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El Dorado County Celebrates the Achievements of Outstanding Graduates

08:00 AM - June 10, 2024

As the academic year draws to a close, El Dorado County proudly celebrates the achievements and resilience of its exceptional graduates. These students have overcome challenges, shown remarkable dedication, and demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in both academic and extracurricular …

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Register Now for Prospective Board Member Workshop

09:10 AM - June 04, 2024

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Empowering Futures: Celebrating Success at the Marshall School of Medical Assisting

09:00 AM - May 29, 2024

May is an exciting month filled with celebrations and graduations all throughout El Dorado County. On May 22, students from the Marshall School of Medical Assisting’s first cohort had the opportunity to put their newly acquired medical skills to the test during a special visit from Dr. …

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Stars at School: Anthony Carafone

08:00 AM - May 20, 2024

Band Teacher - Valley View Charter Montessori

In the heart of Valley View Charter Montessori School, where the melodies of education intertwine with the rhythm of community, Anthony Carafone orchestrates a symphony of growth and passion. With a journey that spans from the bustling streets …

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School Administrators honored with County-wide Awards

15:55 PM - May 16, 2024

On Friday, May 10, the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) and school district representatives gathered to celebrate the achievements of their most exceptional administrators at the annual Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) El Dorado County Chapter Awards …

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El Dorado County Office of Education Celebrates Laura Smith with Excellence in Education Award

08:00 AM - May 13, 2024

In an inspiring celebration of dedication and service, the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) recognized the exceptional contributions of Laura Smith at their annual Team Member Recognition event on May 7. Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools, presented …

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EDCOE's Payroll Department Receives Excellence in Education Award

08:00 AM - May 13, 2024

At the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) Team Member Recognition event, the Payroll Department was honored with this year’s Department Excellence in Education Award. The accolade acknowledges the department's pivotal role in ensuring that all EDCOE employees receive timely …

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Empowering Youth Voices: El Dorado County Youth Commission's Advocacy for Mental Health

08:00 AM - May 13, 2024

Against the backdrop of El Dorado County's majestic landscapes, a group of young leaders is making strides with fresh perspective, passion, and advocacy. The El Dorado County Youth Commission works cohesively to amplify the voices of the county's youth within the halls of local …

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Anne Tignanelli Honored with EDCOE Excellence in Education Award

08:00 AM - May 13, 2024


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Celebrating Success: El Dorado County's Teacher Residency Program Hosts End-of-Year Dinner

08:00 AM - May 13, 2024

El Dorado County's Teacher Residency Program, operated by El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE), recently celebrated the culmination of its first year with a grand end-of-year dinner. This event not only recognized the hard work and achievements of the residents and their …

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Empowering Youth Voices: El Dorado County Youth Commission's Advocacy for Mental Health

09:05 AM - May 08, 2024

Against the backdrop of El Dorado County's majestic landscapes, a group of young leaders is making waves, not with force, but with passion and advocacy. The El Dorado County Youth Commission stands as a beacon of hope and change, amplifying the voices of the county's youth within …

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Kathi Jensen Takes Oath of Office as County Board of Education Trustee

17:05 PM - May 07, 2024

Kathi Jensen took the oath of office on May 7 to become the new Trustee for District 5 at the regular meeting of the El Dorado County Board of Education. Throughout the selection process, the Board of Education Trustees conducted public interviews with several well-qualified candidates, …

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Monthly Matters with Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools

15:00 PM - April 09, 2024

Screenshot 2024 02 05 At 1.14.58 PmDon't miss out on the latest educational highlights in our series, "Monthly Matters," hosted by El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ed Manansala. In this edition of Monthly Matters, we highlight student participation at the "Oral Interpretation Festival", EDCOE team …

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Regional Honors Bestowed Upon EDC School Leaders

09:40 AM - March 28, 2024

On the evening of March 15, a distinguished gathering occurred at the Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln, where the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 2 celebrated its Administrators of the Year. This event spotlighted the dedication and achievements of educational …

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School Board Members Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

09:30 AM - March 28, 2024

On the night of Monday, March 18, the atmosphere at Cold Springs Country Club was electric with anticipation as the El Dorado County School Boards Association (EDCSBA) hosted its yearly celebration to recognize the remarkable service of school board members to their communities. The gathering saw …

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EDUHSD Appoints Michael Kuhlman as New Superintendent

18:30 PM - March 20, 2024

The Board of Trustees of the El Dorado Union High School District (EDUHSD) is pleased to announce the selection and appointment of Michael Kuhlman as its new Superintendent, effective July 1, 2024.  Mr. Kuhlman will be succeeding Dr. Ron Carruth, who will be retiring after a distinguished tenure …

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Three El Dorado County Schools Awarded 2024 California Distinguished Schools Recognition

10:45 AM - March 07, 2024

In a recent celebration of educational excellence, Camerado Springs Middle School from Buckeye Union School District, Herbert C. Green Middle School from Mother Lode Union School District, and Marina Village Middle School from Rescue Union School District have been awarded the 2024 …

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Monthly Matters Video Message with Dr. Ed Manansala

08:00 AM - February 23, 2024

Highlighted: Love Letters to California! from El Dorado County 4th graders featured statewide! & Community HUBS!

Don't miss out on the latest educational highlights in our series, "Monthly Matters," hosted by El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ed Manansala. In this episode, we delve …

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Oak Ridge High School Triumphs at El Dorado County Academic Decathlon

00:00 AM - February 01, 2024

Saturday, January 27, was the culmination of the El Dorado County Academic Decathlon, showcasing the talent of local high school students in a variety of disciplines. Oak Ridge High School emerged as the victor, securing a spot in the upcoming state competition scheduled for March.

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Monthly Matters Video Message with Dr. Ed Manansala

09:00 AM - January 31, 2024

Don't miss the latest educational highlights featured in this New Years' edition of "Monthly Matters" with Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools. In this episode, we'll see the anticipation and enthusiasm of students and teachers at Camino Union School District …

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Monthly Matters Video Message with Dr. Ed Manansala

09:00 AM - December 18, 2023

Stay updated on educational bright spots by joining us for the latest edition of Monthly Matters with Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Manansala highlights the new Disc Golf Course at Markham Middle School and delves into the enchanting story of El Dorado High …

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Black Oak Mine Unified School District Welcomes Dr. Gabe Simon as New Superintendent

09:00 AM - December 15, 2023

The Black Oak Mine Unified School District (BOMUSD) Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Dr. Gabe Simon as the new District Superintendent. Dr. Simon's distinguished career spans various educational roles, reflecting a deep commitment to transformative leadership and instructional …

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Reducing Conflict with Kids by Solving Common Behavior Problems

01:05 AM - December 12, 2023


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A Dream Takes Flight: Markham Middle School Unveils a Spectacular Disc Golf Course

00:00 AM - December 12, 2023

The sun dipped low on the horizon as the Markham Middle School community gathered for a remarkable evening to witness the culmination of Jacob Paturel's ambitious Eagle Scout project – a dazzling new disc golf course. The atmosphere was charged with excitement, and even the local …

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Coats for a Cause: EDCOE and Community Unite to Keep Students Warm

00:00 AM - November 21, 2023

Each year, the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) collaborates with school districts and county educational programs to discreetly identify students who may lack a winter coat. In the current year, EDCOE received over 419 requests for this essential clothing item from various …

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Chief Probation Officer Brian Richart's Impact: Collaborative Leadership for a Stronger Community

00:00 AM - November 20, 2023

Chief Probation Officer Brian Richart's recent appointment to the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) by the governor validates his commitment to service, community, and effective leadership at the local and state level. His passion for community impact and his collaborative …

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EDCOE Team Member Spotlight: Alison Morrison!

09:00 AM - November 08, 2023


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It's time to renew your Medi-Cal coverage.

09:00 AM - October 25, 2023

It’s time to renew your Medi-Cal coverage. You will get a letter in the mail that tells you if your Medi-Cal was renewed automatically by the county or if your county needs more information. If you receive a renewal packet or a notice asking for more information, you may submit the …

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Pac St. Perk: Brewing Inclusivity and Vocational Skills at EDCOE Green Valley Campus

10:00 AM - October 04, 2023

In the heart of Placerville, California, something heartwarming is brewing every Wednesday morning between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the El Dorado County Office of Education’s (EDCOE) Green Valley Campus. Meet Pac St. Perk, the newest pop-up coffee shop that’s not just serving beverages but also …

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EDCOE Teacher Residency Program Shaping the Future of Education

09:30 AM - October 04, 2023

Quality educators are the cornerstone of a thriving educational system and the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) has taken an innovative step toward addressing the critical shortage of teachers in our community. Spearheaded by the dedicated leadership of Dr. Carolyn Parker, Director of …

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Antoinette Del Rio: Championing Native Education and Empowerment

09:00 AM - October 04, 2023

Continuing the El Dorado County Office of Education’s commitment to and support for Native youth and their families, EDCOE proudly introduces Antoinette Del Rio as the new Coordinator of Indian Education. With a wealth of experience and an unwavering passion for making a difference, …

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Monthly Matters with Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools

15:10 PM - September 28, 2023

Join Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools, for an exciting journey through El Dorado County in this edition of Monthly Matters. We begin over at Jackson Elementary School, where we celebrate the unveiling of a groundbreaking project: an all-abilities playground... the first …

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EDCOE Teacher Residency Program Shaping the Future of Education

09:00 AM - September 27, 2023

Quality educators are the cornerstone of a thriving educational system and the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) has taken an innovative step toward addressing the critical shortage of teachers in our community. Spearheaded by the dedicated leadership of Dr. Carolyn Parker, …

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UPDATE: Call for Student Participation: El Dorado Transit Bus Decorating Contest!

13:00 PM - September 21, 2023

We are excited to announce the launch of the El Dorado Transit Bus Decorating Contest for the upcoming 2023-24 school year! This exciting art contest is open to middle and high school students (grades 6-12), and we encourage all creative minds to participate and showcase their artistic talents.

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Team Member Spotlight - Sylvia Perryman

09:00 AM - September 12, 2023


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Dr. Ware Takes Oath for El Dorado County Board of Education

16:25 PM - September 05, 2023

During the El Dorado County Board of Education meeting held on September 5, Dr. Charles Ware took the Oath of Office and officially assumed the position of Trustee for Area 1. The El Dorado County Board of Education trustees publicly interviewed multiple candidates to make an informed decision …

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Monthly Matters with Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools

16:00 PM - August 24, 2023

Watch this edition of Monthly Matters with Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools, where he highlights the beginning of the 2023-24 school year and EDCOE's Adult Ed Program offerings, including a new Medical Assistant Program in partnership with Marshall Medical Center. …

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The Democratic Party of El Dorado County's Annual Essay Contest: Encouraging Civic Engagement and Intellectual Exploration

14:00 PM - August 04, 2023

The Democratic Party of El Dorado County sponsors an annual essay contest for public high school juniors and seniors. The contest topic is announced in September, and essays, 900-1200 words long, are due by late January.

The top three essays are awarded cash prizes of $1500, $750, and $500. Judges …

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Public Notice of Provisional Appointment

15:00 PM - August 02, 2023

The Board of Education of the El Dorado County Office of Education announces that the resignation Georgianne Knight, Trustee Area 1, from the County Board of Education effective on June 20, 2023 created one vacant position on the District’s Board of Education.

The Board of Trustees voted at a …

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EDCOE's Foster Youth Summer Employment Program: Empowering Youth for Success

14:30 PM - July 24, 2023

In a true testament to innovation, the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) has empowered 10 transitional-age youth with invaluable internship experience and professional skills this summer. Since its establishment in 2009, this annual program has been a catalyst for providing meaningful …

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Students Soared to New Heights at Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp

14:00 PM - July 24, 2023

Excitement filled the air at the Sly Park Environmental Education Center as students congregated in small groups, their hands tightly clutching various instruments, digital cameras, paintbrushes, drama scripts, and more. The Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp, celebrating its 64th year, was in …

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Camino Union Elementary School District Announces New Superintendent/Principal

12:00 PM - July 12, 2023

The following message was sent to the Camino community by the Camino Union School District:

This evening, Tuesday, July 11, the Camino Union School District (CUSD) Board unanimously approved the selection of Dr. Brett Nelson as their new Superintendent/Principal. Following the meeting, CUSD Board …

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El Dorado County Fair Celebrates Student Achievements with Fun Run and Golden Star Student Booth

15:00 PM - June 23, 2023

Fun Run

The annual El Dorado County Fair, held from June 15-18, celebrated community, education, and youthful exuberance. Among the highlights was an invigorating Fun Run, led by Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools. The Golden Star Student Booth, hosted by the El Dorado …

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