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New Member Q&A: Nancy Kohn Hsieh

Nancy Kohn Hsieh began her service on the San Mateo-Foster City School District Board of Trustees in December 2015. What’s the most surprising thing you’ve learned about schools or school board service since joining the board? I’ve learned about the value of board members being open to altering one’s positions during board deliberation. Going in prepared and with an […]

Members advocate for students at CSBA Legislative Action Day 2017

With 12 board members representing San Mateo County schools from 7 local districts, Region 5 was well-represented at the CSBA Legislative Action Day 2017. Our delegation visited with State Senators Jerry Hill and Scott Wiener, as well as Assemblymembers Marc Berman, Kevin Mullin, and Phil Ting. SMCSBA Members in Attendance Lynn Bowman, La Honda-Pescadero USD Elizabeth […]

New Member Q&A: Clayton Koo

Clayton Koo began his service on the Jefferson Elementary School District Board of Trustees in December 2015. He currently serves as board vice president. What’s the most surprising thing you’ve learned about schools or school board service since joining the board? While I was not surprised by this at all, I am always impressed how much the Jefferson Elementary […]

SMCSBA 4th Annual Conference

Please join Educational Leaders, Community Leaders, Mental Health Professionals and Non-Profits for the very powerful day of learning.

Local educators visit San Quentin for perspective on supporting students

Looking forward from behind bars: Local educators visit San Quentin for perspective on supporting students. Local educators took a field trip to a place where they hope none of their students end up. Members of the San Mateo County School Boards Association traveled Thursday, Sept. 1, to San Quentin State Prison, where they received an […]

2016 Kent Award Winners

The San Mateo County School Boards Association (SMCSBA), representing 22 school districts, the San Mateo Community College District, and the San Mateo County Office of Education, presented the 2016 Kent Awards on May 23rd in a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City. The awards are given to outstanding and innovative programs either […]

2016-17 Officer Slate

The SMCSBA nominating committee has selected the slate of officers for the 2016-2017 year.  They will be formally confirmed at our Kent Awards meeting on May 23rd in Foster City.  Congratulations to this amazing list of county board members. President, Carrie Du Bois – Trustee, Sequoia Union High School District Vice President, Marc Friedman – […]

Registration Open for Third Annual Educational Conference on Mental Health and Academic Learning

Registration is open for our third annual educational conference titled: Success in School – Making the Connection Between Mental Health and Academic Learning. The conference will be held Friday, April 29 from 9:00am to 2:30pm at the Sobrato Center Center for Non-Profits in Redwood Shores. To register visit: acknowledgealliance.org/register Please review the following flyer for […]

March 21st Dinner Meeting on Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard, What this Means for Our Public Schools

Please join the San Mateo County School Boards Association for our March 21st dinner meeting beginning at 6:30pm. The meeting is at: College of San Mateo 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd. College Heights Room, Building 10, Room 468 (4th Floor) Our topic is: Human Trafficking In Our Own Backyard; What This Means for Our Public Schools. […]

SMCSBA Announces Third Annual Educational Conference to be held April 29th on the Connection Between Mental Health and Academic Learning

The San Mateo County School Boards Association announces its third annual educational conference titled: Success in School – Making the Connection Between Mental Health and Academic Learning. Save the Date!  The conference will be held Friday, April 29 from 9:00am to 2:30pm at the Sobrato Center Center for Non-Profits in Redwood Shores. Registration will open […]

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    May 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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