At its regular meeting on July 9, the Orange County Board of Education voted to elect new officers for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Robert M. Hammond was selected to serve a one-year term as president, and Linda Lindholm was named vice president. [...]
Brendan Stern, a former student of OCDE’s Regional Deaf and Hard of Hearing program and a graduate of University High School in Irvine, recently resigned as head basketball coach at Washington, D.C.-based Gallaudet University -- but for a very good reason: He’s accepted a tenure-track position with Gallaudet’s Department of Government and Public Affairs. We reached out to Stern, 32, to talk about his work at Gallaudet, as well as his early days as an OC student.
There are now more than two dozen STEM ecosystems at various stages of development around the country -- and many of them are modeled after the OC STEM Initiative here in Orange County. [...]
It’s Friday, June 26, and here are a few education stories from this past week. Click through for local education news.
It’s Friday, June 19, and that pretty much closes the books on the 2014-15 school year in Orange County. We don’t have much in the way of pomp and circumstance here, but we do have a handful of education stories from the past week. Click through to catch up on recent articles you may have missed.
It’s Friday, June 12, and here’s a recap of local education news from this past week. Click through for local education stories. [...]
It’s Friday, June 5, and as kids begin the countdown to summer vacation, we bring you another batch of education-related news from this past week. Click through for local education stories. […]
In the news: Education community mourns loss of influential leader, OC schools granted career pathways funding and more
It’s Friday, May 29, and here are some local education stories from this past week. Click through for news on Orange County education. [...]
John F. Dean, who served as Orange County superintendent of schools from 1991 through 2001 and led OCDE through the county’s 1994 bankruptcy, died last week at the age of 89. During his decade-spanning tenure as county superintendent, Dr. Dean was admired for his work in creating safe school environments with high achievement and low dropout rates. He advocated for funding to serve special education programs and supported the Alternative, Community, and Correctional Schools and Services program to include incarcerated students and students experiencing homelessness. [...]
It’s Friday, May 22, and we've got a batch of recent education stories as we head into a cool Memorial Day weekend. Click through to catch up on school news and notes from Orange County.