• Friday, August 25, 2017
    Former Imperial County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Herb Farrar passed away on July 26, 2017 from complications associated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.   "Dr. Farrar was not only a great leader", said County Superintendent Dr. Todd Finnell, "but he was an extraordinary man that I've been blessed to have as a mentor, coach, and friend."  

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    The 2017 school year for ICOE was kicked off with the annual all-hands Welcome Back Event! The 500+ employees attended a morning of fun events, entertainment, and inspiring messages to recharge and motivate the crowd. Armed with a focus on ICOE Values, everyone left ready to support Imperial County Schools in the upcoming school year. Be sure to check out the pictures from this event and have a great school year! Welcome Back 2017 Pictures.

  • Monday, August 21, 2017
    Click here for our August 2017 edition community edition of the monthly ICOEnnections publication. Stories include: California's School Reform Article Imperial Valley Youth Job Fair Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities Higher Education Week Dates Safe Schools Conference CyberSecurity Education Summit Migrant Summer Leadership Institute

  • Monday, August 21, 2017
    El Centro - The Foundation for Education, ICOE's non-profit auxiliary organization, recently received a donation of $25,000 from AT&T.  The donation was a result of AT&T's interest in partnering with innovative programs to assist educational programs targeting students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds such as English learners and the economically disadvantaged.  All of the funds will go to support Career and Technical Education programs at ICOE's Alternative Education program in Imperial County.  

  • Monday, August 7, 2017
    Imperial County – Based upon Imperial County’s student enrollment of 37,000 for grades Kinder through 12th grade the Imperial County Office of Education can nominate one local teacher to the California Department of Education to be considered for the California Teacher of the Year Program.

  • Thursday, July 27, 2017
    Classified to Certificated: Solving the Teacher Shortage

  • Monday, July 24, 2017
    CALIPATRIA — A wealth of experience helps anyone transition into a new job, but what makes Kelley Marmolejo stand out as an education administrator is her zeal to serve. After performing well as a secondary language arts curriculum coordinator for the Imperial County Office of Education (ICOE) these past four years, she currently serves as the principal for Fremont Primary School.

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Imperial County – Imperial Valley School District Superintendents have honored 3 individuals for outstanding support to students with a disability.    The eighth annual SELPA Community Advisory Committee (CAC) awards were presented to Norma Nava, Imperial Valley College;  Alan Phillips, CEO California Mid-winter Fair and Bethany Carson, Brawley Union High School Special Education Teacher.  The presentation of awards took place during

  • Monday, July 10, 2017
    Click here for our July 2017 community edition of the monthly ICOEnnections publication. Stories include:

  • Friday, July 7, 2017
    Brawley – First year teacher, Daniel Nunez, from Alternative Education’s Del Rio Academy in Brawley reflected on one of his most vivid memories as a new teacher. “It seems like almost every day of the school year there was something memorable” responded Nunez. “But I do remember a fondness for the graduation ceremony – one student in particular I had first met at Rite-Track (an evening program for at-risk youth) graduated and it was rewarding to see her accomplish an important goal like graduating from high school.”