico. Source: Action News Now
EVACUATION ORDER 11:48 AM- an evacuation order has been issued for the area of Pentz and 70 South to 149 including Butte College.
Students in our Certified Veterinary Assistant program are learning about canine behavior and how to properly hold dogs in the Restraint and Behavior unit. Thanks for sharing, teacher Jean Parker! Learn more here: https://ctec.bcoe.org/certified-veterinary-assistant
Visit smore.com/c4hnx for November's #ButteCOE EdTech Newsletter! If you didn't receive a direct copy to your e-mail, sign up at bit.ly/edtech-signup! #ButteTeachers #ButteAdmin
Is your #ButteCOE school part of the @EdTechBCOE Twitter list? If not, let them know so you can be added! twitter.com/edtechbcoe/lists/bcoe-schools/members We want to see and share the #eduawesome happening in our amazing Butte County classrooms!
Take a peek into our Medical Assistant course, where students learn the critical skill of ensuring proper dosages for injections. Thanks for sharing, Teacher Kelli Owens! Learn more here: https://ctec.bcoe.org/medical-... #WeLoveHandsOnLearning #BCOERocks #ButteCOE #CTE
Butte County Office of Education Future Educators Staff presenting and representing at California STEAM conference in Long Beach. The presentation focused on English Language Learners: Equity and Access for All in STEAM, English Language Learning and Development, Welcoming Non-STEAM Specialists. Great stuff.
What a fantastic time at this Fall’s House of Tech! Great conversations with Butte educators, dozens of items to experience (robotics, virtual field trips, and more) , and so many CfTE Technology Exchange reservations made ... all for the sake of Butte County students! #BCOERocks🤘
Professional Welding Academy student Monica practices her welds. Start YOUR welding career today! Open enrollment going on now. Find out more: http://bcoeca.apptegy.us/o/ctec/page/welding--6?mode=edit
The Medical Assistant class has been learning about Infection Control and measuring vital signs. Hands-on learning at its finest! Learn more about our MA program: https://ctec.bcoe.org/medical-assistant
If you missed the Explorers Faire yesterday, you can catch a glimpse of it here: https://quik.gopro.com/v/YbJicl5Jys/
Looking for professional learning opportunities for your district/school? Check out CfTE's latest newsletter: https://www.smore.com/mvrcf
Want to learn more about our programs...live? Come to one of our booths at TWO upcoming events this Wednesday evening, October 17th! Check it out on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ButteCountyCTE/
The City of Oroville will dedicate an Ishi Mural painted by Shyla Cook at Bicentennial Park in downtown Oroville today, October 16, 2018 at 4pm at the park. See the press release here: http://5il.co/5akp
Getting Down To The Facts II presentation on the state of California Education over the past 10 years. https://edsource.org/2018/guide-to-getting-down-to-facts-ii/602285
BCOE Featured in Ed Source article!! https://edsource.org/2018/california-rural-education-network-launches-to-help-isolated-teachers-share-resources/603083
Nicole Bowhall has the Durham Elementary School Sign Language Club during lunchtime! Look at all of the kids who choose to spend time learning sign language during their recess time. Thank you to our amazing BCOE Deaf and Hard of Hearing teacher. All of us at Durham Elementary School are grateful for Mrs. Bowhall!
Hello, #ButteTeachers! Are you looking for new formative assessment tools? Explore popular sites such as Kahoot, Quizizz, Quizlet Live, Socrative, and Google Forms on November 1st from 3:30-4:30 PM! $15 registration at http://bit.ly/cfte-nov1! 🍎@ButteCOE_PD #ButteCOE #ButteAdmin
We are looking forward to meeting our teacher induction candidates next week! Don't forget to register! https://drive.google.com/a/bcoeonline.org/file/d/1eSyxrHCH_FviSZdqK81AeQYqwWjR2R2X/view?usp=drivesdk
Amazing Teen Helps People with Alzheimer’s https://www.ocregister.com/2018/09/26/irvine-teen-invents-way-for-people-with-alzheimers-disease-to-communicate-needs-without-using-speech/
Resource Fair for blind and visually impaired Friday, Sept. 28 at the Enloe Conference Center, located at 1528 Esplanade in Chico. It runs from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. http://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Resource-Fair-Friday-for-Vision-Impaired-and-Blind-494324541.html
Did you know that BCOE has a FREE Edtech lending library? Check out our inventory and bring coding and virtual reality to our students! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tI8FH3txGacLGbN4ZTavnZ5UPkt9XXbZYOsbM0XgpQM/edit?usp=drivesdk
Super proud of our mentoring induction team! They are highly qualified educators that are ready to support our new teachers and, as always, put our students first!
Tuesday is voter registration day! Here's how to register in Butte County: https://www.chicoer.com/2018/09/24/tuesday-is-voter-registration-day-heres-how-to-register-in-butte-county/
Oroville 20/20 Tonight! Come meet with Assemblyman James Gallagher, Mayor Linda Dahlmeier, OCESD Supt. Dr. Spencer Holtom and Tim Taylor Butte County Superintendent of Schools. https://business.orovillechamber.com/events/details/oroville-20-20-common-ground-9880
Butte CTEC has two programs opening soon: Medical Scribe and Pharmacy Technician. If you know someone who would be interested in these careers, contact us today! https://ctec.bcoe.org/
Did you know that BCOE has EdTech devices that Butte Teachers can borrow for free? Contact our Coaches for more information: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tI8FH3txGacLGbN4ZTavnZ5UPkt9XXbZYOsbM0XgpQM/edit?usp=drivesdk
Are you an outstanding educator and passionate about supporting new teachers? If so, become an induction mentor! https://drive.google.com/a/bcoeonline.org/file/d/0B48vRBU9AqIBMzNfNGNwNWcyaFU/view?usp=drivesdk
Find out how Sharna found career success in our new YouTube series, Butte CTE Center Success Stories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl2aDP0P9xg&t=3s
BCOE is partnering with OCDE to bring teacher induction back to Butte County! Apply today: https://goo.gl/forms/0SuIjq8GKwmhRgDA2
BCOE is partnering with OCDE to bring our teacher induction back to Butte County! Apply today: https://goo.gl/forms/0SuIjq8GKwmhRgDA2
Forty, $100 teacher grants again available -- sponsored by CalRTA Division 32 and BCOE. Application form here: http://5il.co/4m3o #ButteCOE #CalRTA
Did you know that the Butte CTE Center has a YouTube channel? Watch our most recent Success Stories from former Welding students! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyESI2N_uPH6na2m-cUKW4w?view_as=subscriber
Butte Teacher Induction Program is partnering with OCDE to bring our new teachers the support, connections & professional learning they need to thrive as educators! Join us now!
Time To Rethink High School Models Conference hosted in SF. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2135027613418447&id=854700194637027&refsrc=https%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com%2FXQAmerica%2Fvideos%2F2135027613418447%2F&_rdr
FREE professional development opportunity through @ChicoState on September 14th! "Robotics with BlocklyProp" Apply now! https://www.parallax.com/company/event/3125/robotics-blocklyprop-pd-chico #ButteCOE #CSforAll
Yay for positive partnerships where students come first! http://www.gridleyherald.com/news/20180822/bridging-gap-between-information-technology-and-ed-tech-services
In need of math fact fluency? Apply for @ExploreLearning Reflex Grant by 9/2/18 & get 12 mths FREE! https://info.explorelearning.com/reflex-grants.html?utm_source=sfdc&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GEN+Reflex-Grants-2018-2019-01-fall+82018&utm_content=Teacher2
BCOE is bringing Esports to high schools in the North State! Super exciting for students and schools! http://www.paradisepost.com/gaming-helps-with-academics-bringing-esports-to-northern-california-schools
BCOE’s Expanded Learning department makes headlines through STEM powered learning! https://www.chicoer.com/2018/08/06/butte-county-office-of-education-brings-in-new-robots-for-kids/
Film crew here today to get a story for USDA No Kid Hungry pilot running this summer through BCOE in Oroville
Smoke impacting air quality: https://www.orovillemr.com/2018/07/30/butte-county-air-quality-deteriorates-to-unhealthy-levels/
Due to Carr fire, all Shasta Co. Office of Ed. locations are closed today: http://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Carr-Fire-Grows-Near-Whiskeytown-Lake--488935601.html
Susan Hukkanen, Rindy DeVoll and Frank Quinn introduce the CA Rural Ed Network at the CA MTSS Institute. Check it out here: http://info.caruraled.net.
Orange and Butte County offices of education are hosting the 2018 MTSS conference in Sacramento next week. Our teams are getting ready to host over 1800 attendees throughout California and the United States. Going to be a great conference!! http://www.ocde.us/MTSS/Pages/Professional-Learning-Institute.aspx LESS THAN A MINUTE AGO, TIM TAYLOR
Ideas for community engagement: Parent University and Senior Work Exchange ... and more in: https://bit.ly/2LmwYdJ
Stoney Fire 65 Percent Contained https://mobile.twitter.com/CAL_FIRE/status/1018312363798220801?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet
Evacuations Ordered in Chico Due To Upper Bidwell Park Fire https://www.google.com/amp/www.actionnewsnow.com/templates/AMP%3fcontentID=488084141
Ukiah Superior Court - Life changing experience for 12 Lake and Mendocino County migrant students and staff today. Unforgettable experience for all and Judge Mayfield let students ask lots of questions to all her staff during break and at end of session. What a day in court!!! And a great day for Woodland students with STEM labs. Summer Learning at its best!
New website for Mental Health Services for Children and Youth: http://www.helpcentral.org/mentalhealth4youth/
Good morning! As we all wake to our first world homes with clean water, electricity, World Cup Games, breakfast and brewed coffee today....Let's be thankful there are kids like Sebastian Castillo and friends who are saving lives every day. Heres to the Border Angels! https://www.teenvogue.com/story/volunteers-leaving-water-for-migrants-traveling-to-the-united-states-border-are-helping-save-lives
Former Shasta County Superintendent to Lead the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence: https://bit.ly/2Hs4HfS
Shared with BCOE's differentiated assistance team data tools available to K-12 to help districts visualize data: https://bit.ly/2I4000H
Thanks CSEA for hosting the BBQ in the park!
Check out the STEM Ninjas on page 10 of "Upgraded Living": https://issuu.com/upgradedliving/docs/upgraded_living_may_2018
Local business helps Manzanita students ... "It means a lot to the school," said BCOE Supt. Tim Taylor. More here: https://goo.gl/Ta7wmT
What is your superpower? Share it as part of CTA's celebration of our education community at https://stories.cta.org/heroes/
Check me out with my buddy, Dash the Roadrunner! We hung out with Butte County students today at the 2018 Kid's Challenge! https://youtu.be/SL2pc-kVzhY
Association of California School Administrators has created a Student Demonstrations Resource Web page at http://bit.ly/2F96K8a
New K–12 Online Content for Schools this Fall: https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/el/le/yr18ltr0411.asp. Preview now available.
Students ages 6-14 can enter an art contest while drawing and learning about Mexico: https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/el/le/yr18ltr0417.asp
'American Ninja Warrior' comes to Oroville! http://www.orovillemr.com/general-news/20180403/american-ninja-warrior-comes-to-oroville
Ginny Hurley - Central Middle, OCESD, won the elementary/middle Butte County Spelling Bee! Runner-up Mimi Vo - Oakdale Heights, OCESD! Congrats and good luck at state competition!
Jr. High Butte County Spelling Bee winner: Ryan Daugherty, Bidwell Jr.; Runner up: Carelin Kue, Nelson Ave. Congrats! Off to Marin May 5!
Did you know about the Model United Nations opportunities for students? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_United_Nations
Great news from Ravi Saip, Director of USA Ops, Air Spray, Inc. and charter member of Butte Co. STEM Advisory Council: http://bit.ly/2pj90TH
Chico students speak out: http://www.chicoer.com/general-news/20180314/video-tweets-of-chico-school-walkouts
Woodland Community College Hosts Region 2 Migrant Education Regional Speech and Debate BCOE’s Migrant Education Division hosted the annual Speech and Debate event on Saturday March 10th. Students from Galt to the Oregon border participated after qualifying by winning their local competitions. The day was filled with student competitions, student dances, a keynote speaker and an incredible authentic lunch. Congrats to the winners who advanced to the state tournament later this month!
2nd Annual National History Day – Butte County 2018 State Champions Advance! – Students from all over Butte County created historical papers, exhibits, websites, documentaries and drama performances, based on this year’s theme: “Conflict and Compromise in History”. Nelson Avenue Middle School hosted the event this year on Saturday, March 3rd. Winners are listed here: http://5il.co/2xcj. Twelve student champions will attend the state competition in Rocklin on May 5-6, 2018. Congrats to everyone! Action News Now followed this year’s event. http://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Oroville-students-gather-for-National-History-Day-475748743.html
Reminder to schools - Butte County Spelling Bees will be held Wednesday, March 28 at Paradise Performing Arts Center. Registration packets due by 3/12/18. For more info: www.bcoe.org/student_events
Snow Continues in Paradise!! Schools open for today on the Ridge. http://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Paradise-Unified-School-District-watches-forecast-to-determine-school-closures-475551013.html
Just Released Teacher Development Book features BCOE Mini Corps Portraits of Anti-Racist Alternative Routes to Teaching in the U.S., Framing Teacher Development for Community, Justice and Visionaries. https://www.peterlang.com/view/product/31105
State treasurer kicks off second annual Scholar Dollars Program to support K-8 public and charter schools - http://www.myscholardollars.com/
Paradise High School Wins The Brett Silva Academic Decathlon Title. http://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Paradise-wins-big-at-Butte-Co-ACADECA-472548063.html The Mia Ng-Osborne Super Quiz championship goes to Las Plumas! Individual Point title winner is Elizabeth Ober from Inspire High School—her second consecutive overall win! Congrats to all the winners!
Great WASC visit at Table Mountain School! Thank you TMS staff and students and to our WASC team.
Flu is Rampant! Take Extra Precautions! This the worst flu season in a decade! Take care of yourself!!!! Over 100 Californians have died since December 31st. https://www.google.com/amp/amp.sacbee.com/news/local/article196943359.html Here are some tips and updates about the flu season including stay home if you have the flu! https://www.consumerreports.org/flu/protect-yourself-during-bad-flu-season/
Tougher Private Home Schooling Oversight Could Have Detected Perris Child Torture! Its time to create oversight of private home schooled children. This article summarizes the history behind the lack of oversight http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/editorials/article195311859.html
BCOE’s Professional Learning department awarded $495k to establish a rural teacher and leadership pipeline! Proud of our team for their vision and hard work. Stay tuned or contact Tracey Allen or Sandra Azevedo for more information!
New, section 508 accessibility requirements in effect 1/18/18. Details at United States Access Board: https://goo.gl/vuGg3n
MLK Celebration Awards Local Students Scholarships! Oroville Soutside Community Center hosted the annual Pancake Breakfast and Scholarship Program on Monday. Over 250 attended the event. Keynote Speaker Dr. Samia Yagub, District Attorney Mike Ramsey and Congressman Doug LaMalfa spoke on the importance of unity and education for our youth and within our communities. A big Congrats to BCOE students Ife Sainte, Zackery Knight and Jerrell Bruhn for receiving $500 college scholarships!
One In 30 Students Are Homeless. Over 700,000 students are homeless in this country. This number continues to increase. See the article below. We need to continue to provide support and provide love to our homeless children! Thankful our BCOE School Ties program is so great. What that staff does everyday is magical. For more information contact Meagen Meloy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read this article: https://theconversation.com/the-hidden-homelessness-among-americas-high-school-students-88925
New Electronic System Coming to BCOE Oroville Office Buildings!!! The implementation of the new electronic door access system will take place this month, building by building (Lincoln Center, 1895 Bird, and deRoco). A schedule will be posted next week when M&O is available to take pictures and issue new badges. This new card key system will reduce costs; provide better and more controlled security; provide instant access information and is easy to use. For more information please email Jim Simone at email@example.com
Great Kindness Challenge coming up! More from State Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson: http://5il.co/2lii
BCOE Fiscal Services staff hosts Escape working sessions. Learn by doing! Jan 9, 10, 16, 17, 25, 26, 30, 31 -- 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
BCOE continues to lead in education technology with the introduction of the website and LiveFeed!
Working with the BCOE Board of Education to use website Live Feed
BCOE Board Meeting today at 2. Looking forward to celebrating ESCAPE rollout with the board and staff at 3:15 pm.
Butte County Annual Bike Giveaway is 12/22! http://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Butte-County-Annual-Bike-Giveaway--465735993.html
BCOE's differentiated assistance team met this morning to learn more about how we can support our districts in need of assistance.
Statewide leadership! Butte County Board of Education Trustee Mike Walsh is California School Boards Association (CSBA) President https://twitter.com/AmyChristianso4/status/936309047514447872
Just in from Josh Peete at Golden Feather -- Concow school is 1:1!
Listen to the story of Intune Music Foundation at http://mynspr.org/programs/common-ground-common-good-1#stream/0. Support local students!
Families and friends of Sierra Ave. After School Program are celebrating with "Lights On After School Fall Harvest" Thursday, Nov. 9, 3:30 pm at the Sierra Ave. Elementary School Cafeteria. There will be cooking demonstrations, a Farmers Market, CATCH Curriculum, Breakout EDU (based on escape rooms), and Harvest Art. This event is for families and friends of Sierra After School Program ... and Chewy.
Butte County Office of Education Annual Report 2016/17 hot off the press: https://indd.adobe.com/view/e10bf704-9d82-4b81-a673-8580a1f547ba
Substitute teaching positions are available at Butte County Office of Education. Come join us! https://www.bcoe.org/article/28182
Golden Feather Union Elementary now has high-speed Internet! So happy for staff and students there in Concow!
See Bangor Elem FB page for updates on needs and relief for families affected by fire: https://www.facebook.com/BangorUnionESD
Active fires in Butte County and state of emergency declared in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba Counties. Current map: https://goo.gl/vGsVA2.
OUHSD College Fair today 5:00-7:00pm LP High School Gym, 2380 Las Plumas Ave., Oroville. For middle/high students. Over 35 colleges. Free.
Invitation to all Butte County Leaders: Butte County Leaders in Ed Briefing Friday, October 6, 2017 7:30-9:30 a.m. CfTE-5 County Center Drive, Oroville RSVPfirstname.lastname@example.org
Happy B-Day OUHSD 125 years!
BCOE is hiring!
Local districts improve in state tests: http://www.orovillemr.com/social-affairs/20170927/some-local-districts-improve-in-state-testing
Charters improve on state tests --http://www.chicoer.com/social-affairs/20170928/more-than-half-of-charter-schools-improve-on-state-tests
Torlakson announces California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress tests results: http://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr17/yr17rel67a.asp
Musical field trip for Students 10/13/17. James and the Giant Peach presented by Inspire. Info: https://bcoe.k12oms.org/2219-141091
Explorer's Faire Weds 9/27 5:00-7:30 at Butte College - 40 Exhibitors, 600+ K-8 Explorers
Butte County Teachers! In September, apply for 1 of 40 CalRTA $100 grants using this application: http://5il.co/1wtv
BCOE at CCBE! Christianson, Taylor, Hukkanen, DeVoll, Garcia, Meloy! http://theccbe.org/~/~/~/media/15E016581E664309BE7E4BEE2F0FEE09.ashx
Hi! I'm Chuy, BCOE's official mascot. Would you like me to visit your next event? Use my Booking Form to get started! https://goo.gl/iytLmS
High School Voter Education Weeks Sept 18-29; More info at CA SOS website: http://tinyurl.com/mo2k6y4
Had a great first day today at Bangor Union Elementary School! I'm nuts about those kids!
Eclipse Safety -- Know the facts! See Eclipse 101 Safety on NASA's website!
Youth council inspiring homeless teens, young adults in 07/02/2017 Chico ER http://www.chicoer.com/social-affairs/20170702/youth-council-inspiring-homeless-teens-young-adults
New website starting up!