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Year 2020

Correspondence from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction for 2020.

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July

2020 California Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics Back to School Pre-Conference: Building Community with STEAM
July 29, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the 2020 California Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics Back to School Pre-Conference: Building Community with STEAM on August 4, 2020.

Funds Available for Computing Devices
July 28, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding funds available for computing devices.


June

Release of Guidance Document and Upcoming Webinar
June 5, 2020: Letter to Education Leaders and Stakeholders regarding release of our guidance document and upcoming webinar.


May

May is National Foster Care Month
May 22, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding National Foster Care Month.

CPUC/CASF Grants $5M to CDE for Distance Learning Devices
May 20, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding grants for distance learning devices.


April

High School Voter Education Weeks (April 20-30, 2020)
April 21, 2020: Joint letter from the California Department of Education and Secretary of State to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding High School Voter Education Weeks.

California Teleconnect Fund
April 21, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the California Teleconnect Fund program.


March

March is National Nutrition Month
March 10, 2020: Letter to County Superintendents, District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals celebrating March as National Nutrition Month.

2019 Novel Coronavirus Guidance Update for Schools and School Districts
2019 Novel Coronavirus Information
March 5, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and Principals regarding an update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance and a Coronavirus informational document to share with county office, districts, and schools.

2020 Classified School Employees of the Year Program
March 4, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the 2020 Classified School Employees of the Year Program.


February

Reminder to Update and Adopt Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Legislative Updates, and Resources
February 18, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding comprehensive school safety plans, legislative updates, and other resources.

2019 Novel Coronavirus Guidance for Schools and School Districts
February 14, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals regarding the coronavirus and guidance for K-12 schools and school districts.

Census 2020: Make Sure California’s School-Aged Children Are Counted
February 11, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals regarding the 2020 Census and making sure California’s school-aged children are counted.

Promoting National School Breakfast Week: March 2–6, 2020
February 10, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, Chief Business Officials, and Food Service Directors regarding National School Breakfast Week: March 2–6, 2020.

Essay and Visual Arts Scholarships to Raise Awareness of the Armenian Genocide
February 7, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals regarding an essay and visual arts scholarship competition to raise awareness of the Armenian Genocide.

Announcing the Presenting Sponsor for 2019–2021 California School Recognition Program
February 6, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the Presenting Sponsor for 2019–2021 California School Recognition Program.


January

Public Charge Rule Does Not Impact Public Education and Programs Provided by Schools
January 29, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding the Public Charge rule.

2020 Innovating for Equity Summit
January 28, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding the 2020 Innovating for Equity Summit.

2020 National Youth Science Camp
January 21, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding the 2020 National Youth Science Camp.

Tobacco-Free Campus Certification
January 17, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding Tobacco-Free Campus Certification.

The Great Kindness Challenge Week: January 27–31, 2020
January 9, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and Principals regarding The Great Kindness Challenge, which takes place January 27–31, 2020.

Comprehensive Statewide Literacy Needs Assessment
January 6, 2020: Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the Comprehensive Statewide Literacy Needs Assessment.

Questions:   Superintendent's Correspondence Unit | superintendent@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0818
Last Reviewed: Friday, July 31, 2020
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