State Accelerates Access to COVID Vaccines for Education Workers

State Accelerates Access to COVID Vaccines for Education Workers

Sacramento, CA…Following last week’s announcement by Governor Gavin Newsom that, beginning March 1, at least 10 percent of vaccine supply would be dedicated to education workers – including teachers, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, child care workers and site-based administrators – the state outlined its plan to execute on the Governor’s commitment. “The education professionals who nurture and […]

The March 2nd, 2021 CUSD Board Meeting Agenda

The March 2nd, 2021 CUSD Board Meeting Agenda

San Andreas, CA… The Mission of the Calaveras Unified School District is to partner with its families and communities in order to graduate all students as engaged, responsible and skilled citizens enabling them to achieve personal success. Any individual who requires disability-related accommodations, including auxiliary aids and services, in order to participate in the board […]

Calaveras County Office of Education Nominates Calaveras Public Health for the Partners in Educational Excellence Award

Calaveras County Office of Education Nominates Calaveras Public Health for the Partners in Educational Excellence Award

Angels Camp, CA… Each year, the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) presents the Partners in Excellence Award to outstanding community partnerships. The award recognizes individual leadership and contributions of school administrators, educators, and community leaders. The Partners in Excellence Award was given to Calaveras Public Health for their excellence in communication, coordination and partnership […]

Teachers Union Calls for “Safety First” Before Reopening School Campuses

Teachers Union Calls for “Safety First” Before Reopening School Campuses

Burlingame, CA…The California Teachers Association launched an ad campaign today highlighting the ongoing threat of COVID-19 and its variants, and the importance of vaccines and multilayered safety measures as politicians and school districts ready to open additional schools for in-person instruction and accommodate more students on already-open campuses. The television ads, titled “Safety First,” warn of schools […]

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event! Online Workshop is Feb. 18

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event!  Online Workshop is Feb. 18

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center will host a virtual workshop on Feb. 18 focusing on Winter Wellness with tips to help folks overcome “The Winter Blues.” It will be held via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. You must register in advance on the MTMC Webpage. “Every year winter weather can limit activities and make a […]

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event! Online Workshop is Feb. 18

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event!  Online Workshop is Feb. 18

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center will host a virtual workshop on Feb. 18 focusing on Winter Wellness with tips to help folks overcome “The Winter Blues.” It will be held via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. You must register in advance on the MTMC Webpage. “Every year winter weather can limit activities and make a […]

President Joe Biden Three Years After the Parkland Shooting

President Joe Biden Three Years After the Parkland Shooting

Washington, DC…Three years ago today, a lone gunman took the lives of 14 students and three educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. In seconds, the lives of dozens of families, and the life of an American community, were changed forever. For three years now, the Parkland families have spent birthdays and […]

President Joe Biden on Safely Reopening Schools

President Joe Biden on Safely Reopening Schools

Washington, DC…But we can do more. Shortly before taking office, I set an ambitious but achievable goal of opening most K-8 schools by the end of my first 100 days. I’ve said all along that this is a national imperative — one that can only be achieved if Congress provides states and communities with the […]

California Launches Interactive Map as Part of Safe Schools for All Plan

California Launches Interactive Map as Part of Safe Schools for All Plan

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that the state has launched the Safe Schools for All Plan’s interactive Safe Schools Reopening Map, an online tool providing a statewide snapshot of the status of school reopenings across California. The map supports local communities in making data-driven decisions to safely open classrooms and helps ensure public transparency. […]

CDC Issues First-Step Guidelines to Reopening Public Schools, Now California Educators Look to Lawmakers to Provide Much-Needed Funding and Resources, Vaccines

CDC Issues First-Step Guidelines to Reopening Public Schools, Now California Educators Look to Lawmakers to Provide Much-Needed Funding and Resources, Vaccines

Sacramento, CA…The anticipated CDC Guidelines to reopen public schools safely was released Friday, reiterating what California’s educators have been calling for over the last 10 months: Masks and PPE, 6-feet for physical and social distancing, handwashing stations and proper ventilation, surface cleaning and sanitization; contact tracing, weekly testing, and prioritizing vaccinations for educators and school staff […]

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event! Online Workshop is Feb. 18

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event!  Online Workshop is Feb. 18

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center will host a virtual workshop on Feb. 18 focusing on Winter Wellness with tips to help folks overcome “The Winter Blues.” It will be held via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. You must register in advance on the MTMC Webpage. “Every year winter weather can limit activities and make a […]

“2021 Adult Education Administrator of the Year”

“2021 Adult Education Administrator of the Year”

Angels Camp, CA… Congratulations to Jared Hungerford for receiving the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 7 award as the Adult Education Administrator of the Year! Jared Hungerford is the Director of Curriculum and Instruction/Adult Education Coordinator for the Calaveras County Office of Education. There are over 750 educational leaders from Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, […]

New AI Program Can Determine if Patients Will Die From Covid with 90% Accuracy

New AI Program Can Determine if Patients Will Die From Covid with 90% Accuracy

København, Denmark…Using patient data, artificial intelligence can make a 90 percent accurate assessment of whether a person will die from COVID-19 or not, according to new research at the University of Copenhagen. Body mass index (BMI), gender and high blood pressure are among the most heavily weighted factors. The research can be used to predict […]

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event! Online Workshop is Feb. 18

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event!  Online Workshop is Feb. 18

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center will host a virtual workshop on Feb. 18 focusing on Winter Wellness with tips to help folks overcome “The Winter Blues.” It will be held via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. You must register in advance on the MTMC Webpage. “Every year winter weather can limit activities and make a […]

36th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Virtual Student Event

36th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Virtual Student Event

All Calaveras County Students Are Invited! Grades 4th – 12th. Winners could be eligible to compete in the California State and Engineering Fair! Easy as 1,2,3!! 1. Pick a Project: Science, Engineering, Math/Computer Science 2. Experiment, Chart/Graph, Notes/Pictures, Complete template provided 3. Submit your Project, Completed PDF Template, Project Video How to participate: 1. Visit […]

Warren, Schumer, Pressley, Colleagues: President Biden Can and Should Use Executive Action to Cancel up to $50,000 in Federal Student Loan Debt Immediately

Warren, Schumer, Pressley, Colleagues: President Biden Can and Should Use Executive Action to Cancel up to $50,000 in Federal Student Loan Debt Immediately

Washington, DC…United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) led their colleagues in reintroducing their bicameral resolution outlining a bold plan for President Biden to tackle the student loan debt crisis by using existing authority under the Higher Education Act to cancel up to $50,000 in […]

Want to Become a UC Master Food Preserver Volunteer?

Want to Become a UC Master Food Preserver Volunteer?

Placerville, CA… The University of California Master Food Preserver Program invites adults interested in helping others learn about safe home food preservation to apply for certification as a UC Master Food Preserver volunteer in the following counties: Amador, Calaveras, Del Norte, Humboldt, Inyo, Mono, Orange, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo. The 2021 […]

Bret Harte Calling for Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations

Bret Harte Calling for Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations

Angels Camp, CA… Bret Harte High School is accepting nominations for the most dedicated student athletes and coaches of Bret Harte Athletics to honor in their Athletic Hall of Fame induction class of 2021. This special honor will recognize members of the Bret Harte family who have distinguished themselves as outstanding contributors to athletics at […]

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event! Online Workshop is Feb. 18

Winter Wellness is Focus of MTMC Virtual Event!  Online Workshop is Feb. 18

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center will host a virtual workshop on Feb. 18 focusing on Winter Wellness with tips to help folks overcome “The Winter Blues.” It will be held via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. You must register in advance on the MTMC Webpage. “Every year winter weather can limit activities and make a […]

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