The goal of the Placer County Office of Education's Curriculum and Instruction department is to work together with teachers and administrators to provide a comprehensive, systematic, rigorous and relevant education to all students in Placer County. Our department provides professional development around the implementation of content standards curriculum, English language development, professional learning communities, multi-tiered systems of support, coaching and more.
Our comprehensive approach to professional development includes professional development training, lesson study, and coaching. Additionally, the Curriculum and Instruction department provides a system of support for schools and Districts which includes content expertise, continuous improvement facilitation and implementation support.
The Placer County Office of Education is leading a cutting-edge approach to close post-pandemic learning gaps, using accelerated learning to bring students up to speed. Accelerated learning means
that students receive high-quality instruction in the grade-level content of
their grade while also providing some supports to fill the gaps in prior
Accelerated learning strategically prepares students for success with a targeted, individualized system of scaffolds and supports that identify and prioritize past concepts and skills in the context of current learning.
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PCOE’s Curriculum and Instruction department supports districts in accountability and continuous improvement systems to meet the needs of each district’s diverse student population. Through a system of support, PCOE can support districts in the state and federal accountability areas such as, Dashboard, Differentiated Assistance, Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), Title I, Title III, Federal Program Monitoring, California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC), Williams Act, etc. Supports include, but are not limited to, professional development, technical assistance, resources, and liaison between the district and the California Department of Education (CDE).
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The PCOE Curriculum and Instruction department works with teachers and administrators to provide a comprehensive, systematic, rigorous and relevant education to all students in Placer County.
PCOE provides a comprehensive approach to professional learning including opportunities for training, coaching and lesson study. PCOE currently supports schools, districts and county offices of education.
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Multi-Tiered System of Support