KCSOS Spotlight Featured

19 Sep
New Website Launches to Help Address Local Teacher Shortage

New Website Launches to Help Address Local Teacher Shortage

To complement a statewide initiative to help recruit prospective educators to the profession amid an ongoing teacher shortage in California, KCSOS’s Teacher Development Program has launched an outreach campaign and new website to help address the local teacher shortage. The site, located at teachkern.org, is designed to educate prospective teachers on the vast benefits of […]

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10 Aug
KCSOS Holds Annual Transportation Awards

KCSOS Holds Annual Transportation Awards

KCSOS held its annual transportation awards in conjunction with the California Highway Patrol on Aug. 10 at KCSOS’s Student Service Center. The CHP awarded bus drivers who have driven for at least 10 years or a minimum of 100,000 miles without a preventable accident with their coveted CHP Safe Driving Certificates. KCSOS’s Safe Driving Pins […]

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02 Jun
Kern Community Mentoring AmeriCorps Program Seeks Mentors

Kern Community Mentoring AmeriCorps Program Seeks Mentors

TThe Kern County Superintendent of Schools office announced today that its Kern Community Mentoring AmeriCorps program is seeking mentors for the upcoming school year. AmeriCorps Members deliver high-quality mentorships to 700 underserved students each year at school sites throughout Kern County with the goal of increasing student engagement, improving the school climate, and causing lasting […]

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18 Mar
Reflecting on two-plus school years amid a pandemic

Reflecting on two-plus school years amid a pandemic

Two years ago this week, I stood alongside colleagues from Kern County school districts and our partners at Kern County Public Health to issue a joint statement that made the inevitable official. All schools in Kern County would physically close no later than March 18, 2020, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We believed the […]

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