Common Core Grantees - 2013

Organization Area served Participating Districts / Purpose Amount

San Mateo County Office of Education

San Mateo

Participating Districts - Bayshore Elementary, San Mateo-Foster City, Brisbane Elementary, San Mateo Union, Cabrillo Unified, Jefferson Elementary, Jefferson Union High, La Honda-Pescadero and Pacifica School Districts

Purpose - Support for the establishment of a Common Core State Standards-aligned Learning Analytics Center for San Mateo County. This multi-district collaboration will help participating educators use existing and future data sources, including the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) asssements, to inform programmatic and daily instruction, answer critical problems of practice, encourage student ownership of learning, and identify effective strategies for raising achievement outcomes for all students.

$400,000

Sequoia Union High School District and Feeder School District Partners (Lead District: Sequoia Union High School District)

San Mateo

Participating Districts - Sequoia Union High, Redwood City, Ravenswood City, Belmont-Redwood Shores, Las Lomitas, Woodside, San Carlos, Menlo Park City, and Portola Valley School Districts

Purpose - Support for the development of a coordinated plan to implement the CCSS in mathematics, with a specific emphasis on classroom instruction and professional development.

$400,000

North County Consortium (Lead District: Jefferson Elementary School District)

San Mateo

Participating Districts - Brisbane, Bayshore, Jefferson Elementary, Pacifica, and Jefferson Union High School Districts

Purpose - Support for the development of a coordinated CCSS implementation plan that focuses on the articulation and alignment of pathways for mathematics that achieve college readiness for all students. Emphasis will be on teacher professional development, data analysis and placement practices.

$400,000

East Side Alliance of School Districts (Lead District: East Side Union High School District)

Santa Clara

Participating Districts - East Side Union High, Alum Rock, Berryessa Union, Evergreen, Franklin-McKinley, Mount Pleasant, Oak Grove and Orchard School Districts

Purpose - Support for the development of a coordinated CCSS implementation plan that focuses on professional development, instructional material, assessments and communication to stakeholders. This plan will be based on forming a governance and operational structure, developing a gap analysis, building learning communities and piloting coordinated programs.

$400,000

Unified Math Collaborative

San Mateo

Participating Districts - South San Francisco, Cabrillo and La Honda-Pescadero Unified School Districts

Purpose - Demonstration project to support the development of a coordinated CCSS implementation plan that focuses on the articulation and alignment of pathways for mathematics that achieve college readiness for all students. Emphasis will be on teacher professional development, instructional practices, assessments and data analysis.

$1,163,925
    Total $2,763,925