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​​Combating Human Trafficking

Ensure Justice 2019, a two-day conference hosted by Vanguard University in partnership with OCDE, brought together national experts to examine the paths of exploitation that can lead to human trafficking. Learn more about local efforts to lead with awareness. 

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Strategic Plan 2016-19

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​​​Understanding the California Healthy Youth Act

​This state legislation was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown and took effect on Jan. 1, 2016. Here’s a list of common questions and answers, courtesy of the California Department of Education.

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Centralia School District campus recognized for ed tech training program

Centralia School District campus recognized for ed tech training program

March 26 , 2019

Raymond Temple Elementary School in the Centralia School District is encouraging its educators to expand their tech skills through an online learning platform. And the effort hasn’t gone unnoticed. The campus’ Personal Learning Pathways program has led to its recognition as a School of TechXcellence by District Administration magazine. In fact, Raymond Temple was one of […]

Woodbridge High finishes eighth in 2019 California Academic Decathlon

Woodbridge High finishes eighth in 2019 California Academic Decathlon

March 25 , 2019

Woodbridge High School earned a top-10 finish in this weekend’s California Academic Decathlon, placing eighth overall. The team from the Irvine Unified School District improved its ranking from last year when it finished 13th. This year’s competition featured 68 teams from across the state, including a total of five from Orange County. Granda Hills Charter […]

Weekly roundup: Students learn environmental lessons through excursions, schools recognized for civic education, and more

Weekly roundup: Students learn environmental lessons through excursions, schools recognized for civic education, and more

March 22 , 2019

Dozens of fifth-graders have learned about nature and the environment by sleeping, eating and learning at a four-day, three-night Newport Bay science camp as part of a program called Fostering interest in Nature. The Daily Pilot’s article this week described how the FiiN program, in its freshman year, focuses on bringing students from Title I schools […]

OCDE website offers educators a one-stop shop for workshops, trainings and more

OCDE website offers educators a one-stop shop for workshops, trainings and more

March 21 , 2019

Are you a local educator looking for professional development opportunities? You might want to bookmark this site: www.ocde.us/PLO The Orange County Department of Education has been building this web resource for some time now, separating trainings and workshops by subject. Think of it as your one-stop shop for all the professional learning opportunities offered by […]