Selected CDE videos that showcase the department's programs and initiatives. For more videos, visit the California Department of Education YouTube Channel .
2018 California School Recognition Program (Video; 4:03)
Tom Torlakson attended a special event and shared his thoughts on the important work that the dedicated teachers and administrators are doing every day to ensure California students succeed.
Make the Switch: Become a Teacher (Video; 3:45)
The California Department of Education's Make the Switch: Become a Teacher campaign, profiles professionals who have left non-education careers to become teachers.
Superintendent Torlakson Visits CHIME Institute (Video; 5:27)
State Superintendent Tom Torlakson visited CHIME and saw first-hand why CHIME is considered a model for other schools not only in California but throughout the country.
2018 California Teachers of the Year (Video; 5:04)
Meet the 2018 California Teachers of the Year and follow along as they take part in activities as Teachers of the Year.
Beyond Safe Havens Highlights (Video; 2:31)
State Superintendent Tom Torlakson held an event where education leaders and advocates came together to discuss how schools should be a safe haven for undocumented students and what should be done to protect students and their families.