Sonoma County Office of Education

News & Announcements

Press releases issued by the Sonoma County Office of Education and other news items related to Sonoma County schools are included here. Do you have questions about a story on this page or are you a member of the media seeking information for an article? Please contact Communications Director Jamie Hansen at or call her at 707-524-2620.

Update on School Reopening Planning

05/27/2020 - Following is an update on Sonoma County public schools' planning efforts for the fall, written by County Superintendent Steve Herrington for local newspapers.

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Reapertura de Escuelas Cerca de Casa

05/27/2020 - A medida que se acerca el verano, la vuelta a la escuela el otoño es normalmente lo último que pasa por las mentes de estudiantes, padres y madres. Y aun así, en este año sin precedentes, las familias están deseando saber cómo será la escuela en otoño. Quieren saber si los campus reabrirán para que los padres y madres puedan volver al trabajo, cuáles serán las condiciones del aprendizaje, y quizá lo que sea más importante, si será seguro.

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Congratulations to Chelsea Borell, Teacher of the Month

05/26/2020 - Chelsea Borell, a third-grade teacher at Sequoia Elementary in Rincon Valley Union School District, has been named Sonoma County Teacher of the Month for May 2020.

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Honoring Classified School Employees

05/18/2020 - In honor of Classified School Employee Week, Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE), is recognizing outstanding classified school employees from around the county.

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Nominate a Colleague for the Golden Bell - Nominations Due May 29

05/18/2020 - Each year, SCOE recognizes outstanding employees through the presentation of Golden Bell Awards at our Back to School event. This year more than ever, we wish to honor the hard work and dedication of SCOE employees. Nominations for these awards come from current employees, and the time to submit them is now! To nominate a colleague for an award, complete this nomination form and send it to the employee's department supervisor. Nominations are due by Friday, May 29.

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