Researchers have preschoolers wear a video camera on their head for the purpose of linguistic research.
@CADeptEd announces the application is now open for 2019-20 Schools to Watch Program. Applications are due by Thursday, October 10, 2019, by 5 p.m. PST. Click this link to learn more on the application process.
CDE Announces Great Opportunity for Students.
Now accepting 2020 @SenateYouth nominations! Each delegate will visit Washington, D.C. as guests of the US Senate, and receive a $10,000 college scholarship from the Hearst Foundation. Students must be nominated by their high school principal.
Teacher Pipeline in Rural Schools Continue to Struggle
Haven't we read this story before? We need more coverage of solutions and the people making it happen, or investigate why states aren’t doing more to solve teacher pipeline and equity issues in rural areas.
Mark Twain Union Elementary School District and Vallecito Union School District kicked off school last week with brand new supplies courtesy of #WyndhamAngelsCamp .
Bret Harte Union High School will celebrate their 2019 athletic hall of fame Friday, October 4, 2019 during their hall of fame weekend. 🏈 http://ow.ly/5gDx50vLMVH
Youth Engaged 4 Change wants to know what you're #hopeful4 - Submit your answer to the link below for a chance to win a $50 @amazon gift card!
SSDA wants to remind you to act fast because submissions are due tomorrow (8/30) at 11:59 P.M. http://ow.ly/79uP50vOCBw
August Wold from Anderson, gets the opportunity to sign an @athletics contract to be a member of the 2019 A's team. This was made possible by @MakeAWish 👍⚾ @PachecoUSD
@Edsource reports The College Board will be giving admissions offices data on 6 factors about applicants neighborhood and high school including attendance rates, median family income, crime, household structure, education levels, and housing stability
Jason Sanchez a former #TulareCounty elementary school teacher shares how limiting school suspensions leaves teachers and administrators feeling disempowered.
A recent study has been conducted that reports 'teens who sent more text messages over the study period actually reported feeling better (less depressed)" - Contrary to the belief that smartphones and social media damage the mental health of adolescents. http://ow.ly/qZUg50vKrIg
#happyntionaldogday from all of us here at SSDA. Tag us to have your four legged friend featured! Also click the link to learn about how owning a dog promotes better cardiovascular health. 🐶🐶🐶
Are you quick to grab your cellphone when taking a break from the work in front of you? Here is some interesting information on how it could result in poorer performance.
Behind every great Superintendent is an even better Executive Assistant! Register for SSDA Executive Assistant Academy on October 24-25, 2019 in Santa Cruz, CA! http://www.ssda.org/news
New Member Benefit!
Let SSDA Help You Sell Your Surplus Classroom Products!
SSDA is teaming up with Public Surplus to offer SSDA members a FREE way to sell their surplus equipment and supplies, from computers to desks to even vehicles!
New University of Vermont research shows that city parks are lifting moods as much as Christmas. With the average high being in the upper 90's, SSDA encourages you to make your way to a local park this weekend ! ☀️🔥
Learn how co-creating a comfort zone and conveying pride are among the 14 tips for a successful school year.
🔥 Wildfire season is upon us 🚒 Use the air quality guidance tool provided by California Air Resources Board and California Air Pollution Control Officers Association to determine how school activities will be affected when air quality is poor.
The California State Board of Education is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Student Board Member position. Any student who is a CA resident that will be a senior in the 2020-21 school year is encouraged to apply. Click the link to learn more ow.ly/uLUI50vDQa0
Register by August 21, 2019, to join State Superintendent @TonyThurmond , the CDE, and the San Bernardino Superintendent of Schools for a video conference to discuss the free Project Cal-STOP violence prevention and Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings.